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Ready to help take your child’s learning skills to the next level?

This spring, the NYC Department of Education and Elevate Education are teaming up to provide City families with free online support workshops to help improve their children’s independent learning skills. The workshops, held throughout May on select weeknights and Saturdays, will introduce families to a range of can’t-miss tips and strategies that can help students reach new milestones in their classes. Through these workshops, you’ll be able to build your child’s confidence while helping them to learn how to manage their time and deal with stress.

Learn more about our free live online family workshops by checking out the following listing of events below—feel free to click the links of workshops you’re interested in, and register your spot today!

Mother saying goodbye to an excited child running out of the door

Help build your child’s confidence in school by attending these virtual family workshops! (Photo by Ketut Subiyanto. Used under Creative Commons license. Original can be found on Pexels.)

Live Online Workshops for Families

Time Management Skills

This session will show you how you can help your child create a realistic study schedule and prioritize their schoolwork.

Home Study Hacks

Through this workshop, you will learn how to block out distractions, increase focus, and stay productive.

Motivating Your Child

Get exposed to strategies that you can use at home to build your child’s confidence and drive. Through this workshop, you will be able to identify limiting beliefs, create positive references, and help build academic momentum.

Mother, son, and father sitting on a sofa together with father pointing at a controller the son is holding

Teach your children to game responsibly during the school year with our “Beating Procrastination” workshop! (Photo by Ketut Subiyanto. Used under Creative Commons license. Original can be found on Pexels.)

Stress Management

Learn how to identify stress factors in your child’s life and support them with proven techniques to break negative thought patterns and stress cycles.

Beating Procrastination

Get to the bottom of why we procrastinate and learn how to manage it. Also learn how to curb excessive video game use during the school year.

Independent Learning Skills

This workshop takes a look at how top students boost their performance in school, study more efficiently, and stand out from their peers.


We hope that these workshops will show you how you can help your child reach their full potential. For more information, visit each event page, and register for your preferred workshop today!

On behalf of the NYC DOE, we thank Elevate Education for their partnership, and wish all of our families great success with these outstanding workshops!


Banner photo by Gustavo Fring. Used under Creative Commons license. Original can be found on Pexels.

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