Thursday, November 19, 2015

Roosevelt Island PS/IS 217 Cornell Tech Start Up Event Thursday December 10 - Learn About Partnership Between Cornell Tech And PS/IS 217 Says PTA

The Roosevelt Island PS/IS 217 PTA reports a Cornell Tech and PS/IS 217 Startup event will be held Thursday December 10 from 6:30 - 8PM to:

Learn about the exciting new partnership between Cornell Tech and PS/IS 217.

Presentation by Cornell representative about their roadmap for our school

Roosevelt Island PS/IS 217 PTA representative Erin Olavesen adds:
We're looking forward to current and prospective families joining us on December 10th. In addition to hearing about some of the work going on in our school over the next few years, families will have the opportunity to work with Cornell Tech mentors and create computer games.
Cornell Tech Director of K-12 Education Diane Levitt discussed the education commitment made to NYC students including Roosevelt Island PS/IS 217 during the October 1 Cornell Tech Roosevelt Island Town Hall meeting.

 Mayor Bill de Blasio mentioned the Cornell Tech Roosevelt Island PS/IS 217 partnership during the June 16 campus groundbreaking ceremony

and met with the school principal Mandana Beckman and a couple of students.
More on the Roosevelt Island PS/IS 217 relationship with Cornell Tech from these prior posts.