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TCAPS Offers “Light the Path to a Happy Kid” Free Virtual Learning Opportunity for Parents

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) is pleased to announce the “Light the Path to a Happy Kid” event beginning on September 15th, a free TCAPS-sponsored virtual learning opportunity for parents looking to support their child’s social and emotional health and wellbeing. 

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Board of Education Approves TCAPS' COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan

School to begin virtually on September 8th and continue online for the first two weeks, face-to-face instruction planned to begin on September 21st 

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Great Start Readiness Program Preserved for Coming School Year

TCAPS, TBAISD, and Community Partners Collaborate to Support GSRP Program, Commit to Seeking Long-Term, Sustainable Solutions for Early Childhood Education

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COVID-19 Preparedness & Response Plan Available for Review

View the  PDF DocumentCOVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan that will be discussed at the August 10, 2020, Board of Education meeting. Additional resources:

 

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June End of Year Newsletter Released

View the June End of Year edition of External LinkOur Community, TCAPS’ district newsletter for an important message from interim superintendent Jim Pavelka, end of year celebrations, district highlights, and gratitude for our partner organizations.

February 2020 District Newsletter Released

Please enjoy this month’s edition of External LinkOur Community newsletter which includes an excellent video highlighting our incredible student musicians and teachers whose expertise in music instruction is regularly recognized at the state level.  

January 2020 District Newsletter Released

Read this month’s edition of External LinkOur Community, TCAPS’ district newsletter, for student, staff, and district achievements, upcoming events, and to watch an excellent video featuring the SCI-MA-TECH program.

  • 20 Aug
    • Board Curriculum Committee Meetings -Virtual Meeting (see event details for more information)
      Date: Aug 20
      Time: 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM
      Calendar: Board Calendar
      TCAPS Virtual Meeting Notice for August 2020

      BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS

      Monday, August 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm – Regular Board Meeting *
      Monday, August 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm – Board Study Session *

      BOARD COMMITTEE MEETINGS

      Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 7:30 am – Board Finance and Operations Committee Meeting *
      Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 3:00 pm – Board Communications Committee Meeting
      Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 7:30 am – Board Curriculum Committee Meeting *
      Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 4:00 pm – Board Agenda Review Committee Meeting
      Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 4:00 pm – Board Human Resource/Policy Committee Meeting
      CANCELED – Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 6:00 pm – Board Office Hours at Horizon Books
      * Meetings that will be broadcast live on Cable Channel 190 and live streamed at: https://livestream.com/tcapslive/board

      REASON: COVID-19 Community Gathering Restrictions

      These meetings will be conducted remotely as identified below and will not be held at the Tompkins Boardman
      Administration Building. 

      Please see the following message regarding the Board of Education and Board Committee
      meetings scheduled for August 2020, which will be conducted remotely: 

      Traverse City Area Public Schools recognizes the importance of not bringing people together unnecessarily in an effort to stop the spread of the COVID-19. Therefore, all Board and Committee Meetings will be held remotely during the month of August. 

      TCAPS Board members can be emailed directly at schoolboard@tcaps.net or individually at the email addresses listed below:
      Board President, Sue Kelly – kellysu2@tcaps.net 
      Board Trustee, Jane Klegman – klegmanja@tcaps.net
      Board Vice President, Jeff Leonhardt – leonhardje@tcaps.net 
      Board Trustee, Ben McGuire – mcguirebe@tcaps.net
      Board Secretary, Pam Forton – fortonpa@tcaps.net 
      Board Trustee, Erica Moon Mohr – mohrer@tcaps.net
      Board Treasurer, Matt Anderson – andersonma@tcaps.net

      Board meetings, the Board Finance and Operations Committee and the Board Curriculum Committee will continue to be broadcast live on Cable Channel 190 and will be streamed live at: https://livestream.com/tcapslive/board

      For individuals who wish to give public comment at these meetings, please complete the Public Comment Request form prior to the start of the meeting you wish to speak at. After completing the online Public Comment Request form, you will be provided with a phone number and PIN to access the Google Hangout Meet. If you do not receive this information, please contact the moderator at 231-933-3308. This form can also be found on the Board’s page of the district website at www.tcaps.net/board/. You will need to call in and wait in a "virtual waiting room" where microphones will be muted by a moderator. When it is your turn to speak, you will be identified by the last two (2) digits of your phone number and you will need to push *6 to unmute your microphone. 

