Friday, January 9, 2015

Gifted & Talented Program Presentation By NYC DOE And Roosevelt Island PS/IS 217 Principal Beckman At CB 8 Youth & Education Committee Meeting Monday January 12

 Manhattan Community Board 8 reports:
Youth and Education Committee

Meeting Date:
Monday, January 12, 2015 - 7:00pm
Meeting Location:
PS/IS 217 Roosevelt Island
645 Main Street, Auditorium,
Roosevelt Island,, NY

Presentation by Principal Beckman, PS/IS 217 Roosevelt Island and Daniel Hildreth, Office of Student Enrollment, NYC DOE:
Discussion of the Gifted and Talented Program such as what the standards for admission are and the timing of applications, programming, etc.
Old/New Business

Future Meeting Dates:
February 9, 2015: PS 158; Update on school construction in CD8 by the School Construction Authority
March 9, 2015:

Hattie Quarnstrom and Judith Schneider, Co-Chairs Youth & Education Committee
Jeffrey Escobar and Larry Parnes, Co-Chairs of the Roosevelt Island Committee
The Roosevelt Island Parents' Network held a Choosing A Kindergarten Workshop for your child last November 2. Among the topics discussed were NYC Gifted & Talented programs. Here's a portion of that discussion.

The video of full workshop is here.

Here's more information on the NYC Gifted & Talented Program and PS/IS 217.