Bureau: New York

Chat with Paralympian Gordon Reid

Join INCLUDEnyc for a live chat with wheelchair tennis player Gordon Reid! As a Paralympian and Grand Slam champion, Gordon will share what it’s been like navigating his professional tennis career with a physical disability. Bring your questions! In collaboration with Uniqlo. Gordon Reid Website: http://gordonreidtennis.com/about-gordon/  

College Is Possible: College Programs

College information for high school students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) who will leave high school with a diploma. Families are welcome. SCHEDULE 5:45 PM – Webinar opens and accommodations set up 6:00 PM – Listen to a PANEL OF EXPERTS talk college – City University of New York, ACCES-VR, INCLUDEnyc, student self-advocates, and the …

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Get Involved with Billion Oyster Project: Intro Webinar for Educators

By partnering with Billion Oyster Project, your K-12 students become field scientists engaged in a hands-on movement to restore oysters to New York City’s waterways! If you are interested in our inquiry and place-based educational offerings and ways to get involved with the Billion Oyster Project, come join us for a FREE webinar on Friday, Sept …

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Lorraine Hansberry’s Village Voice

Playwright, activist, and villager Lorraine Hansberry is best known for her award-winning play “A Raisin in the Sun,” which premiered on Broadway in 1959. She had an unflinching commitment to social justice which brought her under FBI surveillance in her early twenties. Hansberry was close friends with James Baldwin as well as Nina Simone, whose song …

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Advocacy Academy@Teachers College

The Advocacy Academy is Teachers College’s premier event to provide space to take civic action. This year’s event, “How to Effectively Advocate Amid the Pandemic” will feature workshops for advocates and non-profit leaders from across Columbia University and New York to boost advocates’ skills on how to take action with the communities they care about. …

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DigiMarCon New York 2022 – Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition

DigiMarCon New York 2022 is your chance to … – Experience a safe and intimate gathering with marketing leaders and professionals in a clean and hygienic environment. – Hear from some of the most audacious and thought-provoking speakers in the digital marketing, media and advertising industry. – Gain insight into emerging strategies, the latest innovative …

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Univision NY Hosts Third Annual Contigo Regresso a Clases Forum

Univision New York, part of Univision Communications Inc., the leading Spanish-language content and media company in the U.S., announced its latest education initiative for the new 2021-2022 school year, Contigo Regreso a Clases, in partnership with Hispanic Federation. As more than 1.2 million students in the largest school district in the country prepare for an …

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A Conversation about Mediation: Resolving Special Education Disputes during the Pandemic / Una Conversacion sobre Mediacion: Resolviendo Disputas en Educacion Especial durante la Pandemia

Entering the second school year during the pandemic, you may find yourself at odds with your child’s special education services. Mediation is a powerful process that may very well be solution resolving differences between you and your child’s school. This webinar will include a presentation on mediation, one of your rights of due process under …

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Cultivando Liderazgo y Participación en Padres / Cultivating Parent Leadership and Engagement

De la naturaleza humana somos defensores para siempre y también sabemos que se necesita un pueblo. Sin embargo, el liderazgo y la participación de los padres requieren aumentar la eficacia de nuestra abogacía mediante el perfeccionamiento de las competencias básicas mediante la adquisición de conocimientos y experiencias. En este taller, sentaremos las bases al revisar …

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Supported Decision-Making, A New York Guide / La Toma de Decisiones con Apoyo, Una Guía para Nueva York

We often speak about guardianship when supporting loved ones with a disability, but there is also a growing trend seeking alternatives like supported decision-making. Some questions your loved one my find themselves asking that we seek to answer: ● Are you interested in getting support for important decisions in your life? ● Do you feel …

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From Posters to Podcasts: Social Activism from the 20th Century to Today

The this Materials for the Arts course in partnership with the New-York Historical Society course will build teacher content knowledge around 20th and 21st century social activism and explore how current activism can be informed by activism of the past through hands-on art-making and STEAM integration. Participants will trace different types of social activism throughout …

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Preparándose para el regreso a la escuela (Getting Ready for Back to School)

Dirigido a padres de estudiantes con discapacidades Conversaremos sobre: -Reapertura de escuelas para alumnos con discapacidades -Elegibilidad e implementación de vacunas para los estudiantes -Traducción e interpretación de servicios para las familias -Servicios y apoyos gratuitos de salud mental ¡Responderemos todas sus preguntas!   For parents with students with disabilities With our panelists, we will …

