Curriculum Enhancement

CURRICULUM ENHANCEMENT

Curriculum Enhancement Committee

Thank you to the following parents that have volunteered to help this year.

Kindergarten:Grace Chu & Reetika Saxena
1st Grade:Katherine Lee & Sarit Egozi
2nd Grade:Nhimy Chung, Christine Hidalgo & Genevieve Warren
3rd Grade:Minna Yan & Monica Li
4th Grade:Erin Miller & Sonali Bhargava
5th Grade:Alison Payne
PTSA CE VP Chair:Erin Miller

Even-though there isn’t in-person learning, the Curriculum Enhancement Team has been working with teachers to provide additional experiences to our students. Thank you for your generous support and patience while the start of this school year has been modified.
 
CE Spotlight for 2020
  • Savvy Parents Safe Kids provided an all-school presentation “Optimizing Online Safety: Safety for Parents in the World of COVID”
  • 4th grade had a virtual visit to the Pacific Science Center and learned about the “Night Sky
 
Upcoming for 2021
  • 3rd Grade and 2nd Grade students will have a virtual visit from The Toy Maker.
  • More to come!

Did you know? Through the generous donations of parents to the Cherry Crest PTSA, the Curriculum Enhancement team arranges over 50 presenters, field trips and special events that enhance the curriculum and make Cherry Crest an enriching experience for all students!

The Curriculum Enhancement (CE) Committee is charged with creating new and exciting learning opportunities for all students at Cherry Crest that expand grade level curriculum and District-wide objectives.

The committee works very hard to ensure that activities, visiting authors and field trips are fun, but more importantly, they tie directly to the BSD curriculum and enhance your child’s learning experience!

Everything CE does is teacher-driven; the teachers decide which experiences will best enhance the class’s curriculum.

All of the amazing curriculum-extending events are funded by the Cherry Crest PTSA through the Walkathon, Auction, Spring Readathon and other fundraising efforts. Without your support, these activities would not be possible.

Please make sure you are cleared to volunteer in the classrooms and school events. Check with your teacher to make sure you are approved to volunteer. To learn more about how to complete a volunteer form & background clearance, visit here. Please allow 48 hours for your paperwork to be approved.

Curriculum Enhancement Documents

 
Click here to download the BSD Field Trip Form.
MISSION

The Curriculum Enhancement (CE) Committee members work with teachers to research and schedule activities, performers, and speakers that expand grade level curriculum. The benefits of the Curriculum Enhancement program to the students and the school are immeasurable.

HOW

ALL CE activities are teacher driven. The CE Committee meets with grade level teaching teams throughout the year to identify those opportunities that make sense and bring value for the teachers and the students. The grade level CE Coordinator works to support the teachers by researching, coordinating and scheduling activities to develop the current district curriculum, seeking information from members of the education, art, business and parent community.

FUNDING

Parent and community support of the Cherry Crest PTSA fundraisers (Walkathon, Read-a-thon and Annual Auction) provide 100% financing for all CE activities!

BACKGROUND CHECK

Parents and guardians each need to register as a verified volunteer with the district before participating in the event.

PTSA REIMBURSEMENT

Download the reimbursement form!

CONTACT

For more information about Curriculum Enhancement, please contact ce@cherrycrest-ptsa.org