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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