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Save the date!

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Opening Meeting on Tuesday, September 30th at 9:30am. Our special guest speaker will be NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña. CBS 2 News Anchor Dana Tyler will emcee. We hope you’ll join us in kicking off another great school year! Read about last fall’s Opening Meeting celebration here.

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Summer Learning tweet series starts Monday!

Teachers can spend four to six weeks of the new school year re-teaching materials that students have forgotten during vacation, so what can families do to prevent the “summer slide?” Learning Leaders will be sharing tips next week, July 14-18, that help families encourage summer learning in easy and enjoyable ways. Follow @learningleaders to discover […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Library Leaders

When PS 166 lost its librarian in 2008, the library shut its doors. Jackie Gardner, a Learning Leader who was tutoring in the classroom, decided to reopen them. “I approached the principal and suggested Learning Leaders make it an operational library,” she says. With the school’s permission, a team of dedicated Learning Leaders took on […]

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