4K Registration & Parent Information Night 2011
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead
Welcome & Introductions Tammy Kapp – Director of School Performance Staff, Partners & Administrators
Welcome & Introductions 4K Community & School Partnerships Kids Kampus / Muskego Elementary – Jullie Lopez & Kaari Olson Mary Linsmeier Schools / Tess Corners – Dave Linsmeier & Ron Rivard Leaps and Bounds / Mill Valley – Teri Gorski, Kris Desotell & Sue Borden
Welcome & Introductions 4K Community & School Partnerships Discovery Days – Two Locations Tina Kraussel, Giuliana Martin Muskego Location / Tess Corners – Ron Rivard Wind Lake Location / Country Meadows – Gary Goelz
Welcome & Introductions 4K Community & School Partnerships Little VIP / Lakeview – Janet Wells, Sue Huerta & Dawn Marisch Lots-for-Tots / Lakeview – Jackie Nirode, Lisa VanKoningsveld & Dawn Marisch
4K Contact Information Every student learning, growing…succeeding. Discovery Days Wind Lake – Country Meadows http://www.discovery-days.com / 8035 Racine Avenue, Wind Lake, WI 53185 4K Teacher: Alyssa Alters Site Contact: Tina Kraussel or Giuliana Martin 262-895-6299 [email_address] District Contact: Gary Goelz 262.971.1815 Discovery Days Muskego – Tess Corners http://www.discovery-days.com / S80 W1 8906 Janesville, Muskego, WI 53150 4K Teacher: Sara Korotko Site Contact: Tina Kraussel or Giuliana Martin 262-679-9100 [email_address] District Contact: Ron Rivard 262.971.1860 Muskego-Norway School District 4K Contact Information Attendance Zone Clarification Questions Cathy Anderson, 262-971-1800 ext. 2112 Transportation Questions Scot Ecker – Director of Business Services 262-971-1800 ext. 2106 Programming & Curriculum Questions Tammy Kapp – Director of School Performance 262-971-1800 ext. 2309 Alan Groth – Director of Student Learning 262-971-1800 ext. 2128 Ted Gennerman – Director of Special Education 262-971-1800 ext. 2132 Jen Losey – Early Childhood Program Support 262-971-1800 x4570 Lots for Tots – Lakeview 7345 S Loomis Rd, Wind Lake, WI 53185 4K Teacher: Abby Drobot Site Contacts: Lisa Van Koningsveld Jackie Nirode 262-895-3880 [email_address] District Contact: Dawn Marisch, 262.971.1850 Kids Kampus – Muskego Elementary http:// www.kidskampusmuskego.com / S84 W18473 Enterprise Drive, Muskego 4K Teacher: Christine Henneberry Site Contact: Jullie Lopez 262.679.5867 [email_address] District Contact: Kaari Olson 262.971.1840 Mary Linsmeier School – Tess Corners http:// www.marylinsmeierschools.org / S77 W18426 Janesville Road, Muskego (Located in Bethel Lutheran Church facility) (262)613.5286 4K Teacher: Merrie Sorum Site Contact: David Linsmeier 262.781.8081 [email_address] District Contact: Ron Rivard 262.971.1860 Leaps & Bounds – Mill Valley Elementary http:// leapsandboundsmuskego.com / W189 S7779 Racine Ave., Muskego 4K Teacher: Jessica Allen Site Contact: Rachel Lewandowski/Teri Gorski 262.679.3111 [email_address] District Contact: Linda O’Bryan 262.971.1830 Little V.i.P. – Lakeview Elementary http:// www.littlevipchildcare.com / 6710 South Loomis, Wind Lake 4K Teacher: Lynn Anderson Site Contact: Janet Wells/Sue Huerta 262.895.2558 [email_address] District Contact: Dawn Marisch 262.971.1850
Tonight’s Agenda 4K Partnership Background Schedule & Calendar Transportation Registration Meet Your 4K Partner
4K Partnership: Program Design Features Department of Public Instruction requirements Collaborative Opportunity Partner Selection Process Classroom Locations
4K Partnership: Curriculum Utilize the Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards Align with the district’s curriculum Thematic units with emerging literacy emphasis Staff development is jointly coordinated by the district and community partners
4K Partnership: Reporting & Record Management Report cards are distributed each trimester (December, March, and June) Parent/teacher conferences are held twice a year (October & March)
4K Partnership: Collaborative Approach Work collaboratively with the identified district administrator/principal Scheduling on-going learning opportunities between the partner and the family May provide “wrap-around” care before/after school
4K Partnership: Staffing & Support Services 4K programs have access to other district services : Nurse Special education Teachers and classroom aides are community partner employees Wisconsin licensed teacher in every classroom (teachers are currently applying and will be jointly interviewed by the district and community partners) Classroom aide in every classroom Elementary principal is the district program contact Joint supervision of classroom teacher by community partner and district
4K: Schedule & Calendar Student Day: 2 hour 45 minute sessions 2010-11 Morning session ran from: 8:50-11:50* 2011-11 afternoon session ran from: 1:10-4:10* *Times subject to change based on registration & transportation decisions.
4K Schedule & Calendar 4K follows the school district calendar with a few exceptions that are published once the district calendar is finalized. These dates include early release, late starts and no-school dates.
Transportation Transportation is provided to and from the home address and 4K only, and does not include wrap-around care or transportation to a non-home address. Transportation routes are finalized in summer. Bussing schedules will be provided to parents/guardians via mail and/or email prior to the start of the school year.
Transportation: Busing Efforts will be made to minimize the time spent on busses. Parents have the option of providing their own transportation.
4K Boundary Lines & Partner Locations Subject to change based on registrations received.
Registration Process Muskego-Norway Schools facilitates the overall registration process with the assistance of our partners 4K is open to all district residents who are 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2010 (no early entrance) Registration remains open Registration materials are available tonight or at the elementary schools
Registration Process Each household is aligned to an elementary school which in turn determines the 4K community partner site. Intra-district Transfer Requests Considered Placements are not guaranteed No transportation is provided with this option Due to district office by May 6, 2011
Registration Process Step 1: Read through the registration process letter and accompanying packet Then, complete the 4 Year Old Kindergarten Commitment Form Return 4K Commitment Form tonight at the door, or at your designated elementary school
Registration Process Step 2: Pick up your 4K Registration Packet available at the door tonight, or at your designated elementary school If interested, pick up an Intra-District transfer form Complete and return this registration packet to your designated elementary school
Registration Process: Important Dates May 6 Register by this date for greatest opportunity to obtain your preferred 4K time and Community Partner Intra-district transfer requests are due.
Remaining Pieces of District Communication Before School Starts Bus Route information Confirmation of your 4K site location School hours At the start of the school year Parent Handbook
Approximately 155 days away…and we so look forward to helping your child learn, grow and succeed!