Parent-Teacher Conferences

Calendar Talk

Fowl Play

See what's ahead for NYC public schools in November 2018. Highlights include Election Day, Parent Teacher Conferences, and Thanksgiving Recess.
October 31, 2018
Calendar TalkPublic Schools 101

The Month Ahead (November 2016)

November is here, and before you know it, our clocks will fall back to Standard Time, a new U.S. President will be elected, and search engine queries for "tryptophan" will peak for the year. Time to take a look at our official Schools Calendar to see what's in store for City schools this month: November 2016 Wednesday, November 2 Thursday, November 3 Parent-Teacher Conferences (Elementary School) Saturday, November 5 Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) - Make Up Date (Grade 8 & 9 Students w/Special Permission ONLY) Tuesday, November 8 Election Day: schools closed Friday, November 11 Veterans Day: schools closed…
November 1, 2016
Public Schools 101

Parents: Get to Know Your School’s Parent Coordinator

Often, NYC public school parents ask, "Who can I talk to in my child's school if I have questions about school services, programs, or my child's teacher?" Have you met your school's parent coordinator? Parent coordinators are important parts of every school community, as they can help parents with many of their questions and concerns. Among the many responsibilities they have, parent coordinators: Create welcoming school environments for all parents; Work with principals to address parent issues and concerns; Get parents directly involved in their children's education; Strengthen parental participation during school events (i.e. plays, movie nights, fundraisers, etc); and Provide support to…
September 27, 2016