UFT Workshop: “Proactive Parenting” October 14th

The UFT is conducting a free workshop for parents on Tuesday, October 14th  from 6 – 7:30 pm.

Light refreshments will be served and childcare is available when you R.S.V.P.

Details from the flyer:

Start the School Year Off Right

Please join us for an informative evening as we explore ways to create a calm and supportive school year. Learn the difference between:




Proactive parents use strategies to help set their child up for success and minimize the need for discipline. By empowering your child, you will see them grow with respect and responsibility

Presenters: Beth Levy, LMSW Harriet Cabelly, LCSW

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 6pm – 7:30pm

Queens UFT Headquarters

97-77 Queens Blvd.
Rego Park, New York 11374
PLEASE RSVP by October 7, 2014 Rose Walker Yates: 718 275-4400

Parents of ELL Students: Half Day Workshop

Understanding the Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) for ELLs

Open to: Parents and parent coordinators.

Event: December 12, 2013, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Breakfast from 9:00am-10am.

Location: Brooklyn UFT- 335 Adams Street, 25th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201


This half-day workshop is designed for parents of ELLs in special education and/or parents that might need information regarding ELLs that receive special education services. Participants will gain a working knowledge of laws pertaining to special education and ELLs, including their role in the development of an appropriate Individualized Education Program (IEP) and how to be an effective partner with the CSE/IEP school team in the process.

Participants may bring his/her child’s IEP, as the workshop will include hands-on activities designed to further familiarize participants with the IEP as it pertains to ELLs, so as to support parents in being active participants in the creation of his/her child’s IEP and lead toward positive educational outcomes.

This workshop will be held on Thursday, December 12, 2013, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Breakfast will be offered from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.) at the UFT Offices in Brooklyn on 335 Adams Street, 25th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201.


Registration is free.  Register here or contact your parent coordinator. Share a translated registration form:

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For additional information, contact Dionisio Rodriguez at DRodrig10@schools.nyc.gov .

Parent Workshops November 23rd

The Queens UFT and CAPSC are hosting a Parent Education Conference on Saturday, November 23rd at the Sheraton LaGuardia East hotel in Flushing, Queens.

There are two sessions of workshops that run from 09:45 – 3:00 pm. Registration breakfast begins at 08:30 am.

You can choose from workshops conducted in English, Mandarin and Spanish. The offer is free for any parent with a child in a New York City school. It’s a first-come-first-served basis with pre-registration available on line.

Childcare is available as well.

Please download the PDF Flyers for more information:

Spanish Flyer Download PDF

Mandarin Flyer PDF download

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