Category: NEST

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…

The NYC G&T Process: An Insiders Guide to Admissions & Testing

THE NYC GIFTED & TALENTED PROCESS: AN INSIDERS GUIDE TO ADMISSIONS & TESTING FOR PUBLIC & PRIVATE SCHOOLS Whether you’re set on Hunter, citywide, districtwide, private or your local public school, don’t miss P.A.L.’s Signature Workshop on the G&T Process. Join Karen Quinn, the best-selling author of the Ivy Chronicles and Testing for Kindergarten, along with NYC Gifted and Talented…

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…