District 22 Family Support Coordinator Info

District 22 Family Support Coordinator Info

District 22 Pre-K Open Houses: Our webpage is updated as we receive information. If you are interested in a particular school, please call number listed https://sites.google.com/site/district22brooklyn/pre-k-open-house-information

Great News for our District 22 Pre-K Centers: As an extension of our Arts for English Language Learners and Students with Disabilities grant, HSBC has approved a corporate contribution in the amount of $2,500 for Puppetry in Practice. This will allow us to further extend our Parent Involvement component of the grant.  We are working with an artist from the center who will work with staff, parents, and children to create a mural in the entrance of the Coney Island Avenue site.

Include NYC’s 32nd Annual Summer Fun & More Fair for NYC Students with Disabilities: Rescheduled due to blizzard-Saturday, February 6th 2016, 11am-3pm , Hotel Pennsylvania, 402 7th Avenue (Between 32nd and 33rd Streets) http://www.includenyc.org/content/1020

Assemblyman Cymbrowitz & Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Team Up to Bring Navigator Program to District Office:  Beginning this Monday, January 25th, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., on-site health insurance assistance will be available by appointment at 1800 Sheepshead Bay Road (between Emmons Avenue and Shore Parkway). Note that the last appointment time is at 6 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call (718) 875-9300. For more information, click here.

Free Civil Legal Services to your neighborhood: January 26th 10 AM – 3 PM, 123 Linden Blvd. Councilmember Eugene & NYLAG are bringing Free Civil Legal Services to your neighborhood. For more information and to make an appointment please call Council Member Eugene’s Office at 718-287-8762.

Promotion in Doubt (PID) Letters: Promotion in doubt letters mailed out in February, are to formally inform families that their child is at risk of not meeting promotion standards and may be retained in the same grade for the next school year. This mid-year notification enables the school and families to plan for the needed supports and interventions to help students achieve promotion standards by June. The promotion in doubt process applies to students in kindergarten through twelfth grade.

Parent Teacher Conferences Save the Dates*:
Elementary School: Wednesday, March 2nd Evening & Thursday, March 3rd Afternoon (Early Dismissal)
Middle School: Wednesday, March 16th Evening & Thursday, March 17th Afternoon (Early Dismissal)
*Schools may decide to hold their conferences on alternate dates. Please check with your child’s school for their specific schedule.

Community Education Council District 22 Meeting, Thursday February 4th at PS 52, 2675 East 29th Street. Business Meeting 6: 30 PM (for Council Business) Calendar Meeting 7 PM (Public Comment)

Monday, February 8th School is Closed for Lunar New Year.

NYC Parks Recreation Center membership gives you access to New York City’s most affordable and extensive network of recreational facilities across the five boroughs. Anyone can be a member – there are no residency requirements and kids under 18 can get a free membership. Come to any of the Recreation Center locations with one form of photo identification. If you do not have a valid form of identification, find out how to get one at Get Your IDNYC. Children under 18 can bring a student ID or birth certificate. http://www.nycgovparks.org/facilities/recreationcenters

Chancellor Announces Partnership with Operation Warm to Give New Winter Jackets to 13,000 Students in Community Schools and Family Shelters http://schools.nyc.gov/Offices/mediarelations/NewsandSpeeches/2015-2016/ChancellorAnnouncesPartnershipwithOperationWarm.htm

Know a High School student who loves History and Brooklyn?http://brooklynhistory.org/docs/TeenCouncilFlier.pdf

Do you want to have a say in what goes on in your neighborhood? Apply for a seat on your local Community Board: Community Boards are the most local representative bodies of government in New York City. They are responsible for dealing with land use issues, assessing neighborhood needs, and addressing community concerns. Apply to join your Community Board by clicking on the link below. Applications for 2016 will be accepted until February 15, 2016. And thanks to recent changes in state law, 16- and 17-year olds are eligible to apply!
If you have any questions about community boards in general, or about the application process, please message me or email agounardes@brooklynbp.nyc.gov

Visit and “like” the District 22 Facebook page: at www.facebook.com/district22fsc

Visit the District 22 Website at www.csd22.org

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