NYC Education Options and Information
- Sign-up for the Parenting e-Newsletter - Keep abreast of important dates and activities in the community. Email your name to email@example.com.
- Explore the Family Care webpages to learn about applying to NYC public and private schools. To discuss NYC public and private school options for your child, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Stay up-to-date about the NYC public school system with InsideSchools' semi-monthly news alerts.
- Brooklyn residents can keep up-to-date about new and established school options for children, preschool through high school with NYC School Help.
- Apply for NYC's Public Gifted and Talented Programs now through November 8. Applications are accepted for children entering grades K-3. Download the calendar, handbooks, and FAQs from the NYC Department of Education.
- Hunter College Elementary School is accepting applications through November 4 from Manhattan residents with children born during calendar year 2009. Application and details about the admissions process are available on the school's website.
- Tour one or more Catholic schools in the NY metro area during their Fall 2013 "Touring Tuesday" dates (October 22 and November 19. Additional dates are available in 2014. Additional information and RSVP by phone, 646.794.2885 or online.
Child Care Information and Referral for Current and Prospective NYU Families
- Looking for an Early Childhood Program? Explore our webpages on choosing a child care program and nursery school admissions.
- Providers affiliated with the NYU/University Settlement Family Child Care Program are meeting with families seeking child care for children 6 months through preschool. Child care is available on or near campus. Contact email@example.com for referrals.
- Creative Steps, an independent program on the NYU campus, is now a program of University Settlement. Beginning January 2014, the program will enroll up to 78 children, ages 12 months through 4 years. Flexible scheduling options include part-time and full full-time options. After-school will also be available for children 5-10 years of age. To learn more about this new opportunity for your child complete the online inquiry form.
- Faculty members living on or near the NYU campus may contact firstname.lastname@example.org for general information and assistance. All NYU faculty, administrators, and staff may contact Carebridge Life Resources for information and referral to child care options in the greater NYC metropolitan area or enroute to campus.
Activities for Families Living & Visiting NYC
- The Family Fun pages includes websites and e-newsletters for activities, happenings, and cultural events, indoor playspaces, museums, and more.
- News & Events includes additional events for families including the TeenLife 2013 Community Service Fair and Expo, Kids Night on Broadway, and Summer Camp Fairs.
Additional Resources for Child & Adult Care
Carebridge Life Resources
Carebridge Life Resources provides NYU faculty and staff with nationwide information and referral assistance on parenting, child care, adult care, and more. Contact a consultant to learn about resources in your community.
LiveSmart Sponsored Educational Programs
Programs announced for elder caregivers and seniors. Keep up-to-date on LiveSmart's monthly parenting, health, and fitness offerings here.
Living Fully: Resources for Aging Well in the City
The new 80 page guide for seniors, published by the Office of the Manhattan Borough President, offers a comprehensive overview of programs for seniors, their families and caregivers from continuing education and employment to understanding options in senior housing. Living Fully including local services, resources, and benefits. The on-line, downloadable guide is available in English and Spanish. To view your copy see, http://www.mbpo.org/
New App Helps Caregivers of Alzheimer's Patients
The National Alzheimer's Center, a division of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, launched a new app designed to help family members who are caring for an Alzheimer's patient. "The app called, 'Balance,' enables users to communicate with multiple caregivers, track and share changes in real-time with the patient's doctor(s), learn about the latest developments in the disease and get information about what to expect as Alzheimer's progress." The app is available on iTunes for a fee of $3.99.