Calling All MSC Student Artists!

Friends of MSC is Collecting Art from MSC Children.

We would love to add more student art pieces to our Art Gallery on the Friends of MSC website and feature them on our Welcome Page. 

At this time we are collecting art that is themed around Family Giving to MSC and Inclusiveness in Our Community (IDC).

Submit your art here!

COVID-19 Testing in Schools Info

The DOE has released a video to show children what COVID-19 testing in schools works. You can view it here:
COVID-19 Testing in Schools Video

For more information about COVID-19 testing in schools, please visit the DOE website here:

DOE Information about COVID-19 Testing in Schools

Child Mind Institute: Coping During COVID-19 Parent Support Webinar Series

The Child Mind Institute are offering a series of free workshops.

Managing Grief and Loss

Monday, December 14 • 4:00-5:00 PM

Mindful Parenting

Monday, December 14 • 5:00-6:00 PM

Is My Child Going to Be Okay?

Wednesday, December 16 • 4:00-5:00 PM

Managing Intense Emotions

Wednesday, December 16 • 5:00-6:00 pm

Interested caregivers can learn more about the workshops and register here:

Child Mind Institute Workshop Registration

For additional resources, please visit the Child Mind Institute’s website.

Child Mind Institute Coping During COVID-19 Resources

Do You Need School Supplies?

Need supplies?

Contact Malaka to get what you need.

Email Malaka

Learning Bridges Information

How to Apply

  • If you are interested in the Learning Bridges Program, please complete this application.
  • Need help completing the online application? Call 311 for assistance.
  • If you previously filled out the expression of interest form, you do not need to complete another application
Learning Bridges Application

Parent University: Online Resource for Families

The DOE’s Family and Community Empowerment (FACE) team, in partnership with the Division of Instructional and Information Technology (DIIT), worked collaboratively to design and operationalize Parent University. Along with tailored resources and courses, it also provides another way for DOE and community partners to share important news, updates, and information with families. Courses are available in multiple languages and they’re working to expand the amount of multilingual offerings.

All families, from early childhood to adult education, can create a free account and register for workshops, attend an event, find a training and more. There are currently 95+ courses offered and they cover a wide range of topics including:

  • Remote Learning and Technology 
  • Health and Wellness 
  • Special Education 
  • Multilingual Learners 
  • Early Childhood Education 
  • Parent Leadership 
  • School Buildings and Operations 
  • Adult and Continuing Education 
Visit Parent University

Dial-A-Teacher Information

Have a question about homework? Get free help!

  • What: Homework help line for students, run by classroom teachers
  • Where: Call 212-777-3380
  • Who: Students in kindergarten through 12th grade
  • Hours: Monday through Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m. when school is in session
  • Languages spoken: Armenian, Bengali, Chinese, English, French, Haitian-Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Tagalog
  • Subjects available: English, math, science and social studies
Learn More About Dial-A-Teacher

Keep Connected!

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PA Contact


Lisa Kussell &

Paulina Perera-Riveroll


Alison Papalia &

Linda Saffire

Co-Vice Presidents

Liz Green &

Rachel Connors Phillippe


Rahsaan Harris &

Barrett Schlotthauer



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