Friday, September 30, 2016

Please join us at our Parent Action Conference on Nov. 5!

We are holding our second annual Parent Action Conference, co-sponsored by NYC KidsPAC and the Community Education Council in District 2.  

Where: Spruce St. School, 12 Spruce St., downtown Manhattan (near City Hall and a huge number of subway lines.  Map here.)

When: Saturday, November 5, from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM.  

A link to the flyer to post in your schools is here; please reserve your tickets at Eventbrite now.   

Topics covered will include:  

--Standards and testing; good, bad or neutral? Where are we now and where are we going?

--Reforming Mayoral control; Sharing power with parents and educators

--Fighting for more funding, school space and smaller classes

--Empowering parents: How to become an advocate

--Resisting privatization: Put the Public back in Public Education and protecting student privacy

--Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs 


And more…Free lunch provided!


Most parents who attended last year's conference in Brooklyn said it was a great success; please come if you can!  More info, including speakers and panelists, will be updated here soon.

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