Letter from Superintendent Skop + Helpful Resources
Wed, Nov 25 5:05pm

 Hello Families,

 

Please see the attached Thanksgiving letter from District 15 Superintendent, Anita Skop.

 

Also, see below for some resources to support you during this challenging time:

 

NYC DOE Introduces PARENT UNIVERSITY

https://parentu.schools.nyc/

All families, from early childhood to adult education, can login and register for workshops, attend an event, find a training and more. There are currently 95+ courses offered and they cover a wide range of topics including:

  • Remote Learning and Technology 
  • Health and Wellness 
  • Special Education 
  • Multilingual Learners 
  • Early Childhood Education 
  • Parent Leadership 
  • School Buildings and Operations 
  • Adult and Continuing Education 

Go to https://parentu.schools.nyc/ and sign in using your NYCSA (aka: MyStudent) login and password. 

 

 

Strategies for Talking to Your Kids About COVID-19 and Coping with Stress & Anxiety
Talking to children about COVID 19 - NASP National Association of School Psychologists
How Mindfulness can help during COVID 19: Child Mind Institute
Helping Children Cope: NCTSN National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Meditation Apps for Kids: Common Sense Media

Webinars on SEL (Social Emotional Learning): https://casel.org/covid-resources/
SEL Resources: Inside SEL (Social Emotional Learning)

Wind Down Activities for Better Sleep: Healthier Generation
Start the Week Calm and Positive: DeStress Mondays Newsletter

 
Below are the email addresses of PS 107 staff you can reach out to if you need additional support:
 
School Counselor Sarah Green - sgreen@ps107.org
Principal Eve Litwack - elitwac@schools.nyc.gov
Assistant Principal Rinah Fernandez Vasquez - rfvasquez@ps107.org
Parent Coordinator Pamela Rosenberg - prosenberg@ps107.org
 
No doubt that Thanksgiving will be different this year. Nonetheless, I wish you a wonderful day with immediate family. Things are challenging right now but the horizon is beginning to looking brighter.  
 
Best - Pamela