Enrollment Workshops at the Fair

Enrollment Workshops at the Fair

Recordings are now available

Thank you for attending our workshops! We have posted the presentation slides and video recordings of each workshop below. Click on each workshop title to expand the information.

Friday, October 22, 2021

9:00-9:50 am | Welcome to SFUSD's Early Education Department (PreK, TK and OST)

Presenter: Marieke Rutkin Nichols, Director of Systems & Operations

Description: Overview of the programs and services that the Early Education Department offers with an emphasis on preschool and how to apply for SFUSD's preschool programs.

Presentation slides: English

Video recording

Saturday, October 23, 2021

9:00-9:30 am | Welcome to the Enrollment Fair + Family Supports

Presenters:

  • Lauren Koehler, Director of Educational Placement Center
  • Laticia Erving, African American Parent Advisory Council
  • Julia Martin, Community Advisory Committee for Special Education
  • Danielle Uttley, District English Learner Advisory Committee
  • Michelle Jacques-Menegaz, Parent Advisory Council to the SF Board of Education

Description: Representatives from SFUSD’s Parent Advisory Groups welcome you and provide an overview of the fair, what to expect, and where to get help.

Presentation slides: English

Video recording

10:00-10:50 am | General TK-12 Enrollment Process and How to Choose Schools

Presenters:

  • Lauren Koehler, Director of Educational Placement Center
  • Kate Moore, Parents for Public Schools SF

Description: Learn how to apply to SFUSD’s schools for grades TK through 12th in school year 2022-23.

Presentation slides: English

Video recording

11:00-11:50 am | Language Programs

Presenters from the SFUSD Multilingual Pathways Department:

  • Amy Gottesfeld
  • Miguel de Loza
  • Danielle Uttley

Description: Learn about SFUSD’s language programs, who qualifies, and how to apply.

Presentation slides: English | Chinese | Spanish

Video recording

12-12:30 pm | Kindergarten to College

Presenter: Elisa Rodriguez Furey, Community Engagement Specialist

Description: Learn about Kindergarten to College (K2C) saving accounts for SFUSD students. K2C helps families save for college by opening a K2C college savings account at Citibank for every SFUSD new student in grades K-11 with an initial $50 deposit.

Presentation slides: English and Spanish

Video recording

1:00-1:50 pm | Special Education Services Offered in SFUSD Schools

Presenters: Matthew Lavoie and Julia Martin, Special Education

Description: Learn about SFUSD’s Special Education programs, who qualifies, and how to apply.

Presentation slides: English

Video recording

2:00-2:50 pm | High School Career & Technical Education (CTE)

Presenters:

  • Vincent Toan, Supervisor, Career Technical Education
  • Marisa Varalli, Work Based Learning TSA

Description: Learn about our program that prepares high school students for career success after graduation.

Presentation slides: English

Video recording

2:00-2:50 pm | How to Apply Online

Presenter: Ellis Tan, Product Design Director, Student Systems, Department of Technology

Description: Learn how to use SFUSD’s Online Application to apply for 2022-23.

Presentation slides: English

Video recording

3:00-4:30 pm | Learn about the New Student Assignment Policy

Presenters:

  • Mauricha Robinson, Community Engagement Manager
  • Lauren Koehler, Director of Educational Placement Center

Description: SFUSD will have a new zone-based student assignment policy for elementary schools starting in 2024-25. Learn why we're changing the policy, what the policy will look like, and help us develop the school zones.

Presentation slides: English

Video recording