      For individuals who wish to attend and/or give public comment at the Committee Meetings that are not broadcast or streamed lived, please use the following phone number and PIN to call in the meeting: 
      Board Communications Committee Meeting Phone Number: +1 724-313-4025 PIN: 429 048 940#
      Board Agenda Review Committee Meeting Phone Number: +1 956-704-1260 PIN: 460 633 266#
      Board Human Resource/Policy Committee Meeting Phone Number: +1 254-313-3250 PIN: 816 518 609#

      During the public comment portion of the agenda the moderator will identify the caller by the last two (2) digits of their telephone number and ask them if they would like to make a comment. Please identify yourself by full name and address when you are called on. An individual may make public comment for up to three (3) minutes. The Board will not respond to public comment. We ask that concerns or comments directed toward individuals be made privately or in writing to the Superintendent, designee, or Board of Education President. 
      Any person with a disability or who needs accommodation for participation in this meeting should contact Stacey Hozak, Board Recording Secretary at (231) 933-1725 (or hozakst@tcaps.net) in advance of the meeting to request assistance. 

      The agendas and full board packet of informational items will be made available to the public on the Board’s page of the district website prior to the Board Meeting.  
    • Board Agenda Review Committee - Virtual Meeting (see event details for more information)
      Date: Aug 20
      Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      Calendar: Board Calendar
      TCAPS Virtual Meeting Notice for August 2020

      BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS

      Monday, August 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm – Regular Board Meeting *
      Monday, August 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm – Board Study Session *

      BOARD COMMITTEE MEETINGS

      Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 7:30 am – Board Finance and Operations Committee Meeting *
      Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 3:00 pm – Board Communications Committee Meeting
      Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 7:30 am – Board Curriculum Committee Meeting *
      Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 4:00 pm – Board Agenda Review Committee Meeting
      Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 4:00 pm – Board Human Resource/Policy Committee Meeting
      CANCELED – Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 6:00 pm – Board Office Hours at Horizon Books
      * Meetings that will be broadcast live on Cable Channel 190 and live streamed at: https://livestream.com/tcapslive/board

      REASON: COVID-19 Community Gathering Restrictions

      These meetings will be conducted remotely as identified below and will not be held at the Tompkins Boardman
      Administration Building. 

      Please see the following message regarding the Board of Education and Board Committee
      meetings scheduled for August 2020, which will be conducted remotely: 

      Traverse City Area Public Schools recognizes the importance of not bringing people together unnecessarily in an effort to stop the spread of the COVID-19. Therefore, all Board and Committee Meetings will be held remotely during the month of August. 

      TCAPS Board members can be emailed directly at schoolboard@tcaps.net or individually at the email addresses listed below:
      Board President, Sue Kelly – kellysu2@tcaps.net 
      Board Trustee, Jane Klegman – klegmanja@tcaps.net
      Board Vice President, Jeff Leonhardt – leonhardje@tcaps.net 
      Board Trustee, Ben McGuire – mcguirebe@tcaps.net
      Board Secretary, Pam Forton – fortonpa@tcaps.net 
      Board Trustee, Erica Moon Mohr – mohrer@tcaps.net
      Board Treasurer, Matt Anderson – andersonma@tcaps.net

      Board meetings, the Board Finance and Operations Committee and the Board Curriculum Committee will continue to be broadcast live on Cable Channel 190 and will be streamed live at: https://livestream.com/tcapslive/board

      For individuals who wish to give public comment at these meetings, please complete the Public Comment Request form prior to the start of the meeting you wish to speak at. After completing the online Public Comment Request form, you will be provided with a phone number and PIN to access the Google Hangout Meet. If you do not receive this information, please contact the moderator at 231-933-3308. This form can also be found on the Board’s page of the district website at www.tcaps.net/board/. You will need to call in and wait in a "virtual waiting room" where microphones will be muted by a moderator. When it is your turn to speak, you will be identified by the last two (2) digits of your phone number and you will need to push *6 to unmute your microphone. 

