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Taskforce: Instruction

November 6, 2020: Distance Learning Family Survey

We want your feedback!  Participate in our Continuous (Distance) Learning 2.0 survey and tell us how it’s going.  Families and students are encouraged to submit feedback on learning platforms, progress reports, student workload and more. 

The survey is offered in English, Spanish, Russian, Ukrainian, Korean, and Punjabi and is open now through Nov. 30.  Survey data will be reviewed by the District’s Instructional Taskforce to evaluate the effectiveness of Continuous (Distance) Learning 2.0.  The Instructional Taskforce will use the data collected to recommend what we should start, stop and continue doing to ensure that distance learning is as effective as possible for students. 

In partnership with Puyallup Education Association, 
the District formed a task force to examine two instructional models for reopening schools in September. 

  •      • Continuous (Distance) Learning 2.0

  •      • Split or Rotating In-Person Schedules with Continuous (Distance) Learning

The task force work will align with guidance from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Department of Health and provide us with a recommended instructional model to be implemented quickly in the event of a future outbreak.

Based off this recommendation, operational aspects will be analyzed by departments (HR, Food and Nutrition, Transportation, etc.) and with their lens of expertise, come up with operational models to support instruction.

Goals and Objectives

Aligning work with OSPI guidance, the task force will ...

  1.      1. Examine two non-traditional instructional models

  1.      2. Design implementation plans for each of the non-traditional instructional models

  1.      3. Develop common expectations for grade levels and content areas

  2.      4.  Recommend instructional model considerations for Board consideration in August.


June 10, 2020, 3 - 6 p.m.
Zoom Meeting
June 17, 2020, 12 - 4 p.m.
Zoom Meeting
June 24, 2020, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Zoom Meeting

*Additional meeting times will be scheduled based on breakout group progress.

Task force Members

The t
ask force is comprised of administrators, school principals, staff and parents.  In addition, the District invited ‘Right At School’ participants as representatives of childcare and before and after school programsVarious task force parents have served on former advisory committees and teachers were chosen based on their leadership roles in the district and/or schools.

Jessica Anderson  Kevin Mensonides
Paul Appel  Priscilla Millam
Tabitha Aragon  Brent Miller
LaShawnda Baldwin Deanna Millett 
Jeana Barbieto  Sophia Monge
Mark Bledsoe Kelcey Nelson
Gene Bowen Nancy Nelson
Kari Bradley Crissy Pagulayan
Andy Burch  Christyna Paris
Jill Burch  Dr. Vincent Pecchia
Marta Cabeza  Emily Powell 
Courtney Cariveau  Kimberly Ramsey 
Jon Cerio  Christine Rowan 
Abigail Chandler Dr. Andrew Schwebke
Sara Clerget-Pricco   Jennifer Scott 
Kelly Fisk Marcel Simons
Romy Haney  Jasmine Skipworth 
Thomas Haynes Jason Smith 
Michelle Heeb  Rebecca Snell 
Lyndsey Hepworth  Marion Stevens
Nita Hill Molly Susee
Erlinda Iniguez  Kris Susee
Amanda Kraft Theresa Taft 
Lisa Kreiger Dawn Utti 
Richard Lasso  Karen Van Wieringen
Kim Leger  Gena Vincent  
Anne Lightfoot-Bagniewski  Susan Walton 
Diana Magnus  Sheralyn Weimer
Leigh Ann Mahaffie Matt White
Candice McGregor Rebecca Williams 
Heather McMullen Julie Wilson 
Karen McNamara Wendy Wright