Spring 2015 Calendar of Events

Parents & Educators,
Mark your calendars for these PALNYC events and other great upcoming events for the Spring of 2015. And be sure to share your event with us and the PALNYC community by filling out the event form at the bottom of this page.
Talent Development
Social & Emotional
Negotiating the Practical
Special Populations
Programs for High Potential Youth
Educational Conferences
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february

wednesday, february 4, 2015

Parenting Workshop with Nancy Samalin 9:00am – 10:30am • The Brick Church School, 62 E 92nd St • $300 one person, $500 two people, sliding scale tuition and scholarships are available in case of need. Contact Nancy Samalin at samalin@aol.com to inquire – Emphasis on improving two-way communication, learning to notice and encourage the positives and surviving a less than enthusiastic response to your firm stand on non-negotiable issues. Alternatives to yelling, bribing and nagging will be shared. Learn to: Be authoritative not authoritarian or permissive, set clear rules about safety & responsibility, be willing to be disliked or unappreciated, not over-react to moodiness or disdain, appreciate what is special about your teen.

tuesday, february 10, 2015

Anxiety and Test Scores: What Parental Anxiety Does to Student Test Scores with Susan Micari 6:00pm – 7:30pm • Fusion Academy Manhattan, Park Avenue Campus, 460 Park Avenue South, 9th Floor • Free – How should you be helping your student prepare for tests? We’ll explore that question along with others as Fusion Academy hosts Susan Micari, MSEd, ET/P. Susan will be speaking about parent worry and test scores, helping your student prepare for tests big and small. Bring your questions as we think together about how much help is enough.

wednesday, february 11, 2015

Parenting Workshop with Nancy Samalin9:00am – 10:30am • The Brick Church School, 62 E 92nd St • $300 one person, $500 two people, sliding scale tuition and scholarships are available in case of need. Contact Nancy Samalin at samalin@aol.com to inquire – Emphasis on improving two-way communication, learning to notice and encourage the positives and surviving a less than enthusiastic response to your firm stand on non-negotiable issues. Alternatives to yelling, bribing and nagging will be shared. Learn to: Be authoritative not authoritarian or permissive, set clear rules about safety & responsibility, be willing to be disliked or unappreciated, not over-react to moodiness or disdain, appreciate what is special about your teen.

thursday, february 12, 2015

Supporting Our Kids Through School Transitions K-12, a panel 6:30pm – 8:00pm • Camden School, 416 E 80th St • $30 – Meet with our expert and dynamic professional panel to learn about how to support our kids and families through school transitions as they undergo the admissions process and learn about admissions results. Issues to be addressed include: How to communicate with our youngsters about admissions results and help families prepare for school transitions. Featuring: Todd Germaine, LCSW, OTR, owner of Practice for Reflective Parenting; Sherri Maxman, owner of College Maven, LLC; Erika Nagy, LCSW; Matthew Stuart, MA; and Sharon Thomas, MSC, MSED, Director of MAIA Education Resource Center and Educational Consultant at the Brearley School. Register here.

wednesday, february 18, 2015

Parenting Workshop with Nancy Samalin9:00am – 10:30am • The Brick Church School, 62 E 92nd St • $300 one person, $500 two people, sliding scale tuition and scholarships are available in case of need. Contact Nancy Samalin at samalin@aol.com to inquire – Emphasis on improving two-way communication, learning to notice and encourage the positives and surviving a less than enthusiastic response to your firm stand on non-negotiable issues. Alternatives to yelling, bribing and nagging will be shared. Learn to: Be authoritative not authoritarian or permissive, set clear rules about safety & responsibility, be willing to be disliked or unappreciated, not over-react to moodiness or disdain, appreciate what is special about your teen.