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Calendar Meeting: Citywide Council on Special Education

Citywide Council on Special Education Calendar Meeting Presentation Discussion on Summer Rising Jodi Sammons Chen, Director of Special Populations Office of Student Transportation *In Person: Tweed Courthouse, 52 Chambers Street – 2nd fl. Conf. Rm, New York, N.Y 10007 All DOE employees, students, families, and visitors seeking to enter DOE buildings must complete a health …

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Music and Social Change with Academy for Teachers Fellows Bettina Bricceti, Tracy Garrison-Feinberg, and Martin Urbach

Music reflects our history and can inspire change. Three experienced teachers show how the use of music across the humanities and social sciences helps students understand the past, appreciate our differences, and respond to the world around them. After these presentations, participants will gather in small groups for further sharing and brainstorming with other brilliant …

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Using the Pandemic to Teach Science with Academy for Teachers Fellows Michael Becker, Felicia Giunta, and Tracy LaGrassa (Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 4:00-5:15 p.m. EDT)

From the science of predicting pandemics to pandemic research models to vaccine equity issues, three brilliant teachers show how our current crisis can bring science to life. Following these presentations, participants will meet in small groups for sharing and brainstorming with other smart teachers. Join us!  CTLE-credit is available. This program is free for public …

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Early Intervention in NYC: Supporting Infants & Toddlers in their Communities / Intervención Temprana en NYC: Apoyando a Bebés y Niñit@s en sus Comunidades

This presentation provides a thorough overview of Early Intervention services (ages Birth to 3) in New York City—how it’s designed, what to expect, how to access it, understanding evaluations and eligibility, and how individualized family service plans (IFSP) are developed. Families will also be equipped and empowered with strategies to advocate for and create meaningful …

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Educación Especial en las Escuelas Charter: Entienda sus Derechos

Las escuelas charter son alternativas a las escuelas del distrito, pero existe mucha confusión sobre la comprensión de las diferencias claves, especialmente para los estudiantes con discapacidades, en la responsabilidad y sus derechos según la ley. En cuanto las escuelas regresan a las clases presenciales y comenzamos a evaluar la posible pérdida de aprendizaje, queremos …

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Special Education in Charter Schools: Understand Your Rights. Educación Especial en las Escuelas Charter: Entienda sus Derechos

Charter schools are alternatives to district schools, but much confusion exists around understanding the key differences, especially for students with disabilities, when it comes to accountability and your rights under the law. As schools return to in-person classes and we begin to assess possible learning loss, we want you to feel greater comfort navigating special …

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Sinergia & OPWDD: We’re Here for YOU! / ¡Estamos Aquí para TI! / 我们在这里为您服务!

Sinergia is a multiservice agency assisting New Yorkers with disabilities and their families over the last 40 years. As parents of children with a disability, we can feel overwhelmed by the challenging process leading to accessing services. Furthermore, we might not know where to start. Sinergia: We’re Here for YOU! provides a general overview of …

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Braided Pathways Fund Webinar hosted by Here to Here

HERE to HERE is pleased to host a Braided Pathways Fund webinar on Tuesday, July 13, 3-4 PM ET, to share information about our recently released Request for Proposals and answer any questions you may have about the application process. -Access the RFP here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gUVPDhcUTBx3SNEItzFisswn-cBs3kR5zQboUeETCnM/edit# Please complete this registration form and pre-submit your questions so …

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Gather: Film Screening and Q&A with White Mountain Apache Chef Nephi Craig

Gather is an intimate look at the growing movement amongst Native Americans to reclaim their spiritual, political, and cultural identities through food sovereignty, while battling the trauma of centuries of genocide. Gather, by acclaimed director Sanjay Rawl, follows Nephi Craig, a chef from the White Mountain Apache Nation (Arizona), opening an indigenous café as a …

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Virtual Educator Workshop | “We Are One”: Women’s Labor Activism in New York City

Join the Museum of the City of New York for this free virtual workshop exploring the history and legacy of women’s labor activism in New York City. Since the early 20th century, New York City women have played a pivotal role in advocating for a fair and safe workplace, pushing for living wages, better working conditions, and benefits that support families. From …

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State Touro GSE 2021: Equity at Work

The Graduate School of Education (GSE) of Touro College and University System invites you to our second annual State of Touro GSE: Equity at Work public meeting. Learn with us and discuss advancements in educator preparation, highlighting clinical practice, data use, social justice and more.

