Parents and Families

Parents as Partners Week         

This October the Division of Family and Community Engagement will be hosting and collaborating on a variety of events across the City.

Parent Resources:

Parents as Partners Week: October 15-20, 2012

Date and Time Event Location Summary
Monday, 10/15/2012 
Staten Island Federation Parent-Teacher Associations Meeting  Petrides Complex, Building C
715 Ocean Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10301                                           
Division of Family and Community Engagement Executive Director Jesse Mojica will give opening remarks at this month's Delegate Assembly meetings to kick-off Parents as Partners week.
Monday, 10/15/2012
Planning for Success
Brooklyn Borough Hall
209 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201    
This workshop will help parents learn ways to support their children in their transitions through middle school to high school to college.
Tuesday, 10/16/2012
6p.m.- 8p.m.
Overview of Education Council Selection Process District 30 Office
28-11 Queens Plaza North
Queens, NY 11101
 Learn about your community and citywide education councils, the upcoming selection process and what this means for your community.Register here.
Wednesday, 10/17/2012 
5:30p.m.- 8p.m.
Parents as Partners Keynote Conference     High School of Fashion Industries 
225 West 24th Street
Manhattan, NY 10011 
Learn about the new Parent Academy and hear from a parent panel on College and Career Readiness. Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott will offer a keynote address. Register here.
6p.m.- 8p.m.     
Fathers of Children with Special Needs Panel     School for Career Development 
510 Clermont Avenue 
Brooklyn, NY 11238     
Join us for a panel discussion hosted by NYC fathers who will share their experiences advocating for their children with special needs. A keynote speech will be delivered by NYC Fatherhood Services Coordinator Alan S. Farrell before the panel discussion. Register here.
New Futuro College Prep Fair for Latino Students and Families The APEX at Lehman College
250 Bedford Park Boulevard West 
Bronx, NY 10468    
The Department of Education is partnering with New Futuro for a College Prep Fair for Latino students and their families. Information on tuition costs, financial aid and guidance through the college preparation process will be available.  

Register here.

Download an English or Spanish flyer for this event.

Parents are encouraged to attend meetings and/or events in their borough or based on topics of interest that are important to the educational life of their child. Email or call 212-374-4118 for more information.

Flyers:  Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, English, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Urdu