Welcome to Batavia CANDO, a parent-founded group for gifted and high-ability students and their families in BPS101. CANDO provides support, educational opportunities and district-level advocacy benefitting Batavia's educators and families . We endorse a district-wide learning plan for all students to reach their full learning potential. We want BPS101’s reputation to grow as a model of excellence in public education.
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Preparing for Highly Selective Colleges
Information shared at the January 7 seminar at Batavia High School can be found here:
Preparing for Highly Selective Colleges Presentation
New this year!
CANDO Chats are open topic discussions and networking opportunities for parents of gifted and high-ability students in grades K-12.
Join us for our next meeting, a Book Chat discussing Geography of Genius: A Search for the World's Most Creative Places, from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley by Eric Weiner
When Tuesday, January 10, 9:30-11 a.m.
Where Gelato and Pastry Cafe, on Butterfield Rd near Kirk (1555 Butterfield Rd #105, Aurora, IL 60502)
We will also meet Thursday, January 12, 7-8:30 p.m. to discuss Geography of Genius at the Panera on Wilson St. in Batavia.
CANDO will alternate CANDO Chats and Book Discussions each month, usually on the first Tuesday of the month 9:30-11 a.m. and the first Thursday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Book Discussions will center around a previously chosen book written for parents of gifted/high-ability children. Please submit titles for future book discussions to: email@example.com.
CANDO Annual Meeting
On Wednesday, May 4, CANDO elected new board members and discussed plans and goals for 2016-17. Thank you to all who attended, and please join us in welcoming new and returning board members! The 2016-17 CANDO board is listed on our Volunteer page. As the school year ends, CANDO would like to thank volunteers and share an update from BPS101. Details are on our News and Events page, May 2016 Spring and Summer Announcements.
There remains one opening on the CANDO board for a Resource Chair. (Duties: update the website and Twitter feed, and find and share interesting articles and enrichment opportunities with the CANDO community) Please consider volunteering to serve as Resource Chair or as a school liaison for 2016-2017. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to indicate your interest. Position descriptions can be found in the bylaws on the CANDO website at the bottom of the “About” page.