saturday, february 21, 2015

Learn Positive Discipline that Works! with Nancy Samalin9:30am – 12:30pm • The Brick Church School, 62 E 92nd St • $150 one person, $250 two people – Parenting Class for full-time working parents, couples and fathers of children 3-10.Do you nag, make empty threats, bribe, yell, or argue with your partner over your kids? Then this workshop is for you! Learn to: Avoid daily battles, love without spoiling, set limits without being punitive, express anger without hurt or harm, handle disagreements between parents over discipline.

tuesday, february 24, 2015

Parenting Styles: What is your style and how does it affect your child’s development 6:00 pm – 7:30pm • Fusion Lincoln Center Campus, 157 Columbus Avenue • Free

What is your parenting style? Research has identified four significant parenting styles: Authoritarian, Authoritative, Permissive, and Uninvolved. What effect do these parenting styles have on child development? What are the particular challenges parents of children with special learning and emotional needs face in how they parent? And how do parents combine these different approaches based on individual personalities and the overall needs of the family? All of these questions and ideas, along with specific examples will be addressed during the course of the presentation.Fusion Academy is hosting Jamie Kay, Ph.D., who will speak on the four parenting styles and what effects they have on childhood development.

wednesday, february 25, 2015

5 W’s of ADHD Medication: Who, What, When, Where, and Why, a Child Mind Institute Parenting Workshop6:15pm – 7:30pm • Child Mind Institute, 445 Park Ave (entrance on 56th St) • Free – Medications are an important part of treatment for kids with ADHD. In this workshop child and adolescent psychiatrist Natalie Weder, MD, will discuss the key elements of medication management for ADHD and the latest developments in the field. You’ll learn about first-line medications, treatment responses, side effects, and alternative options.

thursday, february 27, 2015

Learning To Exhale: Meeting The Intellectual & Emotional Needs Of Gifted Children with Dr. James Delisle 8:00am – 3:00pm, lunch on your own • Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES Educational Services Center, Spencerport, NY • $150 – Gifted children possess unique social and emotional needs that must be understood and appreciated before they can be addressed appropriately. In this session, Dr. Delisle reviews these needs and ways to deal with them both in school and at home. Some of the issues reviewed include understanding what giftedness is (…and what it is not), accepting personal imperfections in self and others, and recognizing
the fact that being gifted means a whole lot more than simply being “smart.” Using specific examples from his 35 years as a teacher, counselor, and parent of gifted kids, Dr. Delisle will bring the world of gifted children and teens to life for his audience. View the event flyer and register today.

march

saturday, march 7, 2015

Talking About Race in the Classroom: A Hands-On Workshop for Educators How do we have conversations about race or racism with our students? How do we ensure racial equity in our classrooms and schools?  Border Crossers believes that each teacher has a unique opportunity to nurture a racially equitable learning environment in the classroom. Through this workshop, educators will: Strengthen their analysis of how racism manifests in our schools and classrooms, enhance their understanding of how racism affects children, practice using tools and language to address race and racism in the classroom, gain strategies to support a schoolwide culture of respect, equity and inclusivity. Border Crossers invites you to participate in an powerful day of professional development for educators seeking to deepen their capacity to engage in conversations about race in schools. This is not a lecture or a presentation – we use interactive theater and adult learning techniques to collectively discuss the role of race in our lives, share personal experiences of critical moments with students, develop strategies for confidently and effectively entering into conversations about race in the classroom and practice what to say when tough situations arise. Border Crossers is offer 20 Early Bird discounted tickets through February 6th! The past two citywide trainings have sold out quickly – so reserve your seat and REGISTER TODAY!

