Events


Harlem education summit

EDUCATION SUMMIT: The Future of Public Education in Harlem--The Village Takes Responsibility. Come and Participate in This Monumental Event Panel Discussions with Prominent Leaders, Principals, Teachers, Historians and Parents. Inclusive Dialogue Between Charter and Traditional Public Schools. School Showcases. Raffles, Prizes and Refreshments

At Location in Description from 06/25/2016 to 06/25/2016 Hosted by General,Elementary,Middle,High School

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Adoption 101 Webinar

Considering adopting? Want to learn about adoption programs at Spence-Chapin? Join us for an adoption 101 webinar which provides an overview of the current landscape of international and domestic adoption and the needs of the children waiting for adoptive families. This webinar is a good start to exploring if adoption is the right fit to grow your family and to learn more about the steps involved in an adoption process. We’ll discuss all Spence-Chapin adoption programs including international adoption (Bulgaria, Colombia, and South Africa) and domestic adoption (infant & special needs adoption) and support services through the Modern Family Center. Bring your questions! The meeting will include ample opportunity to have your questions answered.

At Location in Description from 06/17/2016 to 06/17/2016 Hosted by General

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Adoption Open House

Drop by our open house to learn more about adopting, ask questions about what it means to get a home study done, and meet members of our home study team! This is not a formal information meeting, so come by anytime to chat with us about the home study process, eligibility requirements, paperwork, and if adoption is the right path for you. Let us know you’re stopping by! Register below. This is a FREE event.

At Location in Description from 06/14/2016 to 06/14/2016 Hosted by General

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No school for elementary & middle school students

Clerical day. No school for elementary and middle school and District 75 students.

At Location in Description from 06/14/2016 to 06/14/2016 Hosted by General,Elementary,Middle

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Bagels & Blox

Join us for Bagels & Blox. We'll provide food, child care, and fun - all you have to do is enjoy breakfast and connect with other parents while your kids play! Our early childhood experts will be here to answer questions and offer parenting guidance. All of our events are open to the public. Adoptive parents and kids ages 5 and below are welcome to attend. $40/family

At Location in Description from 06/12/2016 to 06/12/2016 Hosted by General

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Brooklyn South conference for IEP families

The Department of Education Brooklyn Field Support Center will host their Spring Family Conference which is open to all Brooklyn parents of students with disabilities and will provide parents with the skills to understand and take an active role in the IEP process. See complete schedule here: http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/SpecialEducation/slider/BFSC%20Fall%20Conference%20Series

At Location in Description from 06/11/2016 to 06/11/2016 Hosted by General,Elementary,Middle

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STARS Citywide Summit for middle and high school girls

Middle and high school girls are invited to take part in a FREE day-long youth conference. PowerPlay is part of a NYC Council funded Initiative called the STARS Citywide Girls Initiative - comprised of nine nonprofits: PowerPlay, Girls Write Now, Row New York, Lower East Side Girls Club, Groundswelll, Sadie Nash Leadership Project, Girls for Gender Equity, Figure Skating in Harlem, and the Armory Foundation- giving girls in NYC more leadership opportunities. This day will include performances, keynote speakers, many different workshops as well as an exhibition hall where a college and healthy living resource fair will take place. RSVP: bit.ly/STARSsummitnyc

At Location in Description from 06/09/2016 to 06/09/2016 Hosted by General,Middle,High School

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No school for students

Anniversary Day. Chancellor’s Conference Day for staff development. In all five boroughs students will not be in attendance.

At Location in Description from 06/09/2016 to 06/09/2016 Hosted by General

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Staten Island conference for IEP families

The Department of Education Field Support Center will host their Spring Family Conference which is open to Staten parents of students with disabilities and will provide parents with the skills to understand and take an active role in the IEP process. See complete schedule here: http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/SpecialEducation/slider/BFSC%20Fall%20Conference%20Series

At Location in Description from 06/06/2016 to 06/06/2016 Hosted by General,Elementary,Middle,High School

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Adopting as a Single Parent

Online Webinar FREE Are you thinking about becoming a single parent through adoption? In this FREE webinar we’ll help you understand the options available to you, such as international and domestic adoption, including foster care. You’ll learn about how to prepare for the arrival of your child and have support systems in place. We’ll address common questions, fears, and misconceptions about single parents adopting. There will also be plenty of time for you to ask your own questions!

