The New York City Department of Education is launching Parent University!

Good news P.S. 221 Families~

These are a pair of helpful new tools to inform, support and guide you as a parent and a person during this time.

**First, The New York City Department of Education is launching Parent University!

Parent University provides families with access to 95+ free courses, events and activities to support learning from early childhood through adulthood. Parents can register for free workshops on a wide range of topics, including adult education, student social-emotional learning, and special education.

Visit Parent University today at to learn more Click on the links below to download the Parent University flyer in English and translated versions.


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**Also, we hope you will consider joining one of these helpful CHILD MIND INSTITUTE  – newest newest Parent Workshops Supporting Learning at Home, geared toward students ages 5-11.

The Child Mind Institute remains committed to equipping parents with tools to balance the unique challenges they face during this crisis. As families continue to support their students transition to virtual learning, we would like to invite you to attend our upcoming parent workshops.

Supporting Learning at Home. Please see below for details and register here.

Supporting Learning at Home

  • Supporting your Child in Virtual Learning
    Wednesday, 12/2 4:30pm – 5:30pm EST
  • Building and Supporting Executive Functioning Skills
    Tuesday, 12/8 4:30pm – 5:30pm EST
  • Building a Foundation for Reading at Home
    Tuesday, 12/15 4:30pm – 5:30pm EST


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