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saturday, march 7, 2015

Breaking Through Walls- Breakthroughs in Twice Exceptional Education Conference & Gala 9:00am – 5:00pm • The Cooper Union, 7 East 7th St • $150 – 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.  Collectively, we aim to return education to the transformative experience every child deserves.

tuesday, march 10, 2015

Identifying and Responding to Social and Emotional Issues in the Classroom, a Child Mind Institute Professional Workshop 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM • Child Mind Institute, 445 Park Ave (entrance on 56th St) • Free – Join Matt Cruger, PhD, senior director of the Learning and Development Center at the Child Mind Institute, to discuss some of the social and emotional challenges teaching professionals might expect to see in young children.  Dr. Cruger will explain how kids develop emotional competencies such as recognizing feelings in others, recognizing and expressing their own emotions, developing control, coping with distress, and using their feelings to guide behavior.  Dr. Cruger will define typical social behaviors and standards in young children and explain how to identify when a child may fall outside of the normal range.  This workshop will also provide practical advice about how educators can help enhance kids’ social functioning and how to communicate with parents honestly about when to seek help.

sunday, march 8 – thursday, march 12, 2015

SXSW Edu Educational ConferenceVarious Times • Various Locations, Austin, TX • Prices starting from $445 and up, view the event website for details. The SXSWedu® Conference & Festival fosters innovation in learning by hosting a diverse and energetic community of stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds in education. The four-day event affords registrants open access to engaging sessions, interactive workshops, hands on learning experiences, cinematic portrayals, early stage startups and a host of networking opportunities. By providing a platform for collaboration, SXSWedu works to promote creativity and social change.

SXSW Edu is a component of the South by Southwest family of conferences and festivals that includes SXSW Music, Film and Interactive; SXSW Eco and SXSW V2V. Internationally recognized as the convergence gathering for the creative arts, SXSW Edu extends SXSW’s support for the art of engagement beyond musicians, filmmakers and new media innovators to include society’s true rock stars: educators!

tuesday, march 17, 2015

NYU Community Brain Fair 2:00pm – 5:00pm • 550 First Ave., Farkas Auditorium Breezeway • Free – An all ages fair at NYU Langone Medical Center. Explore your brain from the senses to healthy aging, meet real scientists and learn more about research at NYULMC, and get information about clinical programs and cutting edge treatment options at NYU Langone Medical Center.

The Future of Minds, Brains and Machines 8:30pm • Cornelia Street Café, 29 Cornelia St • $8 –  Gary Marcus talks about the future of neuroscience and artificial intelligence.

wednesday, march 18, 2015

Understanding Autism 12:15pm – 1:30pm • Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, New Science Building, room A302 • Free – How well do we really understand autism? Professor Amanda Mentzer (Queens College) and Dr. James Hedges (NYU) will be discussing their research on on the disorder, and providing their own insights from the fields of psychology and neuroscience. Refreshments will be served.

Community Brain Expo: 2:00pm – 5:00pm • Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University, 40 Haven Ave • Free – Families, students, and teachers are invited to test, trick and learn about their brain at the third annual Community Brain Expo. The Brain Expo features demonstrations by scientists and activities for all ages.

thursday, march 19, 2015

Brain Awareness Fair  3:00 – 6:00pm • Guggenheim Pavilion at Mount Sinai Hospital, 1468 Madison Ave • Free – Hosted by the Sinai Neuroscience Outreach Program, activities and exhibits will include pipe cleaner neuron models, helmet safety, and a Brain Myths booth featuring some of the Mount Sinai’s most prominent neuroscientists. Last year’s event was an enormous success, with nearly 60 Mount Sinai volunteers and 300 participants, ranging in age from 3 to 82!

BioBase 3:00pm – 7:00pm• The Lower East Side Girls Club, 2101 Ave. D • Free – A series of interactive learning stations which will teach about all kinds of neuroscience topics including brain anatomy, how the brain produces electricity, how the brain senses, perceives, learns and remembers, and what types of things you can do to have a healthy brain.  A hands-on approach to learning will be emphasized, as the stations will incorporate games and activities where you can play with science experiments.  Several microscopes will be available to view images of the brain as well as learn about genetics and genetic engineering through the examples of fluorescent proteins. End the evening with an exciting sneak peak at NeuroDome in the LESGC planetarium!

