Parents and Families

Parents as Partners Week: October 5-12, 2013

Beginning on Saturday, October 5th through Saturday, October 12th, New York City public school parents will have seven opportunities to become more engaged in their child’s education. We invite parents to learn how to help their child succeed  now and plan for future success. Check the schedule below, there’s plenty to see, do and learn at Parents as Partners Week. 

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10/5            Brooklyn               Parent Academy 2013: Start the School Year Strong
10/7           Staten Island          Home Is Where the Art Is
10/7          Manhattan           Open House-NYC Center for Space and Science Education
10/8          Queens                    From Rage to Respect: “Bully” Film Screening (PG-13)
10/9          Manhattan                Parent Academy: Parent Teacher Conference Boot Camp
10/10        Manhattan                P.R.O.M. with Chancellor Walcott
10/10        Brooklyn                  Open House- Environmental Study Center
10/11        Brooklyn                 To Infinity and Beyond: College and Career Readiness
10/12        Bronx                      Parent Academy: Collaborating with Your School
10/19       Queens                   Parent Academy in Partnership with District 25

Questions?
Email face@schools.nyc.gov or call 212-374-4118 for more information.

Date and Time

Event

Borough

Location

Summary                                      

Sat., Oct. 5
9:00a.m.-12:00p.m.        
Parent Academy 2013: Start The New School Year Strong
Brooklyn Long Island University                                                 1 University Plaza                                     

Meet Chancellor Dennis Walcott and Kimberly Cline, LIU President.

WorkshopTopics: 

  • Common Core in Common Language
  • Collaborating With Your School to Ensure Your Child’s Success
  • Welcome to Pre-K
  • Supporting Students with an IEP

Join us at 8:00a.m. for refreshments and a chance to meet your parent leaders.

Mon., Oct.7th
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Home Is Where the Art Is

Staten Island

Staten Island Museum  
75 Stuyvesant Place

Puppets!Performances! Join us, and leave with exciting ideas about how to expose your children to the arts at home. In collaboration with the Staten Island Museum, the New Victory Theatre and NYC Parent Academy. 

(Kid Friendly Event!)

Mon., Oct, 7th
4:00p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Community Open House:
NYC Center for Space and Science Education

Manhattan

220 Henry Street
New York, NY 10002

REGISTER at 212.312.3140 or SpaceCenter@schools.nyc.gov

Tour and learn about: The Challenger Learning Center, NASA Aerospace Education Laboratory, class programs, after school clubs school vacation and summer camps. For more information about the New York City Center for Space Science Education, visit  www.nyccsse.org, download the brochure or an event flyer.

Tues., Oct. 8th 6:00p.m.-9:00 p.m.

From Rage to Respect

Queens

Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35th Ave. Astoria, Queens

Come to a special screening of Bully, the movie all parents are talking about or – or should be. Director Lee Hirsch will attend. The National School Climate Center will lead a discussion on how students, families, and schools can work together to end bullying, for good.

Wed., Oct. 9
9:00a.m.- 12:00pm

Parent Academy: Parent Teacher Conference Boot Camp

Manhattan

Scholastic Publishing
557 Broadway

Meet Jesse Mojica, Executive Director, Division of Family and Community Engagement (NYCDOE)

Worskshop Topics:

  • Finding Resources in Your Community
  • Preparing for Parent Teacher Conferences
  • Collaborating With Your School To Ensure Your Child’s Success

Join us at 8:00a.m. for refreshments and a chance to meet your parent leaders.

Thurs., Oct. 10th
6p.m.- 9p.m.     
 

PROM-Parents Rolling Out the Motivation to Get to Graduation   

Manhattan

Surrogates Court
31 Chambers St

An evening with Chancellor Walcott to celebrate the importance of parents as partners in their child’s educational success. An interactive presentation on the Common Core Learning Standards will be followed by an opportunity to sign up for Parent Academy workshops. Reception to follow.
*Childcare is available for ages 6 and up. Please contact FACE at 212-374-4118.

Thurs., Oct. 10th 
4p.m.- 8p.m.    
Community Open House: Environmental Study Center Brooklyn  7151 Avenue T
Brooklyn, NY 11234
REGISTER at 718.444.6560 or ESC@schools.nyc.gov

Tour and learn about: the animals, the greenhouse, the grounds and class programs in addition to programs held during school vacation, on the weekend and during the summer. Download a 2013 program brochure or event flyer.

Fri., Oct. 11th
6:00.m.-8:00p.m.

To Infinity and Beyond: College and Careers

Brooklyn 

Long Island University                                               1 University Plaza 

Learn how to help your child select and apply to the right colleges.

Sat., Oct. 12th 9:00a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Parent Academy Workshop

Bronx

The Walt Disney School (PS160)

Meet Corinne Rello-Anselmi, Deputy Chancellor, Division of Students with Disabilities and English Language Learners (NYCDOE) 

Special Activity - Join Jorge Collazo, Executive Chef, Office of School Food, at lunch for a tasting of the best of School Foods.

Workshop Topics:

  • Preparing for Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Collaborating With Your School To Ensure Your Child’s Success
  • Welcome to Pre-K
  • Supporting Students with an IEP
  • Positive Behavioral Supports for Your Child
  • College and Career Readiness for English Language Learners
Activities for Kids:

  • Move to Improve
  • Drama
Join us at 8:00 a.m. for refreshments and a chance to meet your parent leaders.
Sat., Oct. 19th
9:30am-2:00pm
Parent Academy: A Parent Summit Queens PS 200-The Pomonok School, 70-10 164th Street, Flushing, NY 11365 REGISTER HERE

Meet Jesse Mojica, Executive Director, Division of Family and Community

Breakfast and lunch served 

  • Parent leader ”Chat and Chew”

Workshops:

  • Preparing for Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Collaborating with Your School
  • Successful Behavioral Strategies for Children with Autism (DOE)
  • Positive Behavioral Supports for Your Child
  • Welcome to Pre-K

Activities for Kids!

  • Tae Kwan Do
  • Animals Alive
  • Conflict Resolution