At Location in Description from 06/01/2016 to 06/01/2016 Hosted by General

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Queens North conference for IEP families

The Department of Education Queens Field Support Center will host their Spring Family Conference which is open to Queens parents of students with disabilities and will provide parents with the skills to understand and take an active role in the IEP process. See complete schedule here: http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/SpecialEducation/slider/BFSC%20Fall%20Conference%20Series

At Location in Description from 05/19/2016 to 05/19/2016 Hosted by General,Elementary,Middle,High School

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Bronx conference for IEP families

The Department of Education Bronx Field Support Center will host their Spring Family Conference which is open to Bronx parents of students with disabilities and will provide parents with the skills to understand and take an active role in the IEP process. See complete schedule here: http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/SpecialEducation/slider/BFSC%20Fall%20Conference%20Series

At Location in Description from 05/19/2016 to 05/19/2016 Hosted by General,Elementary,Middle,High School

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Kindergarten for children with special needs

New York Special Needs Support is hosting a free presentation: "Kindergarten, the great beyond for children with special needs." More information here: http://nyspecialneeds.com/

At Location in Description from 05/18/2016 to 05/18/2016 Hosted by General,Elementary

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Adoption 101 webinar

Considering adopting? Want to learn about adoption programs at Spence-Chapin? Join us for an adoption 101 webinar which provides an overview of the current landscape of international and domestic adoption and the needs of the children waiting for adoptive families. This webinar is a good start to exploring if adoption is the right fit to grow your family and to learn more about the steps involved in an adoption process. We’ll discuss all Spence-Chapin adoption programs including international adoption (Bulgaria, Colombia, and South Africa) and domestic adoption (infant & special needs adoption) and support services through the Modern Family Center. Bring your questions! The meeting will include ample opportunity to have your questions answered.

At Location in Description from 05/18/2016 to 05/18/2016 Hosted by General

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Bagels & Blox

Join us for Bagels & Blox. We'll provide food, child care, and fun - all you have to do is enjoy breakfast and connect with other parents while your kids play! Our early childhood experts will be here to answer questions and offer parenting guidance. All of our events are open to the public. Adoptive parents and kids ages 5 and below are welcome to attend. $40/family

At Location in Description from 05/15/2016 to 05/15/2016 Hosted by General

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How to Prepare & Apply for NYC High Schools

Purpose: How to Prepare & Apply for NYC High Schools Agenda: Learn how the HS Admission works! The Community Education Council for District 3 is sponsoring a workshop on How to prepare and apply for high school in NYC. Questions to be addressed: What is a Specialized High School – and how to apply for the exam? The HS Admission application – how to fill it out? What are the Admission methods? What are the Admission Priorities? There are 400 + High Schools in NYC – which one is the right one for your child? Understand how to use the 500 + page High School Directory Presenters: Stanley Ng- 2015-17 CEC 20 Member; 2011-14 CCHS Member; 2007-11 CEC 20; Michael Kraft- Member of 2015-17 Citywide Council High School and Elissa Stein, High School Admissions Consultant; PTA Co-Pres., Brooklyn Tech. RSVP is required. Please call Karen Butler at 212-678-2782

At Location in Description from 05/14/2016 to 05/14/2016 Hosted by General,Middle

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Manhattan conference for IEP families

Manhattan Field Support Center will host their Spring Family Conference which is open to all Manhattan parents of students with disabilities and will provide parents with the skills to understand and take an active role in the IEP process. Contact Special Education Community Support Coordinator Iris Escollies at IEscoll@schools.nyc.gov with questions or to RSVP.

At Location in Description from 05/14/2016 to 05/14/2016 Hosted by General,Elementary,Middle,High School

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D29: Parental Resources for Education, Skills and Success

District 29 Community Education Council presents Spring P.R.E.S.S: Parental Resources for Education, Skills and Success Childcare provided / Lunch & snacks served / Giveaways. PRE-REGISTRATION IS ENCOURAGED. Pre-register now through Thursday, May 12th, 2016; Walk-ins will be accepted based on availability. TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE EMAIL: CEC29@SCHOOLS.NYC.GOV. PARENTAL WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS Session 1 – 9:45am to 10:45am Session II – 11:00am to 12noon  Breaking The IEP Stigma II: This workshop will provide participants with integral information about Special Education services and how parents partner with schools to ensure that students' academic and behavioral needs are properly met.  Common Core Learning Standards 201: This workshop will provide participants with an introduction to CCLS and answer the questions:  1) what exactly is CCLS? 2) How does this differ from previous NYS Standards? 3) How do I help my child meet these Learning.  Special Education Advocacy: Advocates for Children (AFC) of New York has been protecting and promoting the educational rights of students with disabilities for the past 40 years.   Using Technology to Facilitate Learning for Children and Parents II: This workshop will provide both the pros and cons of different modes of technology (i.e. Teacher use of smart boards, etc).  It will also give facts about the multiple forms of today's social media. State Senator Leroy Comrie; State Assemblywoman Alicia L. Hyndman; City Councilman Donovan THIS PROGRAM IS SPONSORED IN PART BY: Richards; Healthfirst and the NYC Department of Education.

At Location in Description from 05/14/2016 to 05/14/2016 Hosted by General,Elementary,Middle,High School

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