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District 15 Events: February

Check out these important District 15 events.  Questions? Contact Kathy Park Price at

CEC15 Presents: District 15 Capital Plan Presentation

February 6

The School Construction Authority (SCA) is meeting to discuss new schools coming to District 15 and how capital funding works. There will also be a Question and Answer session. Tuesday, Feb. 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at PS 516 (4222 4th Avenue b/w 42nd and 43rd Streets). There will be food and refreshments.

Have Your Say!  The first D15 Diversity Plan Workshop

February 13

There will be 4 public workshops before an entirely new middle school admissions process is created for District 15. Please attend the workshops if want some say in the new process. The dialogue that takes place at the 4 meetings will directly influence the new plan, which will be proposed by the end of this school year. Information about the first workshop can be found here.

CEC15 Members Joined Parents Who Want a Voice in the Search for New York City Schools Chancellor

Five years ago, Bill de Blasio emphatically supported a public process for choosing a new New York City chancellor of education.  Today, he says that the selection for a new chancellor will be a private process.  Several CEC15 members have signed a letter to the mayor and attended the rally to support parent voice in the choice.

Free Training: The Every Student Succeeds Act and Implications for the DOE

Monday, Jan. 29 from 6 to 8 PM
At Tweed Courthouse, 52 Chambers Street

We hope to see you at our meetings and hear what you have to say about needs and achievements at your school and thoughts about District 15.

Garden Train’s Next Meeting

February 26 from 9:30 to 11 am
At Gowanus Canal Conservancy

The Gowanus Canal Conservancy (GCC), a Garden Train member, will be hosting a workshop on native plants, specifically geared towards school gardens. Garden Train was created by CEC15 and is the first district-wide school gardens consortium.  The group’s mission is to grow the community.  All are welcome to attend Garden Train meetings, which are open to the public.

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