Upcoming Events

SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2019

10:00 AM

Kids & Kites Day, Nashville
All Metro Nashville families and children are invited to the 10th Annual Kids & Kites Day at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park from 10 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 25. Kids & Kites Day is a day for Nashville’s children to spend a fun day with their friends and family while highlighting the fight against childhood obesity and related children's health issues. The event features face painting, games, dancing, prizes, music, food, and of course kite flying over the State Capitol! Founding hosts are state Sen. Brenda Gilmore, at-large Metro Councilperson Erica Gilmore, and Lois Winston of the Red Hat Society.
WHEN:

May. 25, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

WHERE:

Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, 600 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Sen. Brenda Gilmore

(615) 741-2453

COST:

Free

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2019

6:30 PM

Teachable Moments: Live at the Nuyorican
Teachable Moments is back at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe on 5/29! Join us for more great stories and awesome raffle prizes. Buy your tickets today to receive your free raffle ticket, for your chance to win! About Teachable Moments: Live from the Teachers' Lounge We all admire the work that teachers do, but unless you've been in the classroom, you can never truly understand it. Teachable Moments is a unique live storytelling event for current and former educators in New York City. Each event gives listeners an unadulterated look inside the unparalleled ups and downs of teaching. Tickets at bit.ly/teachablemoments529
WHEN:

May. 29, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

WHERE:

Nuyorican Poets Cafe

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Ruben Brosbe

9174340723

COST:

$10 Raffle Ticket included

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THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2019

10:00 AM

Read Write Inc. Phonics Public Training
Read Write Inc. is a phonics and research based, comprehensive, school-wide literacy program. It is personalized, making it possible to get all students reading and writing quickly. Ruth Miskin Literacy Inc. provides radical, passionate training and ongoing professional development. Our training empowers school leaders, teachers, tutors, and parents to teach every child to read with Read Write Inc. Learn more and register for our May 30-31st public training here: https://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/usa/public-workshops/
WHEN:

May. 30, 10:00 AM to May. 31, 4:30 PM

WHERE:

25 Broadway, 12th Floor New York, NY 10004

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Ruth Miskin Literacy Inc.

6469397271

COST:

https://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/usa/public-workshops/

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5:30 PM

A Parent’s Guide to Social Media
Join the Robertson at Success Academy for a special event for parents on kids’ use of social media and the internet. We’ll start with a screening of the documentary LIKE, a candid look at the impact of social media on kids’ lives and the effects of technology on their brains. After the film, we’ll hold a Q&A with an expert on child and adolescent social media use. Expect advice for navigating parenting in the digital age and tried-and-true strategies for keeping your child safe in the land of snaps and double taps. Sign up here: https://guidetosocialmedia.splashthat.com/
WHERE:

The Robertson Center, 500 West 41st Street (SW corner of 10th Ave) New York, NY 10018

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Elora Tocci

8459268380

COST:

FREE

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5:30 PM

A Parent’s Guide to Social Media
Join the Robertson at Success Academy for a special event for parents on kids’ use of social media and the internet. We’ll start with a screening of the documentary LIKE, a candid look at the impact of social media on kids’ lives and the effects of technology on their brains. After the film, we’ll hold a Q&A with an expert on child and adolescent social media use. Expect advice for navigating parenting in the digital age and tried-and-true strategies for keeping your child safe in the land of snaps and double taps. Sign up here: https://guidetosocialmedia.splashthat.com/
WHERE:

The Robertson Center, 500 West 41st Street (SW corner of 10th Ave) New York, NY 10018

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Elora Tocci

8459268380

COST:

FREE

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6:30 PM

YAASPA Karaoke FUNRaiser
Young Aspiring Americans for Social and Political Activism (YAASPA) cultivates youth middle school through college to be civically engaged in community and career. This FUNRaiser is an awesome opportunity to enjoy a party to support education for liberation, learn more about YAASPA's vision, community endeavors and beyond! We will have a local vocalist, and honor elected officials and community members who have supported our work and issue advocacy endeavors. ​ See you there!
WHERE:

Mercury Cafe

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Janiece Mackey

7202540011

COST:

Tickets: Adults 21 and over: $25.00 Couples/Duos: $40.00 Families: $50.00 (guardians with children) Students (bring student ID): $15.00

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FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2019

10:00 AM

Bronx Fair for Hih Scool Students & Families
The United Federation of Teachers and NYC DOE Bronx Borough Office will collaboratively host a Fair for Students and Families highlighting agencies, colleges, and vendors that can assist students with special services and options when they transition from high school to college or the world of work. Students will be able to engage with career professionals and gain valuable knowledge of occupations to assist when completing their annual vocational assessments. Please bring students and encourage parents/guardians to attend. Parent workshops will focus on ACCES VR, graduation requirements, CDOS, Skills & Achievement Commencement Credential plus more. Student workshops will focus on writing resumes and self - advocacy. The Bronx Borough Office hopes to see you at this exciting, interactive, and informative fair.
WHERE:

2500 Halsey Street. Bronx, NY 10461

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Fern Alexander

866-509-5921

COST:

FREE

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SATURDAY, JUN 1, 2019

8:00 AM

Indiana Teaching Policy Fellowship Showcase
Our Indiana Teaching Policy Fellows have been collaborating over the last 12 months researching, advocating, and moving the needle around policy issues across Indiana. Join us June 1st at Allison Mansion (Marian University) to connect with high-quality educators from across the state as you learn more about the work they've been doing as advocates in the policy arena. You will hear directly from our teacher leaders and learn more about Teach Plus and our network of educators.
WHEN:

