2019-2020 PTC General Meeting
Please join us...
November 6th, 2019 @ 9:30 a.m.
Central District Office
Join us for the Parent Teacher Council meeting to learn and hear about district, schools and PTC committee updates.
The USC Parent Teacher Council is an umbrella organization that provides leadership and coordination for all the PTA/PTOs/PTSOs in the school district.
- Meet Superintendent Dr. John Rozzo and hear about District updates.
- Meet our unit presidents from each school
- Update from our Committee Chairs and Community Organizations about the wonderful opportunities that benefit all our students.
Hope to see you there!
Internationally recognized child development expert and best-selling author Dr. Michele Borba will deliver a presentation for parents and educators from 7-8:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11th, 2019, in the Upper St. Clair High School theater. Titled, “UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About Me World”. We are writing to inform you about an opportunity to be part of - An UnSelfie Book Group!
Please fill out the following form to participate in the book discussion.
Those who participate in a book group will be invited to a "Meet & Greet" with Dr. Borba before the community event on Monday, November 11 at 5:15 P.M. at Upper St. Clair High School. This is just before her 7 p.m. event at USC High School Theater.
All are welcomed and encouraged to attend Dr. Borba's November 11th presentation at 7 p.m. - whether you attend a book group or not. This is not a mandatory activity!
*The program was made possible through a partnership between St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Paul’s Episcopal Nursery School in Mt. Lebanon, the Upper St. Clair School District, the USC Parent Teacher Council Wellness Committee and the Youth Steering Committee of Upper St. Clair. Funding for this event was generously provided by the Community Foundation of Upper St. Clair, St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Paul's Episcopal Nursery School.
**Information on Dr. Borba:
Dr. Borba is an educational psychologist whose work focuses on children, teens, parenting, bullying and moral development. Her work aims to help strengthen children’s character and resilience, build strong families, create compassionate and just in school cultures, and reduce peer cruelty. She has delivered keynotes and workshops to more than 1,000,000 participants and authored 24 books including “UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World.” Dr. Borba’s 9-step plan for raising successful, happy kids who also are kind, moral, courageous, and resilient provides a framework for learning empathy and is culled from 30 years of research and traveling the world to find the best solutions. Her findings show that empathetic kids will thrive in the future, but the seeds of success can be planted today—one habit at a time.
Dr. Borba received a Doctorate in Educational Psychology and Counseling from the University of San Francisco. She earned her graduate and undergraduate degrees from the University of Santa Clara, and a Life Teaching Credential from San Jose State University. She is a former classroom teacher who has worked with children in regular education as well as with learning, physical, behavioral and emotional disabilities, and in a private practice for troubled youth.
Her numerous awards include the National Educator Award, presented by the National Council of Self-Esteem; Santa Clara University’s Outstanding Alumna Award; and the Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Educational Profession, presented by the Bureau of Education and Research. She was named the honorary chairperson for the Implementation of Self-Esteem in Hong Kong.
For more information about Dr. Borba, visit: www.micheleborba.com