RIBS OUT! 5:00pm- 8:00pm • Inter Space, 137 W 14th St. • Free – RIBS OUT! is an exhibition of new works on canvas created by Emma Stern while acting as a test subject for neuroscientist Tricia MacKenzie, PhD. Tricia MacKenzie’s lab focus is on understanding the neurological and genetic basis of creativity and influence. Come to open hours to see the beautiful work Emma Stern made and play with an Emotiv EEG device. This exhibition showcases works Emma made while her brain activity was being recorded using an EEG device (black device in photograph).

saturday, march 20, 2015

Brain Party 11:00am – 1:00pm • Discovery Times Square, 226 W. 44th St • $27 adults, $19.50 kids ages 3-11 (use code BRAINWEEK to save $5) – Dr. Sloka Iyengar, the director of education for Body Worlds Pulse, will host a Brain Party from 11am-1pm where kids will learn about brain science from a real neurologist, and even get to examine brain specimens.

sunday, march 21, 2015

ArtLab – Memory + Myth  6:30pm • Center for Performance Research, 361 Manhattan Ave., Williamsburg • $10 – How much can we trust our memories? On Sunday, March 22nd, ArtLab presents Memory + Myth: a theater-infused exploration of the neuroscience of memory. The evening features original work from The Deconstructive Theatre Project—a Brooklyn-based performing arts company mixing neuroscience with multimedia—with insights into the brain from the mind of Dr. Paula Croxson. ArtLab kicks off with an interactive experiment as Paula tests our powers of recall and introduces us to the neuroscience of how we remember. This crash course in recollection will be followed by an excerpt from the DTP’s The Orpheus Variations—a reimagining of the famous myth as a tale of the mutability of memory by blending live performance, neuroscience, and interactive technology. Rounding out the night, ArtLab will turn to the audience to delve deeper into the realm of remembrance through moderated discussion with Paula and DTP founder + director Adam J. Thompson.

Brains and Brews 7:00pm • Drom, 85 Ave. A • Free – NYU Professors Eric Klann and Joseph LeDoux, two world-renowned neuroscientists from NYU who will talk about how the brain remembers in a way everyone can understand. This event will feature live music, brain trivia with prizes and as the name suggests, cold brews.

wednesday, march 25, 2015

Separation Anxiety in Young Children, a Child Mind Institute Parenting Workshop 6:15pm – 7:30pm • Child Mind Institute, 445 Park Ave (entrance on 56th St) • Free – Join Rachel Busman, PsyD, director of the Selective Mutism Service, for a lecture and discussion that will explore the tendency of some young children to become anxious when going to school for the first time.  Dr. Busman will explain why this behavior is typical for all children, as well as provide guidance for when parents and school officials should be more concerned. Dr. Busman will also discuss how to approach these moments of tension and empirically supported techniques schools can use to help students master their anxiety.
92Y 7 Days of Genius Various times, locations & prices, view the 92Y website for more details • Workshops are scheduled throughout the week with speakers on the topics of Science, Technology, Arts, Psychology and more including Michio Kaku, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Sylvia Nasar, Walter Isaacson, Dr. Gail Saltz and Thomas Piketty.

april

tuesday, april 7, 2015

Helping Students Cope with Adversity, a Child Mind Institute Professional Workshop 8:30am – 10:00am• Child Mind Institute, 445 Park Ave (entrance on 56th St) • Free – Join Jamie Howard, PhD, clinical psychologist and director of the Stress and Resilience Program for a roundtable discussion exploring ways to support children who are dealing with stressful situations such as divorce, the death or sickness of a loved-one, and natural or man-made disasters. The discussion will cover research-based approaches to help individuals develop effective coping methods, as well as the most effective ways to respond to public tragedies and traumas that can affect entire school populations.

