Birthdays of the Week
Dana Levenberg 1/29
Grant opportunities are posted on the Grants website (you can visit the page on any computer using this link). This week’s highlights include:
§ Neighborhood Grant Applications
§ Additional Credit Accumulation Opportunity for ELLs Grant
Trips To The United Nations
Trips to the United Nations are now permitted for all schools. As always, if your school is planning any trips or events outside of your building, you and your staff should review this FAQ, which summarizes key policies, staff responsibilities, supervisory ratios, and rules for handling emergencies as defined in Chancellor’s Regulation A-670.
Pic Of The Week
Professional Development and Student Opportunities
Professional development and student opportunities are posted on the PD and Student Opportunities page. This week’s highlights include:
§ Register by February 6: Teaching LGBT Topics in Schools
§ Register by February 6: History of Food in New York: Teacher Workshop at the City Museum
§ Register by February 9: Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion with the New-York Historical Society and Facing History and Ourselves
§ Participate on February 12: Pizza & PD at the New-York Historical Society: Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage
§ Participate on February 12: Working on Writing
§ Register by February 12: Join the New York Botanical Garden's Teacher Training: Gardening 101, Section 1
§ Apply by February 2: Space Camp
§ Apply by March 20: Food without a Footprint: Cooking with a Conscience
§ Apply by March 20: Reduce, Reuse, Upcycle!
§ Apply by February 2: DNA Science Camp
§ Register by February 10: Budgeting, Savings, Credit vs Debit & More: Teaching Financial Literacy to High School Students
§ Register by February 20: Princeton University Summer Journalism Program (PUSJP) 2015
§ Register by February 27: 9th Grade High School Girls Can Apply to NYC Great!