Queens Borough President Melinda Katz would like to invite you to her next Parent Advisory Board meeting on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 6:00pm in Room 200 at Queens Borough Hall located at 120-55 Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens, NY. They will be hosting a workshop on the high school admissions process and the different admissions criteria for specialized high schools, performing arts schools, special program schools, zoned schools, special testing schools, schools that provide college credit, career and technical schools, and special needs schools. All parents and educators are invited to attend this informative meeting.
The panel at the Parent Advisory Board meeting will include the following presenters:
Department of Education – Margaret Rogers, Queens Borough Director of Enrollment
Queens High School for the Sciences at York College – Guest Speaker Shanaz Baksh
Specialized High School in Queens
Bard High School Early College Queens – Guest Speaker Colin Wiseman
High School students graduate with an Associate’s College Degree tuition-free
Townsend Harris High School – Guest Speaker Principal Rosemarie Jahoda
An academically selective high school that is highly competitive
Frank Sinatra School of the Arts – Guest Speaker Principal Donna Finn
Performing Arts High School
Bayside High School – Guest Speaker Principal Michael Athy
Admissions criteria depends on the program
Thomas A Edison High School – Guest Speaker Principal Moses Ojeda
Career and Technical Certifications upon graduation
The New York City high school admissions process can be intimidating and confusing for many parents and students especially if they are navigating it for the first time. The Parent Advisory Board meeting will provide guidance and clarification in order to help parents and students through the selection process. Please RSVP via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 718-286-2850.