wednesday, april 15, 2015

A Team Approach to Selective Mutism Treatment, a Child Mind Institute Professional Workshop 6:15pm – 7:30pm • Child Mind Institute, 445 Park Ave (entrance on 56th St) • Free – This workshop provides an overview of how to develop a collaborative relationship with the school for selective mutism treatment. Join Janine Domingues, PhD, associate psychologist in the Anxiety and Mood Disorders Center and a member of the Selective Mutism Service, as she covers the importance of developing a team approach to communication on interventions and progress, how to increase the rate of generalization of skills across settings, successful implementation of strategies and techniques in the school, and how to overcome possible challenges and obstacles.

tuesday, april 21, 2015

Lang School Parent Workshop with Dr. Peter Pramataris 6:00pm – 8:00pm • The Lang School, 11 Broadway, Manhattan • Free – Dr. Peter Pramataris, The Director of Lenox Hill Hospital’s Center for Attention and Learning, will be presenting a workshop on executive functioning.  The workshop will offer evidence-based and practical interventions for executive functioning for school and home, and will incorporate models of positive psychology and early leadership training in working with students with executive functioning challenges. Interested parents should RSVP to Melissa Sornik (phone 212-977-7777 or email melissa.sornik@thelangschool.org) by Monday, April 20th. About the Presenter: Dr. Pramataris is the Clinical Director of The Center for Attention and Learning at Lenox Hill Hospital where he oversees neuropsychological assessment and treatment services, and maintains a private practice specializing in the neuropsychological assessment of children, adolescents and young adults with learning and attention difficulties. He has presented research at national conferences.

wednesday, april 22, 2015

Nutrition 101, a Child Mind Institute Parenting Workshop 6:15pm – 7:30pm • Child Mind Institute, 445 Park Ave (entrance on 56th St) • Free – Join Dyan Hes, MD, Medical Director of Gramercy Pediatrics and a Director of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, for a workshop and discussion about nutrition and children. Dr. Hes will outline how to make healthy choices for your family each day. Topics she will cover include snacks, portion size, physical activity, reading and understanding food labels, and how to pack a healthy lunch.  She will also provide practical tips for handling picky eaters and review some of the myths and misconceptions surrounding diets. In addition, Dr. Hes will discus the eating habits of children with mental illness and the side effects of medications that cause weight gain or weight loss.

wednesday, april 29, 2015

Life After Nursery School: An Overview of the Private School Admissions Process with Robin Aronow 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, registration begins at 5:35 • West Side YMCA Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater, 5 West 63rd St., NY, NY 10023 • Prices vary – Workshop Only starts at $75, Workshop & Panel starts at $100, see registration page for details – Robin Aronow conducts this overview workshop in which she discusses private school admission. Workshop topics include: Getting Started; Valuable Resources; New Schools; Admission Facts and Application Procedures; Timelines; What to Look For When Touring; Factors to Consider in Your Decision; Private vs. Public, Co-ed vs. Single Sex, Progressive vs Traditional; Testing and New Admission Screening Tools; Applications and Essays; Parent Interviews; Child Visits; References; ISAAGNY Reports; ISAAGNY Policy on First Choice Letters; Financial Aid. To Register visit http://www.schoolsearchnyc.com/workshops.php

may

PALNYC PICK:

may 5, 2015

Beautiful Mind, Burdened Brain: The Yin and Yang of Giftedness 6:00 pm – 7:30pm • TBD • A PALNYC Workshop Series favorite that addresses social and emotional topics that matter to parents: You’ve discovered your child’s early reading ability, great memory and musical prowess, but beyond the early signs of giftedness may be social and emotional burdens – anxiety, perfectionism, uneven development, depression, self-regulation and executive function issues. Parents of advanced learners won’t want to miss this important session that will help you identify developmental red flags that may put your child at risk and the steps you can take to support them. Rescheduled, date forthcoming.