      For individuals who wish to attend and/or give public comment at the Committee Meetings that are not broadcast or streamed lived, please use the following phone number and PIN to call in the meeting: 
      Board Communications Committee Meeting Phone Number: +1 724-313-4025 PIN: 429 048 940#
      Board Agenda Review Committee Meeting Phone Number: +1 956-704-1260 PIN: 460 633 266#
      Board Human Resource/Policy Committee Meeting Phone Number: +1 254-313-3250 PIN: 816 518 609#

      During the public comment portion of the agenda the moderator will identify the caller by the last two (2) digits of their telephone number and ask them if they would like to make a comment. Please identify yourself by full name and address when you are called on. An individual may make public comment for up to three (3) minutes. The Board will not respond to public comment. We ask that concerns or comments directed toward individuals be made privately or in writing to the Superintendent, designee, or Board of Education President. 
      Any person with a disability or who needs accommodation for participation in this meeting should contact Stacey Hozak, Board Recording Secretary at (231) 933-1725 (or hozakst@tcaps.net) in advance of the meeting to request assistance. 

      The agendas and full board packet of informational items will be made available to the public on the Board’s page of the district website prior to the Board Meeting.  
    • Board Finance and Operations Committee Meeting - Virtual Meeting (see event details for more information)
      Date: Aug 20
      Time: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
      Calendar: Board Calendar
      TCAPS Virtual Meeting Notice for August 2020

      BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS

      Monday, August 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm – Regular Board Meeting *
      Monday, August 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm – Board Study Session *

      BOARD COMMITTEE MEETINGS

      Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 7:30 am – Board Finance and Operations Committee Meeting *
      Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 3:00 pm – Board Communications Committee Meeting
      Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 7:30 am – Board Curriculum Committee Meeting *
      Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 4:00 pm – Board Agenda Review Committee Meeting
      Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 4:00 pm – Board Human Resource/Policy Committee Meeting
      CANCELED – Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 6:00 pm – Board Office Hours at Horizon Books
      * Meetings that will be broadcast live on Cable Channel 190 and live streamed at: https://livestream.com/tcapslive/board

      REASON: COVID-19 Community Gathering Restrictions

      These meetings will be conducted remotely as identified below and will not be held at the Tompkins Boardman
      Administration Building. 

      Please see the following message regarding the Board of Education and Board Committee
      meetings scheduled for August 2020, which will be conducted remotely: 

      Traverse City Area Public Schools recognizes the importance of not bringing people together unnecessarily in an effort to stop the spread of the COVID-19. Therefore, all Board and Committee Meetings will be held remotely during the month of August. 

      TCAPS Board members can be emailed directly at schoolboard@tcaps.net or individually at the email addresses listed below:
      Board President, Sue Kelly – kellysu2@tcaps.net 
      Board Trustee, Jane Klegman – klegmanja@tcaps.net
      Board Vice President, Jeff Leonhardt – leonhardje@tcaps.net 
      Board Trustee, Ben McGuire – mcguirebe@tcaps.net
      Board Secretary, Pam Forton – fortonpa@tcaps.net 
      Board Trustee, Erica Moon Mohr – mohrer@tcaps.net
      Board Treasurer, Matt Anderson – andersonma@tcaps.net

      Board meetings, the Board Finance and Operations Committee and the Board Curriculum Committee will continue to be broadcast live on Cable Channel 190 and will be streamed live at: https://livestream.com/tcapslive/board

      For individuals who wish to give public comment at these meetings, please complete the Public Comment Request form prior to the start of the meeting you wish to speak at. After completing the online Public Comment Request form, you will be provided with a phone number and PIN to access the Google Hangout Meet. If you do not receive this information, please contact the moderator at 231-933-3308. This form can also be found on the Board’s page of the district website at www.tcaps.net/board/. You will need to call in and wait in a "virtual waiting room" where microphones will be muted by a moderator. When it is your turn to speak, you will be identified by the last two (2) digits of your phone number and you will need to push *6 to unmute your microphone. 

      For individuals who wish to attend and/or give public comment at the Committee Meetings that are not broadcast or streamed lived, please use the following phone number and PIN to call in the meeting: 
      Board Communications Committee Meeting Phone Number: +1 724-313-4025 PIN: 429 048 940#
      Board Agenda Review Committee Meeting Phone Number: +1 956-704-1260 PIN: 460 633 266#
      Board Human Resource/Policy Committee Meeting Phone Number: +1 254-313-3250 PIN: 816 518 609#

      During the public comment portion of the agenda the moderator will identify the caller by the last two (2) digits of their telephone number and ask them if they would like to make a comment. Please identify yourself by full name and address when you are called on. An individual may make public comment for up to three (3) minutes. The Board will not respond to public comment. We ask that concerns or comments directed toward individuals be made privately or in writing to the Superintendent, designee, or Board of Education President. 
      Any person with a disability or who needs accommodation for participation in this meeting should contact Stacey Hozak, Board Recording Secretary at (231) 933-1725 (or hozakst@tcaps.net) in advance of the meeting to request assistance. 

