FREE Parent Perspective Panel on Citywide G&T Education Next Wednesday!

Considering a Citywide Gifted & Talented Public School for Your Child? 

Join PALNYC partner PACE [Parents Alliance for Citywide Education] on Wednesday, April 20th for their 5th Annual NYC Citywide Schools Forum, “The Parent’s Perspective on Citywide G&T Education” to get involved in the conversation and learn about your options.

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The forum will take place on Wednesday, April 20, from 6:30 to 8 pm, at the Anna Silver School (PS 20) in Manhattan and include a panel discussion moderated by independent consultant and founder of NYC School Help, LLC, Joyce Szuflita. Parent representatives from Anderson, BSI, NEST+m, STEM Academy at PS85Q, TAG and The 30th Avenue School (Q300) will be on hand to answer questions informally.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear parent perspectives from each of the five Citywide G&T public elementary schools.

WHO:  PACE is an organization founded by parent volunteers who represent each of New York City’s Citywide G&T schools and programs: The Anderson School on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, Brooklyn School of Inquiry, NEST+m on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, STEM Academy at PS 85Q (grades 3-5 in 2016/17) and The 30th Avenue School (Q300) (grades K-3, 6-8 in 2016/17) in Astoria, Queens, & TAG Young Scholars in East Harlem, Manhattan. PACE seeks to advance Citywide G&T education through advocacy, outreach, and coalition building.
WHAT: The 5th Annual Spring Parents’ Forum “The Parents’ Perspective on Citywide G&T Education” providing information about New York City’s Citywide Gifted & Talented (G&T) K-8 schools to NYC parents, FREE of cost.
WHEN: 6:30 – 8 pm
WHERE:  P.S. 20 (166 Essex Street @ Houston St.) – just one block from the 2nd Avenue F/M train.

The event is free and open to the public–no RSVP needed–so be sure to mark your calendars for next Wednesday to attend if you are a parent who is interested in learning more about the NYC Citywide G&T options for your child.

For further details or questions, please contact Katie Sperling at or click here to learn more about PACE and their programming.


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