Author: PALNYC

Chance of a Lifetime

It is not too late! You have one more day to enter the Michael Perelstein Memorial Scholarship Fund’s Discover Your Passion™ Competition.  The application deadline is September 30, 2016. Does your child excel in an academic area? Or do you know a student who would like to pursue a passion further? Violin? Soccer? Chess? Science? Drawing? Video Game Design? Debate? Social Justice? Improv? Entrepreneurial pursuit? If they are in 2nd to 12th grades, then they are…

Michael Perelstein Memorial $25,000 Scholarship Fund’s 4th Annual Discover Your Passion™ Competition, Deadline is September 30, 2016

Does your child excel in an academic area? Or do you know a student who would like to pursue a passion further? Violin? Soccer? Chess? Science? Drawing? Video Game Design? Debate? Social Justice? Improv? Entrepreneurial pursuit? If they are in 2nd to 12th grades, then they are eligible for the fourth annual Michael Perelstein Memorial Scholarship Fund’s Discover Your Passion™ Competition. The application deadline is fast approaching: September 30, 2016. Previous applicants who did not receive an award are…

Hello P.A.L [Parents of Accelerated Learners] NYC,

Welcome to PALNYC, If your child exhibits advanced abilities in reading, music, art, math or other areas, seems intensely curious or sensitive, appears bored or acts out in the general ed classroom, is already a bit too good at negotiating, or if you are simply looking for resources, programs and innovative tools to support your child’s learning needs, then you…

Check Out These Upcoming Events

PALNYC is always on the lookout for fresh programming and worthwhile events to share with you and there are some great events happening in the next few weeks that we want to share with you! We’ve put together a round up of events and conferences specifically to help parents who are looking for talent development resources, or hoping to gain some tools…

NYCGT2EWK

What’s that all about? We’re pleased to announce NYC’s first week-long event dedicated to supporting all of NYC’s talented and high potential youth- NYC Gifted & Talented + 2E Week– on March 12 through 18. Bookended by PALNYC’s 2016 NYC Gifted & Talented Symposium on March 12 and the Quad Prep’s Breakthroughs in Twice Exceptional Education Conference, March 17 & 18th, the NYC G&T + 2E…

You Asked, We Answered- FREE Professional Development, Teachers!

Educators, Want FREE Professional Development to support the advanced learners in your classroom? Now is your chance. While the donated seats last, we’re offering a FREE Professional Development opportunity to all NYC and surrounding area – public, independent, charter and homeschool educators. Visit the 2016 NYC G&T Symposium site and use discount code: PALTEACH Teachers, don’t miss the keynote, Finding Nourishment for Advanced…

Every Student Succeeds Act

Everyone’s talking about the Every Student Succeeds Act, which will render No Child Left Behind virtually obsolete. According to The Atlantic: The Senate on Wednesday approved the Every Student Succeeds Act, the bill that will reauthorize the nation’s 50-year-old omnibus education law and make the “pretty-much-universally despised” No Child Left Behind obsolete. The legislation, which has already gotten the Obama administration’s…

PALNYC Partner Post: Don’t miss the Big Camp Fairs this weekend!

  Take a break from your holiday shopping this weekend and check out great summer camp options for your child. Our friends at New York Family magazine are helping families with children ages 3-to-teen discover the many kinds of day camps and sleep-away camps available to them. The camp fairs are free, family-friendly, and a convenient and helpful way to meet directors from day…

2 More Votes is All PACE Needs

Don’t miss your opportunity to chime in on a G&T Citywide School in the Bronx. Parents Alliance for Citywide Education [PACE] is petitioning Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carmen Fariña to open a Bronx Citywide K-8 school for accelerated learners. Learn more about the petition and cast your vote at Change.org. As of this posting, the petition is only 2 votes…