• Welcome to It Takes A Village!

    ITAV

     
    It Takes A Village (ITAV) promotes the academic success of all students in Mill Valley schools who learn differently through parent education and advocacy.

    Please join us!  Learn more about becoming a member

     

      


    Upcoming Events 

    2020-21 PTA PARENT ED SPEAKER SERIES PARENT ED NIGHT INFORMATION: 
     
     
    For More Information Contact - Jenny Wong, Mobile: 415-246-6556
     
    VOICES OF COMPASSION LEADING THE EMOTIONAL RECOVERY
     
     
    MARIN COUNTY SELPA UPCOMING PARENT WORKSHOP EVENTS 
     

    The Marin County SELPA is hosting a series of workshops specifically for parents. Please see details and registration information below.

     

    I've Got a Feeling: Raising Comfort Levels Working with Emotions

    Date and Time: October 26, 2020, from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    This workshop will build an understanding of emotional development in students with social learning challenges, explore visual supports to facilitate work on feelings, and provide specific suggestions to expanding emotional vocabulary and teaching about social relationships.

    Registration required - Register here.

     

    Keep Talking! Narrative Development for Language and Social Learning

    Date and Time: December 7, 2020, from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    This workshop will provide information, tips, and sample visual supports to use with elementary through high school students, focus on how adults can mediate social learning and language successfully, review basic conversational choices, and examine how students can practice these skills using topics that are most interest to them.

    Registration required - Register here.

      

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    FIRST FRIDAY CONNECT SERIES: 

    ITAV welcomes you to join other MVSD parents for our FIRST FRIDAY CONNECT series. This is an informal opportunity for parents from the district to connect and support other parents. All MVSD parents and guardians are welcome. We hope you will join us and look forward to connecting online!

     

    FIRST FRIDAY CONNECT via Zoom (Zoom link here)

     

    On these Fridays, 9:00-10:30 am

    • 10/2/20
    • 11/6/20
    • 12/4/20
    • 2/5/21
    • 3/5/21
    • 4/2/21
    • 5/7/21
    • 6/4/21

    *Note: No January meeting


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    2020/2021 ITAV Executive Board

    We are still recruiting for committee positions, so please contact the Nominating Committee if you'd like more information about our incredible committees!

     

    EXECUTIVE BOARD:

    President

    Christi Holbrook

    Exec. Vice President

    Tammy Herndon

    Vice President/Membership  

    Anna Tom

    Secretary/Historian

    Autria Christensen

    Treasurer

    Lissa Bernstein-Lawler  

    Parliamentarian

    Molly O'Callaghan

    Auditor

    Jenny Revitch


     

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    Anxiety, Crisis & Mental Health Resources 

    The Anxiety, Crisis & Mental Health Resources page has been updated to include links to help caregivers support students during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

     



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    Announcing- ITAV Mini-Grants!

    OPEN TO MVSD GENERAL ED TEACHERS, SPECIAL ED TEACHERS, SLPS, OTS, PSYCHS AND COUNSELORS
     
    Rolling Application Deadline 
    ITAV will consider all requests for materials, trainings, and curriculum related to MVSD students. This means anything from a professional development opportunity to curriculum to books and materials & supplies. Visit the ITAV Mini-Grant online form for more details and to apply!
     
     

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