Category: Districtwide Schools

Gifted & Talented Panel Downtown Tonight!

Our amazing panel of parents and school leadership will be on hand this evening, October 16 to give perspectives on public, private, citywide, districtwide and Hunter gifted and talented programs. IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEW YORK FAMILY MAGAZINE, Join P.A.L. for: GIFTED & TALENTED EDUCATION IN NYC: A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ABOUT G&T PROGRAMMING Is gifted and talented education really that different?…

It’s ‘Parents as Partners’ Week in NYC

This just in… As part of a new initiative by the DOE, we’re pleased to see a dedicated week-long event for parent involvement that starts today! We’ve contacted the DOE’s Division of Family and Community Engagement Executive Director Jesse Mojica for more information, so stay tuned. For registration, sign up here. According to the DOE website: The Parent Academy is…

OPEN HOUSE SEASON IS HERE

If you’re considering a G&T school for your child, be sure to attend an open house this Fall or in the Spring. They fill up fast so check with the individual schools as soon as possible. This list is meant to be a starting point, and many other districtwide schools offer G&T programs and each has its own open house…

Contemplating Gifted & Talented Education in NYC for Your Child?

Don’t miss our upcoming P.A.L. Workshop Series on G&T Education in partnership with New York Family Magazine: A Roundtable Discussion About Gifted & Talented Education and Programming in New York City this Tuesday, October 16 from 6:30-8 pm at the Downtown Community in Tribeca. We’ll have parent and school reps from many of the G&T programs throughout New York City.…

You’ve Never Seen A Panel Like This!

I don’t think there have ever been so many reps from so many NYC-based G&T schools at once. If you are considering a G&T program, or are in one, you won’t want to miss this conversation about G&T Education in NYC on Tuesday, October 16. The P.A.L. Workshops, in partnership with New York Family Magazine presents: GIFTED & TALENTED EDUCATION…

‘Tis the Season, The P.A.L. Workshops 2012-2013

  Join us for the P.A.L. Workshop Series, 2012-2013 season, beginning this month as parents, experts and educators together explore gifted & talented education and talent development. We look at the issues, the solutions and the resources available locally. Plus, we’re pleased to announce our first NYC G&T Conference in the Spring. We’ll have the top authorities on G&T education,…

Did You Say FREE?

For NYC kids, summer is only a week away, so don’t miss P.A.L.’s final Spring 2012 wrap-up FREE event –with great giveaways throughout the evening–and learn how to support your child’s gifts, talents and interests this summer and all year long. Supporting Your Child’s Gifts & Talents: A Talent Development Roundtable, is this Tuesday, June 12 at 6:30 pm for…

Finding New York City’s ‘Top’ School for YOUR Child

Sometimes you just have to take a leap of faith. That’s what I’ve learned, and sometimes it pays off. With so many choices in New York City– and yet sometimes so few appropriate or viable options– how do you choose the best school for your child? As parents, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the hoops you have to jump…

More on Citywide G&T Programs

According to DNAinfo.com, the following distinctions were summarized according to parents of the Citywide schools at a PACE event this past week. And speaking of parents, if you want to chat with a parent directly about a G&T program that their child attends, whether its a Citywide, District or private school program, let us know and we’ll do our best…

The Gifted &Talented Smörgåsbord

Smörgåsbord. I love that word… it reminds me of Florida restaurants I frequented in the summers with my dad and grandparents growing up. They offered loads of bland, under-salted, over-processed food, but the dessert buffet was amazing. Or so it was to a sugar addict who was plenty satisfied with chocolate pudding and whipped cream. But I digress… This month-…