Upcoming Events

January 21, 2:00-6:00 PM 

STEAM Education at Home:

What's Working? Symposium

January 26, 5:30 PM 

Parent University

Family Fun Night

January 30, 9:00-1:00 PM 


February 8, 6:00 PM 

Parent University

CECC Roles & Responsibilities

February 9, 9:00 AM 

PA General Meeting

via Zoom

February 10 


February 11, 5:30 PM 

IDC Meeting

via Zoom


MSC Student Art Gallery

Help us create a digital hallway to showcase and celebrate the work MSC students are doing in school and at home!

Share your student's work here:

MSC Student Art Submission

Charlotte Phillippe, 1st Grade

Parent University

Parent University is a course registration and management system where NYC families can find free training on a wide range of topics.

Parent University serves all families, from early childhood through adulthood, and seeks to educate and empower them as partners and advocates through free courses, resources, events, and activities.

For more information, including flyers in different languages, please visit the DOE’s Office of Family and Community Empowerment.

Haven't joined us yet? Watch this short tutorial to learn how to create an account. Then go to parentu.schools.nyc to log in and enroll in one of our upcoming live, web-based courses!

  • Family Fun Night: A Day in the Life of Literacy • 1/26/21 @ 5:30pm
  • CCEC Roles and Responsibilities • 2/8/2021 @ 6:00 pm

STEAM Education at Home:

What's Working? Symposium

January 21 • 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Vision Education & Media's Robofun is currently partnering with NYU’s ITP program to host this conference is geared towards helping teachers, educators and parents by sharing successes and challenges.

We will have four, 45-minute panel discussions on different topics including social and emotional development, curriculum modification, tips and tricks on the available platforms and interfaces available for virtual classes, open discussion on successes and challenges, and more!


January 30 • 9:00am - 1:00pm

Register Here

INCLUDEnyc is a non-profit providing training and information for young people with any disability (age 0-26) in New York City, their families, and the professionals who support them.

Learn more about organizations and programs supporting young people with disabilities. Based on your preference, connect with representatives via chat, audio, or video to learn more about Summer Camps,  After School, Recreation, Athletics, Art, Dance, and Music Transition Services and College Supports and Services.

Click Here For More Information

Child Mind Institute Caregiver Support Workshops

The Child Mind Institute will be hosting Caregiver Support Workshops. These workshop series are designed to provide families with proactive strategies to use to support your child’s mental health and learning needs while virtually learning from home. They are available at no cost to all NYC DOE parents and caregivers.

For additional resources, please visit The Child Mind Institute at: https://childmind.org/coping-during-covid-19-resources-for-parents/.

Citywide & Community Education Council (CECC) Elections

We are two weeks away from the opening of applications to run for the Community and Citywide Education Councils (CCEC)! Are you ready to Run.Serve.Lead?

This election, parents will be able to use their NYC Schools Account to run and vote!

For more information, see the Parent Start-Up Guide (English or Spanish) or view this instructional video.

DOE Fall 2020 School Experience Survey

The DOE is launching the Fall 2020 School Experience Survey opens on Tuesday, January 19 and closes on February 5th!

We are asking all families and staff, and students in grades 6 through 12, to share their experience during this year, which has been like no other.

Knowing your experience will help us plan for the spring and beyond, and it will also help us quickly support schools to improve remote and in-person learning

The survey link will be sent to families this week and published on the DOE’s website. It will be available in 10 languages.

Roads to Success Virtual After School Program

Virtual programming for students in Grades 6-8.

Monday-Friday 2:30-5:30PM

Register Here

Enroll now and receive a stipend of up to $48 a month!

Participation requirements apply - click to learn more about our stipend policy and requirements.

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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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