Upcoming San Jose Area Spring Charter Meeting Featuring DCP Alum Rock

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March 30, 2012 Thanks for your feedback on the winter regional meeting. Based on your input, visiting a school site is definitely preferred (Latino College Prep Academy, our winter host, was a big hit!) and the end of May is a good time for a Spring meeting. So, we now have a date and, more importantly, a host school, DCP Alum Rock! David Herrera, DCP Alum Rock Principal, and his team will be giving us a short tour of their school with special emphasis on their learning lab. Come ready with questions and thoughts especially about computer-based learning. Please register and mark your calendars:

When: Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. - noon
Where: Downtown College Prep (DCP) Alum Rock in East San Jose

(note: DCP Alum Rock is co-located with KIPP Heartwood so we may have an opportunity to experience a little of both worlds!)

Spotlight on DCP Alum Rock
www.dcp.org DCP Alum Rock is a charter school serving grades 6-8 in the Alum Rock Union Elementary School District. The school will grow to serve grades 6-12 and currently students participate in 90-minutes of computer-based learning in the areas of math and reading.

Additional Features of DCP Alum Rock:

  • All students take English, Math, Social Studies and Science
  • Every day students participate in 90-minutes of computer-based learning focusing on building and accelerating skills in math and reading
  • All students take College Readiness where they establish personal learning goals and learn the essential "College Knowledge" to prepare for college-prep coursework once in high school
  • All students have teacher advisors who monitor their academic progress
  • Parent community that nurtures parent leadership at the school and builds "College Knowledge" among families.