[Notes] CEAG Meeting 12/18/2018

Collingswood Public Library

December 18,2018 6:00 pm – 7:55 pm

Highlights included planning for the schedule regular meetings and executive meetings, ideas for events for caregivers, and nonprofit status update.

Agenda Items

Meeting schedule and format for 2019

  • Facebook online meetings?
  • Meetings every other month- what types of events and what would be in between?
  • Executive Meeting Schedule

Teach-in on Racial Justice

On Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day?

  • Format/ goals
  • Presenters
  • Promotional plans

Other Business

  • Nonprofit Status Update
  • BOE Advocacy issues
    • share tables
    • say no to drug events
    • stadium referendum
  • CCPUL nomination/ donations
  • Jen Reported on survey results so far


Action Items:

  • March follow-up for homeschool students having access to extracurriculars at Middle and High School grades
  • Teach-in event for racial justice
  • Plan other adult learning events
    • July/August – PTA Meeting
    • Curriculum
    • Reading Lists
    • School Library
    • December- Parent/Teacher Conferences


This page is post-dated. Original Publication date was 2/12/2019

Jen R

Jen R

Jen Rossi, Vice President Jen Rossi moved to Collingswood with her spouse in 2012. She is a graduate of Georgian Court University with a Bachelor's Degree in Education and Fine Art. She has a certificate of eligibility with advanced standing in Elementary Education (K-5) and as a Teacher of Fine Art (K-12). After a part-time floating position and substitute teaching, Jen returned to the corporate world. Professionally Jen is a Digital Marketing Manager for a privately owned insurance brokerage, providing important information on how to reduce the risks in today's business world: ranging from slip and fall injuries to computer network hacks. Getting the information in the hands of people who need it with the help of guidebooks, webinars, instructional videos, blog posts, social media alerts, and online courses. With this background in education and knowledge of the process for communicating important information to anyone willing to hear it, Jen focuses her energy on making a big impact with small things- making life a little more convenient, helping people get informed, keeping things practical and timely, and encouraging achievable goals for success. In her free time, Jen loves upcycling, improving, and otherwise repurposing materials to the delight of family, neighbors, and Etsy customers. She looks forward to running down questions and getting helpful information into social feeds and inboxes of members of the Collingswood community.