      The agendas and full board packet of informational items will be made available to the public on the Board’s page of the district website prior to the Board Meeting.  
  • 24 Aug
  • 26 Aug
    • Board HR/Policy Committee Meeting - Virtual Meeting (see event details for more information)
      Date: Aug 26
      Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
      Calendar: Board Calendar
      TCAPS Virtual Meeting Notice for August 2020

      BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS

      Monday, August 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm – Regular Board Meeting *
      Monday, August 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm – Board Study Session *

      BOARD COMMITTEE MEETINGS

      Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 7:30 am – Board Finance and Operations Committee Meeting *
      Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 3:00 pm – Board Communications Committee Meeting
      Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 7:30 am – Board Curriculum Committee Meeting *
      Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 4:00 pm – Board Agenda Review Committee Meeting
      Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 4:00 pm – Board Human Resource/Policy Committee Meeting
      CANCELED – Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 6:00 pm – Board Office Hours at Horizon Books
      * Meetings that will be broadcast live on Cable Channel 190 and live streamed at: https://livestream.com/tcapslive/board

      REASON: COVID-19 Community Gathering Restrictions

      These meetings will be conducted remotely as identified below and will not be held at the Tompkins Boardman
      Administration Building. 

      Please see the following message regarding the Board of Education and Board Committee
      meetings scheduled for August 2020, which will be conducted remotely: 

      Traverse City Area Public Schools recognizes the importance of not bringing people together unnecessarily in an effort to stop the spread of the COVID-19. Therefore, all Board and Committee Meetings will be held remotely during the month of August. 

      TCAPS Board members can be emailed directly at schoolboard@tcaps.net or individually at the email addresses listed below:
      Board President, Sue Kelly – kellysu2@tcaps.net 
      Board Trustee, Jane Klegman – klegmanja@tcaps.net
      Board Vice President, Jeff Leonhardt – leonhardje@tcaps.net 
      Board Trustee, Ben McGuire – mcguirebe@tcaps.net
      Board Secretary, Pam Forton – fortonpa@tcaps.net 
      Board Trustee, Erica Moon Mohr – mohrer@tcaps.net
      Board Treasurer, Matt Anderson – andersonma@tcaps.net

      Board meetings, the Board Finance and Operations Committee and the Board Curriculum Committee will continue to be broadcast live on Cable Channel 190 and will be streamed live at: https://livestream.com/tcapslive/board

      For individuals who wish to give public comment at these meetings, please complete the Public Comment Request form prior to the start of the meeting you wish to speak at. After completing the online Public Comment Request form, you will be provided with a phone number and PIN to access the Google Hangout Meet. If you do not receive this information, please contact the moderator at 231-933-3308. This form can also be found on the Board’s page of the district website at www.tcaps.net/board/. You will need to call in and wait in a "virtual waiting room" where microphones will be muted by a moderator. When it is your turn to speak, you will be identified by the last two (2) digits of your phone number and you will need to push *6 to unmute your microphone. 

      For individuals who wish to attend and/or give public comment at the Committee Meetings that are not broadcast or streamed lived, please use the following phone number and PIN to call in the meeting: 
      Board Communications Committee Meeting Phone Number: +1 724-313-4025 PIN: 429 048 940#
      Board Agenda Review Committee Meeting Phone Number: +1 956-704-1260 PIN: 460 633 266#
      Board Human Resource/Policy Committee Meeting Phone Number: +1 254-313-3250 PIN: 816 518 609#

      During the public comment portion of the agenda the moderator will identify the caller by the last two (2) digits of their telephone number and ask them if they would like to make a comment. Please identify yourself by full name and address when you are called on. An individual may make public comment for up to three (3) minutes. The Board will not respond to public comment. We ask that concerns or comments directed toward individuals be made privately or in writing to the Superintendent, designee, or Board of Education President. 
      Any person with a disability or who needs accommodation for participation in this meeting should contact Stacey Hozak, Board Recording Secretary at (231) 933-1725 (or hozakst@tcaps.net) in advance of the meeting to request assistance. 

      The agendas and full board packet of informational items will be made available to the public on the Board’s page of the district website prior to the Board Meeting.  
  • 27 Aug
    • CANCELED - Board Office Hours - Horizon Books
      Date: Aug 27
      Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
      Location: Horizon Books, 243 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684, USA
      Calendar: Board Calendar
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