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Finding the ‘Glue’ that Binds a REC Together

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, NYC's Regional Enrichment Centers have provided the children of the City's essential employees with safe, stable, and joyous learning spaces for a wide range of learning activities. As our #DOEconnected series continues, we speak with a REC site director regarding his efforts to create supportive learning environments that bolster student's social-emotional experiences.
June 22, 2020
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Creating Safe Spaces, Remote-Learning Style

As our City continues to push forward through unprecedented challenges, New York's school leaders are being tested like never before. As our #DOEconnected series continues, we head to the Bronx to speak with a principal who is working tirelessly to maintain a "community" on behalf of her students and staff members.
June 10, 2020
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Navigating the “Uncertain-Sea” of Remote Learning

While the transition to remote learning hasn't exactly been "smooth sailing" for many of our school communities, educators across the City have achieved success by supporting one another and working together to provide their students with critical instruction and support. For this edition of #DOEconnected, we spoke with a Queens elementary school principal about how she has steered her school through choppy waters thanks to her ongoing support of her hardworking staff members.
May 29, 2020
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Supporting Essential Workers, One REC at a Time

As first responders and essential employees help keep NYC safe and healthy during these difficult times, Regional Enrichment Centers are providing these frontline workers with safe spaces for child care. Learn how one of our REC educators helps support first responders at a site in Manhattan as our #DOEconnected series continues.
April 16, 2020
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Introducing #DOEconnected

Chancellor Richard Carranza kicks off our new exciting feature series, #DOEconnected, in celebration of the DOE staff members across the City who are working hard to keep students safe, healthy, and learning throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 7, 2020

NYC Department of Education, 2019