Strategic School Planning Advisory Board April 2019 Meeting #6 Recap

The Strategic School Planning Advisory Board (SSPAB) met on April 23, 2019. In this meeting, DCPS shared and discussed relevant school planning updates. In addition, board members and DCPS discussed school diversity, segregation, and integration and impact on planning in DCPS.

You can find the presentation from the meeting here

You can find the meeting minutes here.

Bard DC: Matched Student Orientation fun!

Bard DC Leadership Team from left to right: Dr. Brian Gloor (Dean of Studies), Dr. Vanessa Anderson (Principal), and Jeffery Moss (Dean of Students)

Last week, Bard DC hosted a student orientation for matched students and families. They  met Bard DC’s leadership team (pictured above) to learn more about what to expect in SY19-20 and engaged in a writing and thinking exercise with Professor Nelly Lambert (BHSEC Baltimore staff).  Bard High School Early College’s alums now based in DC also shared their Bard experiences and tips for Bard’s new incoming class!

Bard DC’s matched students have until May 1st to enroll and provide proof of DC residency to secure their seat. Families can bring completed enrollment packets or pick up blank ones at the following times this month:

  • Tuesdays at Davis building: 4430 H St. SE (8:30 – 5 PM)
  • Any weekday at DCPS Central Office (1200 First St. NE, 9th floor)
  • Saturday, April 20: Open House at Francis Gregory Library (3660 Alabama Ave. SE)
  • Saturday, April 27: Enrollment Saturday at DCPS Central Office (1200 First St. NE, 9th floor)

Bard DC’s matched students also have a specific tab on the Bard DC website and information will be updated here regularly: 

Bard NSO 4.10
April 10: Matched students’ event


Cardozo Feeder Pattern Middle School Engagement – Citywide Meeting Information

Please join us on Thursday, April 25 from 6 – 8pm at Garrison Elementary School (1200 S Street NW) for a citywide meeting for all parents, staff, community members, and other stakeholders to:

  • REVIEW the results of the survey and feedback from past meetings
  • DISCUSS feedback on the criteria and considerations to open a new middle school

Interpretation and Childcare Services Available. Please RSVP for this meeting at

If you would like to download flyers for this meeting, you can find them here in English and Spanish.