Jun. 1, 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM

WHERE:

Allison Mansion, Marian University, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Yohan Chang

8479976583

COST:

Free

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11:00 AM

Citywide Community Charter School Job Fair
Join C3S (NYC Coalition of Community Charter Schools) for our 4th Annual Citywide Community Charter School Job Fair. Community charter schools in NYC provide unique opportunities for new and experienced entrants in the field of education. Our schools represent a remarkable diversity in teaching models and school culture, where your ideas are valued and supported. Many of our schools feature collaborative working environments to best meet the needs of our students. We have a number of New York City Charter Schools joining us. Our schools are looking for teachers, specialists, school leaders, guidance counselors, operations, and more!
WHEN:

Jun. 1, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

WHERE:

Brooklyn Law School, Forchelli Conference Center • 205 State Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Coalition of Community Charter Schools

COST:

FREE for Job Seekers

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WEDNESDAY, JUN 5, 2019

12:00 AM

A Chalkbeat School’s Out Happy Hour
It’s nearing the end of another school year, and Chalkbeat New York is excited to celebrate with you — teachers, principals, parents, education advocates, and friends. Come chat with the Chalkbeat team about the biggest stories of the school year and network with others in New York City’s education world at this special happy hour. Your $5 donation supports Chalkbeat. Your first drink and appetizers are on us! All are welcome.
  • Wednesday, June 5, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
  • Brief remarks and Q&A at 6:45 p.m.
The Black Door, our venue is wheelchair accessible. If you have any questions, please email us at nyevents@chalkbeat.org. SPACE IS LIMITED SO RSVP TODAY
WHERE:

The Black Door

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Chalkbeat

COST:

$5

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THURSDAY, JUN 6, 2019

6:30 PM

8th Annual Real Estate Rockers in Relief
On June 6th, join prominent New York real estate giants as we rock out to raise funds for NECHAMA at the 8th Annual Real Estate Rockers in Relief. Six bands and four hours of live music to support NECHAMA’s mission of repairing the world, and providing comfort and hope to communities by engaging volunteers in disaster recovery work. Since 2017, NECHAMA has helped more than 474 households with the help of close to 2,000 volunteers giving 75,000 hours of their time. This has resulted in over $4M invested into affected communities from Guerneville, CA to Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. Your support through this event allows us to continue this legacy. Bands include Little Darlings, Local Law, The Adventure, KRANE, the Doo Dahs, Normal by Day and many special guest performers - including a special appearance by hit-makers, Emily Warren and Scott Harris. Doors Open - 6:15 p.m. Show Starts - 6:45 p.m.
WHEN:

Jun. 6, 6:30 PM to 11:00 PM

WHERE:

Irving Plaza: 17 Irving Pl, New York, NY 10003, USA

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Amy Nielson

212.309.1080

COST:

$20.00 - $150.00

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SUNDAY, JUN 9, 2019

8:00 AM

Junior Achievement Business Week
Junior Achievement (JA) Business week is a fun, intensive, one-week boot camp in which students will work in “companies” with each other, develop a product, and pitch it to local entrepreneurs in a Shark Tank-style competition. Along the way, they will learn how to network effectively and sharpen their presentation skills, and they will gain advising by local business leaders. Students will test drive the college experience by staying in the dorms at Johnson & Wales University in Denver, giving them a sneak peek into campus life. Open to students in grades 9-12. Learn more at http://jabusinessweek.org
WHEN:

Jun. 9, 8:00 AM to Jun. 14, 5:00 PM

WHERE:

Johnson & Wales University

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Junior Achievement

303-628-7377

COST:

$550 (scholarships available)

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MONDAY, JUN 10, 2019

5:30 PM

June New Visions Charter Hiring Event
This is an opportunity for experienced and new teachers to connect with principals and leaders in the New Visions Charter High School network. RSVP HERE: https://forms.gle/2aEDUHMKyk1pRgf26
WHEN:

Jun. 10, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

WHERE:

New Visions for Public Schools-205 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Talent Acquisition

2126455110

COST:

Free

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TUESDAY, JUN 11, 2019

12:00 AM

Backpack Full of Cash
The United Federation of Teachers will host a screening for Spanish speaking parents. Narrated by Matt Damon, this feature-length documentary explores the growing privatization of public schools and the resulting impact on America’s most vulnerable children. Filmed in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Nashville and other cities, BACKPACK FULL OF CASH takes viewers through the tumultuous 2013-14 school year, exposing the world of corporate-driven education “reform” where public education -- starved of resources -- hangs in the balance.
WHERE:

UFT Bronx Learning Center. 2500 Halsey Street. 10461

CONTACT INFORMATION:

James F. Rodriguez

866-509-5921

COST:

FREE

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THURSDAY, JUN 13, 2019

7:00 AM

2019 IHE Summer Safety Symposium
One day symposium featuring speakers addressing topics of safety for Institutions of Higher Education. Featured topics include Title IX, Threat Assessment, Marijuana on Campus, and Hazing Research and Prevention. Register online at: https://events.egov.com/eventreg/CO/registrant.htm?action=new&_event=ihesafetysymposium2019
WHEN:

Jun. 13, 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM

WHERE:

Embassy Suites Hotel Loveland, CO

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Melissa Rubeo

3032394435

COST:

50.00

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