School Readiness Council
September -June on the first Wednesday of each month from 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm at the Board of Education-129 Church Street (Auditorium)
AGENDAS AND MEETING MINUTES: Makingbristolbetter.com
Mobilize as a community to development and oversee new programs and embellish existing programs in order to provide all preschool children and their families, regardless of income and special needs, the necessary requirements and resources that will allow for the successful growth, education and emotional development.
|Dr. Catherine Carbone||Superintendent, Board of Education|
|Kristen Peck||Board of Education|
|Azra Redzic, Co-Chair||Board of Education|
|Catherine Plourde||Bristol/Burlington Health District|
|Peter Kelley||City Council|
|Karen Lombardi||Women Infant and Children (WIC)|
|Donna Osuch, Co-Chair||United Way|
|Linda Rich||Family Resources Centers|
|Valerie Pelletier||Head Start|
|Valerie Toner||Bristol Public Library|
|Joyce Voisine||Tunxis Community College|
|Pam Testa||School Readiness Community Programs|
|Alyssa McGhee||Wheeler Clinic|
|Dr. Susan Adeife Lee||Physician|
|Maureen Eaton||Retired Community Representative|
|Brenda Moore||Bristol Housing Authority|
|Jennifer St. John||Parent|
|Lauren Kittle||Program Consultant, Parent & Child Center|
|Cecilia Garay||Board of Education|
|Donna Koser||BECA Representative|
|Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu||Ex-Officio Member|
School Readiness Committees
September -June, First Tuesday of each month, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Senior Center, 240 Stafford Avenue, Room 101
Chairperson: Catherine Plourde, BSN, RN 860-584-7682 email@example.com
To promote awareness and education of healthier eating, healthier lifestyle , for a healthier community.
The main focus of this committee is to bring awareness and prevention of childhood obesity.
Donna Koser, Kate Kerchaert, Kristen Peck, Patty Tomascak, Gail Zimmerman, MaryLou Grendziszewski, Lisa Menillo, Cathy Mieczkowski, Jessica Donner, Valerie Toner, Mary-Alice Petrucelli-Timek.
Infant and Toddler committee
September - June, Fourth Tuesday of the month, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, BPCCC 291 Burlington Avenue, Conference Room
Chairperson: Lauren Kittle, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chairperson: Amanda Sawyer, email@example.com
Support creation of developmentally appropriate non-competitive activities for very young children. Focus on new mothers in the community and provide education/information and support (including maternal depression screening).
Lauren Kittle, Donna Koser, Tracy Krasinski, Christine Marschall, Mary-Alice Petrucelli-Timek, Dr. Tad Bartles, Cherrie Bartles.
Transition To Kindergarten Committee
September - June, Second Monday of the month, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm, South Side School, 21 Tuttle Rd. Conference Room
Donna Osuch 860-582-9559 ext. 401 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mary-Alice Petrucelli-Timek 860-584-7812 ext 451248 email@example.com
To make transition to Kindergarten as seamless as possible for families and children to make getting ready for kindergarten a community investment.
Kristen Peck, Linda Rich, Maria Calabro, Jennifer St. John, Stacy Rivoira, Valerie Toner, Kelly Beruit, Collen Kelly, Jessica Dumont, Barbara Tedesco, Bryan Cistulli, Dave Huber, Donna Koser, Doreen Stickney, Erin Sexton, Deb Collins, Meghan Nadeau, Rachael Witewicz, Emily Gomes, Gail Zimmermann, Catherine Plourde, Linda Rich.