Upcoming Events

SATURDAY, JAN 26, 2019

10:00 AM

WINTER FAMILY DAY
The Harlem School of the Arts at the Herb Alpert Center invites you to a day of introductions. See all of the possibilities HSA has to offer both children and adults. Tour the facility, meet the faculty, observe classes and see demonstrations of student performances. Preview the HSA Spring Semester Classes in Music, Dance, Theatre, Art & Design and Musical Theatre. COME JOIN THE FUN, EXPLORE THE ARTS!
WHEN:

Jan. 26, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

WHERE:

HSA, 645 Saint Nicholas Avenue, NYC 10030

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Harlem School of the Arts

(212) 926-4100

COST:

FREE

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11:00 AM

The INCLUDEnyc Fair
The INCLUDEnyc Fair is New York City’s largest annual free fair for young people with disabilities, where families can meet face-to-face with over 80 summer camps, year-round, afterschool, weekend, arts, sports, and recreational programs. Formerly known as Summer Fun & More, the INCLUDEnyc Fair's expansion beyond just summer camps sends an important message about inclusion and access for young people and their families who may not otherwise have known many of these programs were available to them. Come check out the many programs for yourself or your young person with disabilities, all in the same space. Hotel Pennsylvania is fully accessible and the event is free to attend. Children are welcome.
WHEN:

Jan. 26, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

WHERE:

Hotel Pennsylvania (401 7th Ave,NY NY 10001)

CONTACT INFORMATION:

INCLUDEnyc

212-677-4650

COST:

FREE

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MONDAY, JAN 28, 2019

9:00 AM

Examining the American Indian Boarding School Experience
What is the legacy and impact of American Indian boarding schools? In partnership, Facing History and Ourselves and the National Museum of the American Indian in New York, we will examine case studies in our resource Stolen Lives: The Indigenous Peoples of Canada and the Indian Residential Schools of two all-Indian boarding schools in the United States, and their attempts to “Americanize” indigenous students. Register Online: https://bit.ly/2BgMzVb
WHERE:

National Museum of the American Indian, One Bowling Green New York, NY 10004

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Renee Harleston

646.998.5840

COST:

$10.00

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TUESDAY, JAN 29, 2019

10:00 AM

Storefront Academy Open House
Storefront Academy currently is a K–4 and we believe the whole child model demands that equal attention is paid to social and emotional wellness as to academic readiness. We believe that children cannot reach their full potential in the classroom unless their non-academic needs are met. Attend our weekly open houses to tour our school during school hours.
WHEN:

Jan. 29, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

WHERE:

Storefront Academy 609 Jackson Ave Bronx, NY 10452

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Maria Ruiz

6467587201

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10:00 AM

Storefront Academy House
Storefront Academy currently is a K–1 and we believe the whole child model demands that equal attention is paid to social and emotional wellness as to academic readiness. We believe that children cannot reach their full potential in the classroom unless their non-academic needs are met. Attend our weekly open houses to tour our school during school hours.
WHEN:

Jan. 29, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

WHERE:

70 E. 129th st New York, NY 10029

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Manuela Martinez

6467587201

COST:

free

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THURSDAY, JAN 31, 2019

9:00 AM

Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age
The shooting of Michael Brown and the protests that followed became a flashpoint for the discussion about race, policing, and justice. Using the information aftermath of Ferguson and a new unit co-created by Facing History and Ourselves and the News Literacy Project, this workshop will examine how implicit biases shape our understanding of the world, and how news literacy skills and concepts can help students find reliable information to make decisions, take action, and become effective civic participants in today’s complex information landscape.
WHEN:

Jan. 31, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

WHERE:

Princeton University

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Renee Harleston

646.998.5840

COST:

$25.00

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THURSDAY, FEB 7, 2019

5:30 PM

The ABCs of ZZZ: A Educator’s Guide to Sleep
Ever daydream about, well, dreaming? You’re not alone. On February 7th, join the Robertson Center at Success Academy for The ABCs of ZZZ: An Educator’s Guide to Sleep to jump-start your journey to the shut-eye of your dreams. Hear from Dr. Chris Winter, “The Sleep Whisperer,” about what you can do to sleep longer and better every night, and learn tricks for bedtime that you can implement right away. This free event is specially designed for and open to all educators and will be stocked with a steady flow of milk and cookies as well as giveaways and freebies — including a brand-new mattress for one very lucky snoozer.
WHERE:

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

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Lindsay Connors

929-394-1351

COST:

FREE

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TUESDAY, FEB 12, 2019

8:30 AM

Panel and Workshop: Building a Pipeline of Anti-Racist Teachers
The East Harlem Teaching Residency is rooted in anti-racist practices, preparing its graduates to support the young people of East Harlem as they realize their best possible selves. Rather than training teachers to have an awareness of racism, the program is designed to shape transformative educators who actively work to dismantle racism. Join Hunter College School of Education and the East Harlem Teaching Residency to learn more about how EHTR develops anti-racist teachers. The event will include, a keynote speaker; a program overview; a panel of graduates, an EHTR staff member, a Hunter team member, and possibly a principal; and a workshop on bias-free language.
WHEN:

Feb. 12, 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

WHERE:

2050 2nd Ave, New York NY, 10029

CONTACT INFORMATION:

East Harlem Teaching Residency

2128310650

COST:

Free

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TUESDAY, FEB 26, 2019

7:00 PM

NYC Public HS Admissions: Everything You Need to Know Before Results Come Out
If you are a NYC middle school family or school counselor/leader anticipating public high school results, this webinar is for you. In this webinar, you will learn about: What can I expect when results are issued? What are my options if I'm not happy, and how can I get help? What is Round 2? How do appeals work? How could the changes to the admissions process impact me? How can I best prepare for the day I receive results? Presenter: Maurice Frumkin is President of NYC Admissions Solutions and former Deputy Executive Director of High School Admissions with the NYC Department of Education (DOE). Maurice has counseled hundreds of families on the HS admissions process. While with the DOE he supervised the SHSAT administration, served on the appeals committee, and trained and supported dozens of school counselors throughout NYC on all aspects of the HS admissions process. Maurice is a frequent lecturer at schools and PTA meetings across the city. NYC Admissions Solutions helps families and schools navigate K-college public and private school admissions.
WHEN:

Feb. 26, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

WHERE:

Webinar/Online

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Maurice Frumkin, NYC Admissions Solutions

3477092258

COST:

Free

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FRIDAY, MAR 22, 2019

10:00 AM

3rd Annual UFT College Fair
The Bronx United Federation of Teachers will host a college fair for high school students, parents and counselors. Registration is FREE for college admissions recruiters and Community-based Organizations (CBOs) that provide ancillary support services for students, parents and counselors. The purpose of this activity is to provide information for students about the various aspects of the college application process. (i.e. admissions, financial aid, career & college readiness)
WHERE:

2500 Halsey Street

CONTACT INFORMATION:

James F. Rodriguez

866-509-5921

COST:

FREE

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