August 18 2008 Safety & Security Meeting


Monday, August 18, 2008 6:30 PM
EDGEBROOK
LIBRARY


5331 W.Devon Avenue
Chicago, IL 60646


OPEN MEETING

Come participate in a meeting about the safety of our students.
The first meeting of the Edison Regional Gifted Center Local School Council's Safety & Security Committee.

Please come prepared to participate in a frank and open discussion about safety and security. We will have the opportunity to hear from Edison Gifted parents who have experience in law enforcement.  This LSC Committee will be making recommendations on maximizing the safety and security of all the students and staff in our   building.  Anyone interested in school safety is encouraged to volunteer for this committee.

This LSC Committee meeting will   provide you with an opportunity to make a difference on an important issue.

This will be an open meeting. Please plan to attend the Edison Gifted LSC Safety & Security meeting on Monday August 18, 2008 at 6:30 p.m.  

Agenda for August 18, 2008 Meeting

 
Brief Introduction- by LSC chair (Mike Early) -- request that meeting attendees introduce themselves and sign in. 

Nomination of Officers for the Committee

Speakers –

Alex Gallegos (Edison parent & current CPD)

Nick Pallela (Edison parent, Edison staff member & retired CPD)

Discussion of ways to improve safety and security:

I.  Parent Volunteer Activities:

    Outside the Building
        helpers for bus riders and for walkers
       
    Inside the Building  
        hallway helpers (in addition to lunchroom monitors and
        recess monitors)

    Coordination of Parent Volunteers

II. Work with the Community

    Attendance at Albany Park CAPS meetings;     Outreach to the Alderman’s office;     Coordination with other CPS school and local institutions on safety issues

III. Anti-Bullying Issues

    Need for a school anti-bullying policy

    Consider forming a Sub-committee to focus on anti-bullying issues

IV. Open to additional suggestion of ways to improve safety and security


Draft Specific Recommendations for Committee to present at the August 20th LSC Meeting

Set next meeting time and date





RESOURCES AND LINKS
Compiled for preparation for the AUGUST 18 2008 Meeting

WEBSITES AND ARTICLES- SAFETY COMMITTEE

STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT FOR CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR THE
2008-2009 SCHOOL YEAR
http://policy.cps.k12.il.us/documents/705.5.pdf

CPS Safe Passage
http://www.oism.cps.k12.il.us/pdf/2005-2006SafePassage.pdf

CPS Bullying Prevention
http://www.cps.k12.il.us/SafeSchools/Bullying_Prevention/bullying_prevention.html

Parents as Prevention Partners
http://www.cps.k12.il.us/SafeSchools/Programs/Parents_As_Prevention_Partners/parents_as_prevention_partners.html

CPS Toolkit Prevention of Harassment, Bullying, and Conflict
http://www.cpstoolkit.cps.k12.il.us/StrategyPage.aspx?id=59

CAPS meeting location and schedule beat 1713
http://www.cchsd.org/chicagohealthpartners.org/html/albanypark/ap_communitycalendar.html

Shared Facility Policy Manual
http://policy.cps.k12.il.us/documents/410.7.pdf


Alderman Margaret Laurino
http://www.aldermanlaurino.com/

Albany Park Chamber of Commerce
http://www.albanyparkchamber.org/

Mayor Daley- parents take safety efforts to the streets
http://www.mayors.org/bestpractices/bp98/09_1998_Preventing_School_Violence46.htm

CPS Dept. of Safety and Security
http://www.cps.k12.il.us/AboutCPS/Departments/SafetyandSecurity/index.shtml


Schools Sharing Buildings- CPS
http://www.archachieve.net/Resources2/tookits/SchoolsSharingBuildings.pdf

Albany Park Community Center
http://www.apcc-chgo.org/







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Harlan Wallach Wallach,
Aug 2, 2008, 2:51 AM
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