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 develop 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 successful growth, education and emotional development.
|Dr. Catherine Carbone||Ex-Officiao Member, Superintendent, Board of Education|
|Kristen Peck||Board of Education - SPED|
|Azra Redzic, Co-Chair||Board of Education|
|Erin Hamilton||Bristol/Burlington Health District|
|Andrew Howe||City Council|
|Sarah Guerette||Women Infant and Children (WIC)|
|Amber Lipscomb||Bauer; Workforce Development Representative|
|Valerie Pelletier||Head Start|
|Valerie Toner||Bristol Public Library - Children's Library|
|Wendy McGrath||Tunxis Community College|
|Leah Zukauskas||School Readiness Community Programs|
|Alyssa McGhee||ECCP- Behavioral Health|
|Dr. Susan Lee||Pediatrician|
|Maureen Eaton, Co-Chair||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|
|Tatiana Garcia||Small Business Owner|
|Azra Redzic||Board of Education|
|Sarah Holmes||Family Resources Centers|
|Mayor Jeffrey Caggiano||Ex-Officio Member|
School Readiness Committees
September-June, Second Tuesday of each month, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on Zoom.
Catherine Erin Hamilton 860-584-7682 email@example.com
Leo Suazo firstname.lastname@example.org
Tina Tanguay email@example.com
To promote awareness and education of healthier eating, healthier lifestyle , for a healthier community.
1) To promote awareness and educsation of healthier eating and healthier lifestyle, for a healthier community; 2) To raise awareness and promote the prevention of childhood obesity.
Dr. Tad Bartles, Sherry Bartles, Jessica Dorner, Christine Ganavage, MaryLou Grendziszewski, Erin Hamilton, Kate Kerchaert, Donna Koser Liz McGuire, Lisa Menillo, Cathy Mieczkowski, Kristen Peck, Leo Suazo, Tina Tanguay, Patty Tomascak, Valerie Toner
Infant and Toddler committee
September - June, Third Tuesday of the month, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm on Zoom
Lauren Kittle, firstname.lastname@example.org
1) Support creation of developmentally appropriate non-competitive activities for very young children; 2) 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
Quarterly on Zoom - please email Donna Koser if interested in joining.
1) Raise awareness and promote activities of Bristol Early Childhood Alliance and Bristol School Readiness Council; 2) Plan Family Fund Day for June 2023.
Maegan Adams, Shirley Anderson, Maureen Eaton, Chief Rick Hart, Mary Beth Hickling, Kate Kerchaert, Lauren Kittle, Donna Koser, Marilyn Lobaczewski, Jo Lopez, Manny Martinez, Jennifer St. John
Transition To Kindergarten Committee
September - June, Third Monday of the month, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm on Zoom
Rachael Witkewicz email@example.com
Christina Macioci firstname.lastname@example.org
1) To make transition to Kindergarten as seamless as possible for families and children; 2) To ensure kindergarten readiness is a community investment.
Maegan Adams, Kelly Beruit, Sara Castle, Kathy Clute, Shannon Gluse, Emily Gomes, Dave Huber, Donna Koser, Barbar Lefkovich, Christina Macioci, Meghan Nadeau, Misty Palaia, Katje Pearson, Kristen Peck, Jennifer Scrittorale, Jennifer St. John, Leo Suazo, Barbara Tedesco, Valerie Toner, Rachael Witkewicz, Gail Zimmerman