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Good afternoon partners, 
Due to a few unforeseen situations the upcoming Elementary Role Specific Meeting for Friday, April 8, 2022 has been cancelled. Below you will find a few reminders and fabulous opportunities for professional development. 
Thank you for your patience,
ExCEL


ExCEL Role Specific Monthly Meeting
Please note the changes for the upcoming APRIL meetings.

ATTENDANCE REMINDERS

  • Please refer to this sheet for the EMS lock dates for the rest of the school year.
    • If you missed inputting any attendance before the lock date, please submit an EMS Attendance Request.       

ACTION NEEDED 
SFUSD Emails for ExCEL Partners SY 2021-22: 
The current SFUSD emails for non-SFUSD staff will expire on June 30th, 2022. ExCEL is working with the Department of Technology to have emails approved for SY 22-23. However, we wanted to give you the heads up that we might not be able to activate SFUSD email address on July 1st, 2022 and we are asking you to plan ahead. 
If this is going to affect the way you deliver Summer Program, please send an email to Lucy Hong at hongl1@sfusd.edu and Karina Henriquez at henriquezk@sfusd.edu by Apr 22, 2022 with the following information by CBO: 

  1. CBO Name + school sites
  2. Number of employees this would affect
  3. If the employees currently  have an active SFUSD email, please list their name, SFUSD email address and school site here on this spreadsheet
  4. A brief description on how not having SFUSD emails access this Summer, will make it difficult for staff to provide Summer Programming.

SFUSD Application for Summer Meals
Dear Summer Program Managers & Coordinators and SF Community Members,

Hope you all are well! You’re receiving this email because it is time to apply for the Summer Meals at SFUSD and either you’ve previously taken part in the Summer Meals Program at SFUSD or you may be operating a program this summer at SFUSD. If you are no longer leading or intending to lead the summer meals program, please share this information with the appropriate person so that there is no delay in completing the application. 

Student Nutrition Services (SNS) is proud to offer summer meals to your students this summer. The summer meals program serves healthy meals to youth 18 years and younger and to individuals older than 18 with disabilities during the summer months. The goal of this program is to alleviate hunger for vulnerable youth when school is not in session. This year, SNS intends to serve breakfast and lunch to summer programs. 

Throughout the pandemic, the school meal program has operated under a number of waivers, which provide a variety of program flexibilities. At this time, these waivers and flexibilities are set to expire on June 1, 2022 and do not continue for the summer. We are still waiting for direction from the California Department of Education on how this will impact Summer School operations. As soon as we receive this information we will share in a follow up email.  

To receive meals at your program this summer, please complete this application by COB April 15, 2022.
SNS cannot guarantee meal service on the first day of summer programming if your program completes the application after the deadline. Please complete one application per program. We recognize that you may not have all of the information finalized yet that is asked in the application. Please complete the application to the best of your ability at this time and information can be updated as it becomes available. 

Please note that your programs menu (hot or cold food), staffing, and service model will be dependent on site specific details such as enrollment, infrastructure, and more. Once an application is received for your site, SNS will follow up individually with more detailed information, program expectations, next steps including scheduling training, confirming your service time, location, and if your site will be staffed with an SNS Dining Staff member. 

Please let us know if you have any questions and thank you for supporting San Francisco's youth through summer meals!
Please contact Hannah Smith (smithh4@sfusd.edu) with questions or concerns.



 RESOURCES
Mission Bit 
Summer 2022 Coding Bootcamp is live on our website!
Classes: Intro to JavaScript, Intro to Web Design, Intro to Unity Game Design, and Intro to Python
When? T/W/Th from 10 am – 2:30 pm between June 21 – July 30
Where? Remote and in-person, TBD which classes will be which!
Who? 9th – 12th graders, including rising 9th graders and 12th graders who just graduated
Apply at missionbit.org/programs/classes by May 8th
Please let me know if you are having any resource fairs or info sessions for your youth. I would love to come by, virtually or in-person, to table/present!
Zoe Kurtz
Program Coordinator

email: zoe@missionbit.org
phone: 415.625.1199


Spring Leadership Circle - 2022

Looking to improve the environment of your meetings, workshops, classes, or events?
Join us for a four-part series to explore how to bolster your facilitation skills so that all of your participants, staff, and/or students feel included, inspired, and heard.
This community is recommended for leaders in school district, non-profit, higher education, and city agencies, or for anyone who is interested in increasing engagement, retention, and motivation with an equity lens. For more information and to register visit this LINK

A Retreat for Womxn in Leadership

Are you ready to inspire your thinking, get creative, and uplift your life and work? Join us at Westerbeke Ranch on May 5 to be part of a community and experience that will allow us to collectively breathe out and power up.
Over the course of our time together, we will explore leadership topics specific to womxn leaders through meaningful activities and conversations that encourage collective care and re-visioning.
For more information and to register HERE


LGBTQ Resources & Activities

  • SFUSD's Queer Trans Advisory Council is hosting a Queertopia PRIDE Poster Contest. There will be winners selected from each school level (K-5, 6-8, 9-12). Help us imagine a future where everyone is celebrated! Submissions are due April 8th.
  • PRIDE resources

  • ExCEL programs are doing wonderful things. We encourage you to share what you are doing HERE.

  • For additional questions or support, please contact Kena Hazelwood <hazelwoodk@sfusd.edu>

 

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