Category: Chancellor’s Notes

Inspiration Starts in the Classroom

Teachers can inspire their students in ways that make a difference both inside and outside the classroom. Learn how one teacher inspired Chancellor Richard Carranza to become the educator that he is today.

“You’re Going to College”

Growing up, Richard Carranza always knew he was going to college. Learn how the Chancellor’s parents helped make college attendance a reality for him and his brother in this heartwarming video.

Hola, Nueva York

Carta del nuevo canciller de las escuelas de la Ciudad de Nueva York, Richard A. Carranza

Hello, New York

A letter from New York City’s new Schools Chancellor, Richard A. Carranza.

Thank You

As I begin to prepare to step down as Chancellor, I want to reflect on our accomplishments and thank you.

Welcome Back!

Exciting times are ahead for the 2017–18 school year

Chancellor Fariña presents a Big Apple Award to Keira Dillon, 5th grade teacher from P.S. 163 Alfred E. Smith in Manhattan on May 8, 2017.


In honor of Valentine’s Day, we asked principals why they love their school. See their responses, and post your own, at #PSILoveMySchool.