thursday, may 7- saturday, may 9, 2015

Learning & the Brain Conference – Educating World-Class Minds : Using Cognitive Science to Create 21st Century Schools approximately 8:00am – 5:00pm each day • The Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, New York, NY • from $499 per person and up, register early for best pricing – Learning & the Brain® provides educational Conferences, Summer Institutes and one-day professional development seminars on the latest research in neuroscience and psychology and their potential applications to education. Teachers, school administrators, psychologists, and clinicians from throughout the United States, Canada and more than 60 countries around the world have been attending Learning & the Brain® Conferences for more than a decade to hear from leading researchers and universities about the latest discoveries in neuroscience and neuroeducation. Come and learn about the latest brain-based learning, teaching, interventions and curriculum at our various events.

thursday, may 14, 2015

Getting into NYC Kindergarten with Alina Adams 6:00pm • River Park Nursery School, 711 Amsterdam Ave (at West 94th Street ) • Free, RSVP to riverparkns@verizon.net – Public school? Private school? Charter school? Gifted & Talented? Dual Language? Unzoned? Magnet? If you want your child to start Kindergarten in September of 2016, come to River Park Nursery School on the Upper West Side of Manhattan for a FREE workshop detailing all your educational options, plus a timeline of what you should be doing this spring and summer to get ready for next fall’s application season, and exclusive, insider tips on getting into the school of your dreams – without losing your mind. Contact the school for more information and to RSVP.

wednesday, may 20, 2015

Getting into NYC Kindergarten with Alina Adams 6:00pm • Evolution Enrichment Center Preschool
38 Delancey St., 2nd Floor (Entrance at Forsyth St.) • $22.76 plus $1.56 EventBrite transaction fee
Workshop will cover all the Important Topics You Need to Know to apply your child to Kindergarten in 2016, including: Public School/General Ed (zoned and unzoned); Public School Gifted & Talented (District & Citywide); Public School Dual Language; Public School Magnet Programs; Charter Schools; Hunter College Elementary School; Private Schools (Independent and Religious); Test Prep (Hunter, G&T & private school); Insider Application Tips; Working the Waitlist and Application Timeline. PLUS Q & A Session, including answers to parents’ follow up questions over email. Buy your tickets, here.

wednesday, may 20, 2015

Life After Nursery School: The Private School Panel with Robin Aronow 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, registration begins at 5:35 • West Side YMCA Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater, 5 West 63rd St., NY, NY 10023 • Prices vary – Panel cost starts at $40, see registration page for details – Robin Aronow moderates this panel of private school parents representing approximately 20 sought-after schools including co-ed and single-sex, progressive and more traditional, urban and campus and covering a variety of  Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Riverdale and Downtown schools.  Parents will present the unique features of the schools their children attend and attendees will have the opportunity to get the flavor of the schools and compare them on a number of variables. It is anticipated that the following schools will be represented: Avenues, Bank St, Bilingual Buds (Mandarin Immersion), Brearley, Browning, Calhoun, Cathedral, Collegiate, Columbia Grammar and Prep, Dalton, Ethical Culture, Fieldston Lower, Friends, Grace Church, Horace Mann, Hewitt, Leman, LREI, Mandell, Nightingale-Bamford, Riverdale Country, Speyer Legacy, Trevor Day and Trinity. To Register visit http://www.schoolsearchnyc.com/workshops.php

thursday, may 21, 2015

Hear Our Voices: Stories of Selective Mutism, a Child Mind Institute Professional Workshop 6:15pm – 7:30pm • Child Mind Institute, 445 Park Ave (entrance on 56th St) • Free -The Selective Mutism (SM) Workshop Series, the Selective Mutism Service at the Child Mind Institute will invite individuals who have overcome SM and those still working on “brave talking” for a panel discussion. These brave individuals serve as incredibly powerful sources of encouragement, hope, and inspiration to parents and professionals who strive to help their own children, students, and patients overcome the disorder. They will talk about their journeys and make themselves available to answer questions.

