Involved Families = Student Success

PrintCHANCELLOR FARIÑA ENCOURAGES PARENTS TO GET INVOLVED BY RUNNING FOR AN EDUCATION COUNCIL SEAT

The 36 Community Education Councils include 32 District Councils and Four Citywide Councils, one each for High Schools, English Language Learners, Special Education and District 75

CCECs Offer Parents an Opportunity to Shape Educational Policies in their Districts and Make a Direct Impact in their School Communities.

New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today encouraged parents across the city to make a direct impact on their child’s education by running for an Education Council seat. Parents interested in becoming members of a Community or Citywide Education Council (CCEC) can apply starting today through March 11, and should visit NYCParentLeaders.org for more information.

Important dates

February 11 – March 11 Parents interested in running for a seat on an Education Council submit an application online (computers will be available at schools and libraries).

March 18 – April 18 – District and borough parent leaders, along with the DOE, host forums for parents to meet and ask questions of Education Council candidates.

April 19 – May 8 – Presidents, Treasurers, and Recording Secretaries of Parent Associations and Parent-Teacher Associations vote for the new Community and Citywide Education Council Members for the 2015-2017 term.

May 12 – Election results are published on NYCParentLeaders.org.

July 1 – Elected and appointed Community and Citywide Education Council Members for the 2015-2017 term take office.

For more information, parents can visit NYCParentLeaders.org, a key resource for understanding the structure and roles of the Education Councils. Information available on this website includes eligibility guidelines, key dates, and frequently asked questions.

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