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The Citywide Education Council for District 75 Calendar Meeting

A Conversation with the Chancellor Thursday, January 19, 2017 6:30PM to 9:00PM (Registration 6PM) Tweed Courthouse, 52 Chambers Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY Guest Speaker: Chnacellor Carmen Farina, New York City Department of Education The Citywide Education Council for District 75 will host their Annual “Conversation with Chancellor Carmen Farina”. Parents of children attending…

District 75 Citywide Programs

PARENT WORKSHOP Picture Exchange Communication Systems (PECS) Overview Workshop Parents and guardians of children with Autism and non-verbal children are invited to attend. This workshop will be presented by a certified PECS trainer. Parents and guardians will be given an introduction to the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) which is used to rapidly teach communication…

Gowanus Construction Project

  On June 6th, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) joined with Department of Design & Construction (DDC) will begin Phase 1 of the installation of nearly three miles of high level storm sewers in the Gowanus neighborhood. Additional sewer capacity will help to reduce flooding during heavy rain while also improving the health…

District 75, Citywide Program: Parent Workshop

PARENT WORKSHOP Mealtime Strategies for Children with Feeding Difficulties: A Parent’s Approach What you will learn: • Strategies for safely feeding children with multiple disabilities • Strategies for helping children with sensory based limited diets, common to students on the autism spectrum. Presented by: District 75 Feeding Team Giselle Ferreira, SLP, Kimberly Wray McInnis, DPT…

Turn It Off!

To Clear the AIrStop Idling, please! Turn off your car’s engine near school. Did you know that NYC has a law that states drivers may not permit their vehicles to idle longer than one minute when they are adjacent to a school? Please help us remind parents and other drivers who visit your school to…

Help Bring Speed Enforcement to #EverySchool in NYC

Want Speeding Cameras Near Schools? Click on the image to tour the #EverySchool web site. Transportation Alternatives is ramping up its #EverySchool campaign to loosen Albany restrictions on New York City speed cameras. Earlier this month, TA and Families for Safe Streets launched an effort to get state lawmakers to allow NYC to site speed cameras…

IncludeNYC Workshops

IncludeNYC helps NYC parents understand and navigate special education. They hold regular free workshops on understanding your child’s IEP, challenging behaviors, advocacy skills for parents and more. Here’s the March calendar.

Healthy Food Action Alert

Tell Jo Anne Simon + Jesse Hamilton to Support Farm to School!It’s time to urge New York State legislators to support Farm to School in the 2016-2017 Budget Proposals! The New York School Nutrition Association, the association of school food service professionals, is requesting an increase in the New York State reimbursement of school meals tied…