wednesday, may 27, 2015

Life After Nursery School: An Overview of the Manhattan and Citywide Public School Admission Process with Robin Aronow 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, registration begins at 5:35 • West Side YMCA Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater, 5 West 63rd St., NY, NY 10023 • Prices vary – Panel cost starts at $40, see registration page for details – Robin Aronow conducts this overview workshop in which she discusses Manhattan and Citywide Public School options and admission processes.  Workshop topics include: Getting Started; Valuable Resources; Admission Facts and Application Procedures; Timelines; What to Look For When Touring; Factors to Consider in Your Decision (Standardized Testing, Progress Reports, Community Satisfaction); Public vs Private; Gifted vs General Education; A Myriad of Options (Zoned Schools in Districts 2-6 and Overcrowding, Lottery Schools in District 1, Non-Zoned Schools of Choice, Dual Language Programs, Charter Schools, Magnet Schools, Gifted and Talented); Hunter College Elementary School; Special Music School; Citywide Gifted and Talented Programs: Anderson, NEST+M, TAG, 30th Avenue, STEM, BIS; District Gifted and Talented Programs; Stanford-Binet and DOE Gifted and Talented Criteria; Special Education. To Register visit http://www.schoolsearchnyc.com/workshops.php

wednesday, may 27, 2015

I’m So Mad: Helping Kids Deal with Anger, a Child Mind Institute Parenting Workshop 6:15pm- 7:30pm • Child Mind Institute, 445 Park Ave (entrance on 56th St) • Free – Behavior that is disruptive or impulsive can cause serious problems at home and at school. Child and adolescent psychiatrist Allison Baker, MD, will explain how to adapt your parenting strategies to help your child cope with his anger. You’ll learn behavioral techniques used to reduce disruptive behavior and improve a child’s relationship with his family. These techniques are easy to implement at home and include those used in the treatment of disruptive behavior at the Child Mind Institute.

june

PALNYC PICK:

tuesday, june 2, 2015

PREVENTING SUMMER SLIDE: Supporting Gifts & Talents All Summer Long 6:30 pm – 8:00pm • Location TBD •  The PALNYC Workshops presents our much anticipated Signature Summertime Walk-up for families. Offering practical ways to prevent summer learning loss just in time for summer break, you’ll get great tips, tools, activities, and resources to keep your elementary school child stimulated to prevent summer slide. Registration opening soon.

saturday, june 6, 2015

Paper Planet 10am, 1pm & 4pm, more times and dates available, view the website for more details • The New Victory Theater, 229 W 42nd Street, New York NY  • $20 – Venture into a wild woodland unlike any other. There, a dragon! Look, a butterfly! In PAPER PLANET, kids and their adults team up to explore a jungle of cardboard trees filled with paper flora and fauna. Folding, scrunching and crawling, families contribute original art and populate the ever-changing environment with their own rustling paper creations. When the mic comes around for a chance to chime in and add silly sounds to the music of Mother Nature, kids are sure to get wrapped up in this forest of fun.

july

sunday, july 12 – friday, july 17, 2015

University of Connecticut Confratute Various times • University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT • Prices starting from $850 and up, view the Confratute website for more details – Confratute is a combined CONFerence, and an instiTUTE with a lot of FRATernity in between. Confratute is geared toward providing educators with research-based practical strategies for engagement and enrichment learning for all students, as well as meeting the needs of gifted and talented students. For one week every summer, educators converge on the beautiful flagship campus of the University of Connecticut in rural Storrs, CT. Confratute offers a jam-packed schedule of events to engage, inspire, and rejuvenate educators.

 

Stay tuned for information about the 2nd Biennial NYC Gifted & Talented Symposium coming Fall 2015

 

Interested in adding your organization’s event to the PALNYC Calendar? Fill out and submit the form below to PALNYC for approval or contact PALNYC Founder, Angelique LeDoux, at palworkshops@me.com.

 

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