Virtual Educator Workshop | City as Canvas: Graffiti Art in New York City

Bring a pencil and your artistic eye as we explore the history of this dynamic and homegrown artistic movement and meet the NYC “writers” who made graffiti into a worldwide phenomenon. Facilitated by Museum of the City of New York educators, participants in this virtual workshop will explore artists’ blackbook sketches, photographs of large-scale pieces, …

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Sexuality & Sex Ed: An Active Conversation/Sexualidad y Educación Sexual: Una Conversación Activa

Everyone has the same need to love and be loved. Children with neurodevelopmental disorders develop biologically and emotionally similar to neurotypical children of the same age. Parents are the first social-sexual educators. This is a continuation of the discussion from our “Sexuality & Sex Ed: What Every Parent Needs to Know” workshop (available on our Facebook and YouTube pages) where we learned how to …

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Empezando la Conversación: Hablando con Su Hij@ Sobre la Sexualidad

Hablando con jóvenes e hij@s mayores sobre la sexualidad puede ser una labor difícil.  Como padres y tutores, muchas veces nos preocupamos pensando si hablando sobre el tema da permiso y también si ell@s pueden estar seguros lejos de peligro cuando estén en relaciones. Este taller le ayudará ser más comod@ platicando sobre este tema y …

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Starting the Conversation: Talking to Your Child About Sexuality

Talking with our young and grown children about sexuality can be a difficult task. As parents and guardians, we often worry whether talking about it gives permission and whether they can be safe from harm when they are in relationships. This workshop will help you become more comfortable discussing this topic by covering what topics to cover when and the most effective ways to talk about …

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NYC Teacher Career Fair

A virtual charter school career fair for teaching candidates with live video conferencing. If you are or will be certified to teach in a NY or NJ K-12 charter school by Sept. 30th, this event is for you.

SMÍSH GEMÍSH

“SMÍSH GEMÍSH is Sarah Myerson (SM), a Yiddish dancer and an ordained cantor, and Ilya Shneyveys (ÍSH), a klezmer multi-instrumentalist. They put the ear in learning, the now in knowledge, and the oy in joy. Children of all ages and heritages are invited to join the Museum for a family program with SMÍSH as they …

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Special Education Town Hall with NY State Senators Shelley Mayer and John Liu

With INCLUDEnyc, New York State Senators John Liu and Shelley Mayer will discuss: Current status of students with disabilities in NYC and NYS. What special education will look like this summer and fall. When students will receive missed related services and specialized instruction. Educational rights of students and their families. And how additional funds from …

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Building Relationships: Connecting While at Home

Being at home can be challenging. In this workshop we will identify specific tools for connecting with our children in a fun, unpressured way. English: https://parentu.schools.nyc/course/detail/477 Spanish: https://parentu.schools.nyc/course/detail/478

Remote Teacher Workshop: Activism and Intersectionality in the 1960s and 1970s

Discover individuals and groups of women who pushed back against sexism and created space for women within various grassroots movements of the 1960s and 1970s. This workshop features a talk by Mary Phillips, CUNY Lehman College Professor of African and African American Studies, co-creator of the Intersectional Black Panther Party History Project, and author of …

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Creating Structures and Routines

In this workshop we will learn tools for creating structure at home, from online schooling to planning for downtime, completing chores, and practicing life skills. English: https://parentu.schools.nyc/course/detail/479 Spanish: https://parentu.schools.nyc/course/detail/480

NYC Teacher Career Fair – June 17, 2021

A virtual charter school career fair for teaching candidates with live video conferencing. If you are or will be certified to teach in a NY or NJ K-12 charter school by Sept. 30th, this event is for you.

Oy Vey! Klezmer for Kids!

“Sruli and Lisa’s Family Band features internationally known Klezmer personalities Sruli Dresdner and Lisa Mayer, their son Zach Mayer, and 12-year-old twins Johnny and Charlie. The family plays violin, accordion, clarinet, percussion, saxophone, and a bunch of wackier instruments—and they sing and dance and tell Jewish jokes. Join the Museum for “Oy Vey! Klezmer for …

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UFT One on One Counseling

One hour of FREE One on One College & Career Counseling for high school Juniors & Seniors until June 30, 2021