R E C C S ● U ● L E A R N
HOW TO REGISTER? Click on "Class Title" below
. . . OR . . .
Visit REGISTRATION page under RECCS U button above
Unique Offering -- RECCS U Class plus RECCS Activity
Education Issues in Colorado 2020
Senator Nancy Todd - retired CCSD teacher, served as legislator for 15 years
Representative Janet Buckner - wife of the late John Buckner (Overland HS)
Monday, March 9, 9:45-Noon
NOTES: • Class fee reduced to $5 because the meeting is only an hour
• Private tour of Colorado’s Capitol Building
• Private meeting with Nancy & Janet, legislative leaders
Learn firsthand about education issues in the 2020 session
• Dividing the pie fairly for school funding
• Standardizing all local mill tax rates statewide
• Preschool & full-day Kindergarten
• Strengthening teacher preparation & year long student teaching
• Charter schools, accountability & failing schools
• School safety & mental health
Colorado State Capitol: 200 East Colfax Avenue, Denver 80203
NOTE: Carpool option from the ESC, leaving at 9:15; details emailed to all who register
RECCS U WELCOMES NON-MEMBERS
Members are encouraged to share information with their friends, neighbors, relatives and/or former colleagues, and invite them to register for classes. Same process. Same price. Same learning.
RECCS University CLASSROOMS ARE MOVING
As our classroom host over the past two years, SARC will soon close for a major renovation. Therefore, most RECCS U classes will be held in a variety of new public facilities in early 2020. The specific location for each class will be prominently displayed with all information.
CCSD: Fremont Building a few blocks south of SARC
Instruction Support Facility (ISF) near Eaglecrest HS
ESC near Cherry Creek HS
Arapahoe Libraries: Koelbel at Orchard & Holly, 1 mile south of West MS
Smoky Hill 2 miles SE of Smoky Hill HS
Eloise May on Parker Road at Florida
City of Centennial: Public Works across street from CCSD’s Fremont Building
RECCS U GOALS
#1 Raise money to fund scholarships for high school seniors
Class fees have raised $5,000 to fund two RECCS Scholarships.
#2 Provide members with broad range of opportunities for active learning
Previous class topics have included technology, genealogy, rule of law, DNA, smart phone apps,
Vietnam, John Fielder’s photography, election politics, writing, life’s last chapters, selling on eBay, cybersecurity, Colorado travel, downsizing, and others.
#3 Offer people who share similar interests a reason for coming together
In the past two years, more than 450 people have attended RECCS U classes.
Last fall non-members represented about 10% of participants.
GENERAL INFO ABOUT RECCS U CLASSES
Class Presenters: Each volunteer presenter is a skilled expert with an intense interest in their topic. Many are retired employees & members’ friends or family members; others work or volunteer in our communities. Their generosity supports scholarships and gives back to our community.
Length of Classes: Usually two hours, once a week, in the morning or afternoon
Enrollment: Register online at www.reccs.org
Class Fees: $10 for a 2-hour class, or $5 per class hour
Online Payment: Pay with a credit card by clicking on the secure PayPal link, then follow directions. You do not need to have a PayPal account.
Marketing: Email messages to members and the RECCS website are our primary modes of communication - to save printing & mailing costs