PAUSD Seeking Talented Candidates for Communications Position

Our community is filled with talented people and we have a special opportunity for one talented person to fill a very important role within our school district. The Palo Alto Unified School District would like our help in recruiting the best candidates possible to fill the full time position of Coordinator for District Communications. The Coordinator is responsible for communicating key information about the district both internally and to the general public. The Coordinator is also responsible for promoting a better understanding of the school district’s objectives, programs, and achievements; promoting a community climate of support for the district; and providing communication services to schools and departments. The district is looking for someone with experience in public relations, journalism, public school administration or a similar background. Please encourage people that you know who have the talent and interest to apply online.

Job Description

Education Update Meeting: Testing and Common Core

Sat Sep 19, 10:00-11:30 AM

Hillview Middle School Library
Location: 1100 Elder Ave, Menlo Park [map]

Is the new, online, standardized, test of Common Core principles working? What did we learn from this year’s testing?  Please join Assemblyman Rich Gordon and education leaders to explore the very latest results and discuss how we can get the most out of the tests.  Among other things, we will delve into technical problems, opt-outs, whether there is evidence that children are mastering Common Core concepts, and what can be improved.

FREE.  Please join Assemblyman Rich Gordon and a panel of experts for this important discussion.

Info or to RSVP: http://asmdc.org/sba or 650-691-2121.

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