World Health Day

Every April 7th the World Health Organization draws attention to an important health topic of international importance for World Health Day. This year’s topic is food safety. Creating healthy eating habits, knowing where your food is coming from and reading labels are all important to the health of your family. Spend some time today talking to your children about the importance of knowing what…

Spring Clean your Devices in 7 Simple Steps

Spring cleaning isn’t just for reorganizing your closet anymore. In this digital age where tablets, laptops and phones have replaced calendars, notebooks and cameras, staying organized and productive is intended to be streamlined, but with all of these devices it can often be challenging to cut out the clutter. Luckily for you, PALNYC has made a list of seven simple…

Brain Awareness Week

The Dana Foundation’s Brain Awareness Week [BAW]— a global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research—is making it’s mark on NYC and PALNYC has the scoop on some of the most anticipated events taking place this week. With explorative art, hands-on workshops and informative sessions from organizations like Mount Sainai Hospital, The Rubin Museum…

Reminder: Don’t Miss Breaking Through Walls 2e Conference

Calling all parents of Twice Exceptional Learners: Breaking Through Walls- Breakthroughs in Twice Exceptional Education Conference & Gala is tomorrow and you won’t want to miss this amazing opportunity to connect and collaborate with educational professionals, physicians, lawyers, advocates and other parents at this groundbreaking conference. Book your ticket now to the premiere NYC conference for parents of Twice Exceptional children.…

PALNYC Supports ‘Breaking Through Walls & Featured Events for G&T Families

Spring is fast approaching and with it, more great local workshops for parents, educators and families. Check out the new line up of Spring Workshops from PALNYC and then head over to the Spring 2015 Calendar of Events for a complete listing of other great local workshops and conferences happening this Spring.

Featured Event: Breaking Through Walls

Screen Shot 2015-02-03 at 10.39.16 AMBreaking Through Walls- Breakthroughs in Twice Exceptional Education Conference & Gala with The Quad Preparatory School – As the first and only NYC conference focusing exclusively on Twice Exceptional children, this national conference, hosted by The Quad Preparatory School, will bring together cutting-edge Twice Exceptional providers including physicians; educators; psychologists; therapists; lawyers; and advocates; children who are gifted and learn differently, and their parents. For more information and to buy tickets, visit the event page.

Location & Details: 

Saturday, March 7, 2015

9:00am – 5:00pm

The Cooper Union, 7 East 7th St

Prices start at $75 for students and up Continue reading

It’s that time again… and I’m not talking about the holidays

I know… I know…we’re in the midst of the holidays and you can’t even imagine it’s time to start thinking about your plan for next summer, but we’re already hearing about some amazing summer programs and they fill up fast. Check out our own Summer Camps page that will be continually updated with new programs. And if you’ve got any suggestions of…

#UNSelfie on Giving Tuesday

In the wake of our NYC Ed Tech Family Day A’Fair and Thanksgiving, we’d like to pause and thank everyone of you who helped make the day a success. For those of you who gave us feedback, thank you! It helps us better help you. Speaking of thanks and giving…today is the third annual #GIVINGTUESDAY, so make it count by making a…

Who was Your Favorite Teacher?

We all have one… My third grade teacher Miss Fletcher still stands out in my memory as the teacher responsible for my love of language, whose weekly spelling bees made learning fun and built confidence at the same time. To celebrate teachers like her, The Blackboard Awards, founded by New York Family‘s parent company, Manhattan Media celebrate teachers and principals of excellence from…

FREE Gifted & Talented Open House this week in the Bronx

Our friends at PACE have a FREE Gifted & Talented  Open House this Wednesday, November 5th that’s not to be missed if you are looking to explore elementary G&T school options for Kindergarten through 3rd grade. The Office of Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz, Jr. and PACE (Parents’ Alliance for Citywide Education) will co-host a Gifted & Talented Education Open House…

The NYC Ed Tech Family Day: A’Fair

Welcome Families, Educators & Ed Tech Enthusiasts! Join Parents of Accelerated Learners, NYC and New York Family on Saturday, November 8, 2014 for The NYC Ed Tech Family Day: A’Fair:  Introducing Families to Ed Tech Learning Tools through Engaging Play Part carnival, part scavenger hunt, part education fair for parents and their children in kindergarten through 8th grade, the A’Fair is an interactive, fun-filled event that introduces NYC…


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