Coalition of Boynton West Residential Associations (COBWRA)

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Education Committee

Education Committee Mission Statement

The Education Committee of the Coalition of Boynton West Residential Associations (COBWRA) strives to support educational opportunities for all students in pre-K through 12 public schools from COBWRA communities and to increase lifelong learning for residents by establishing cooperative community relationships. The committee makes informed recommendations to COBWRA regarding policies and legislation that affect public education.

Vision Statement

As COBWRA’s community advocate, the Education Committee focuses on quality curricula, effective teaching, positive student learning outcomes and lifelong learning.

Objectives

  • Continue working closely with Government Affairs and the School District to recommend legislative actions to COBWRA’s Ex. Board that affect public education, for example (HR 7069).
  • Continue visiting local schools and Box Tops donations to increase community relations with principals, teachers and staff.
  • Continue scheduling guest speakers to keep the Education Committee well informed of educational trends and important issues.
  • Improve the Education Committee’s website by implementing the recommendations proposed by the Website Sub-committee, for example (Add five-year trends of enrollments and school grades earned by all Elementary, Middle and High Schools located within COBWRA boundaries).
  • Improve communications by adding to the Education Committee monthly meeting agenda the following liaison reporting updates as required:
    • School District Academic Committee – Sandy Greenberg
    • School District Boundaries Advisory Committee – TBA
    • Canyons Branch Library – Cathe North, Sam Manuele
    • Construction Oversight Review Committee (CORC) – Ken Lassiter
    • Independent Sales Surtax Oversight Committee (ISSOC) – Sam Manuele, Warren Danz
    • Canyons Park Committee – Ira Bromberg
    • COBWRA Ex. Board & Gov’t. Affairs Committee – Phil Barlage
    • Palm Beach School District Board of Trustee – Karen Brill

School Site Visit Reports

The COBWRA Education Committee recently visited a number of our local community schools.

  • Boynton Beach Community High School
  • Christa McAuliffe Middle School
  • Franklin Academy – Charter School
  • Indian Pines Elementary
  • Park Vista Community High School
  • PBC School of Autism – Charter School
  • Somerset Canyons Academy MS – Charter School
  • Somerset Canyons Academy HS – Charter School
  • South Tech Academy – Charter High School
  • Sunset Palms Elementary
  • Woodlands Middle School

COBWRA Education Committee Site Visit Report

COBWRA Education Committee Site Visit Photos

School Report Card

Adult Education and Lifelong Learning