Information regarding MLK Jr, Workshops and more
Tue, Jan 19 12:22pm

We hope you all had a meaningful MLK Jr Day. 

 

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day, Superintendent Skop would like to share the attached letter with the District 15 community. Please see the attached letter.

 

Other Important Information:

 

PARENT WORKSHOPS

 

BUILDING A STRONGER SIBLING BOND DURING A PANDEMIC OR ANY TIME, WITH DR. LAURA MARKHAM

Thursday, February 4
6:30 to 8 pm via Zoom
$10 to $25 donation suggested, but all are welcome

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 
Dr. Laura Markham shares ways to help your kids forge a close, lifelong sibling bond. In this discussion she gives practical advice for creating a loving family culture that encourages laughter and minimizes fighting, developing deep connections with each of your children; and how to teach your children healthy emotional self-management and conflict-resolution skills.
 
Clinical psychologist Dr. Laura Markham is the author of three best-selling books: Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start ConnectingPeaceful Parent, Happy Siblings:  How to Stop the Fighting and Raise Friends for Life; and The Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids Workbook. The founding editor of AhaParenting.com, Dr. Markham makes frequent TV and radio appearances and has been interviewed for publications including The New York Times and Parents magazine. 150,000 parents subscribe to her weekly Parenting Tips.
 

 

SUPPORTING CHILDREN'S LITERACY DEVELOPMENT

Session 1: February 10, 2021 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Session 2: February 25, 2021 5:00 - 6:00 PM

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See flyer attached for more information about this workshop

 

PARENT UNIVERSITY

 

Parent University -  https://parentu.schools.nyc/ is a course registration and management system where NYC families can find free trainings 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.

 

We currently offer 200+ pre-recorded, on-demand, or live, web-based courses and they cover a wide range of topics including:  

·         Adult and Continuing Education

·         Early Childhood Education  

·         Enrollment  

·         Health and Wellness 

·         Multilingual Learners  

·         Parent Leadership   

·         Remote Learning and Technology   

·         School Buildings and Operations   

·         Special Education    

 

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

 

Haven't joined us yet? Watch this short video tutorial to learn how to create an account.

Then, go to https://parentu.schools.nyc/  to log in and enroll in one of our upcoming live, web-based courses!

A Day of Mindfulness – 1/19/21 @ 12:30pm

Self-Care: Mindfulness, Breathing, & Chair Yoga – Beginning 1/26/21 and EVERY Tuesday @ 10am

CCEC Roles and Responsibilities – 2/8/21 @ 6pm

 

Or check out one of our newest pre-recorded, on-demand courses!

PA/PTA Financial Reporting – Missed the live session? Catch it on-demand!

 

We hope to see you on Parent University!

 

 

 

STEAM Education at Home: What’s Working?

It is clear that online learning is here to stay as a part of learning experiences for children and adults. This conference is geared towards helping teachers, educators and parents by sharing successes and challenges.

We will cover ideas from experts in a variety of fields to help us learn how to make remote learning become more effective and more social. Our invited speakers include teachers from kindergarten through college, parents, administrators and Ed Tech specialists. At the end of our four-hour conference we’ll create a summary of best practices to help us all.

 

Vision Education & Media's Robofun is currently partnering with NYU's ITP Program to host this symposium via zoom on January 21st from 2 pm - 6 pm.

STEAM Education at Home: What’s Working? Come share and learn from our 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!

Date: January 21, 2021

Time: 2pm - 6pm

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INCLUDEnyc Fair

Saturday, January 30, 2021

Join Anytime From 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Click here to learn more


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.

 

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 caregiversPlease see below for additional details.

 

PROMOTING POSITIVE BEHAVIORS FOR YOUR CHILD – Please CLICK HERE to learn more and register.

·         Structuring a Home Learning Environment; Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm EST

·         Managing Kids' Screen Time; Tuesday, February 9th, 2021 | 9:00am – 10:00am EST

·         Motivating Your Child for Remote Learning – Part 1; Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm EST

·         Motivating Your Child for Remote Learning – Part 2; Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 | 9:00am – 10:00am EST

·         Improving Your Relationship With Your Child; Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm EST

·         Parent Calming Techniques; Tuesday, March 9th, 2021 | 9:00am – 10:00am EST


COPING DURING COVID-19 – Please CLICK HERE to learn more and register.

·         Managing Intense Emotions; Wednesday, January 20th, 2021 | 5:00pm – 6:00pm EST

·         Will My Child be Okay?; Monday, January 25th, 2021 | 5:00pm – 6:00pm EST

·         Fostering Resilience Within Your Family; Thursday, January 28th, 2021 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm EST


SUPPORTING LEARNING AT HOME – Please CLICK HERE to learn more and register.

·         Building and Supporting Executive Functioning Skills; Tuesday, February 9th, 2021 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm EST

·         Building a Foundation for Reading at Home; Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 | 5:00pm – 6:00pm EST


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