Community Education Councils, created by the New York State Legislature, are the local bodies responsible for ensuring that public school parents and the public have input in educational decision-making at the community school district level. This Council supports 23 public elementary, middle and high schools in Central Harlem.
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CEC5 currently has a vacancy.
Please contact us at 212-222-1359 ext. 2321 or firstname.lastname@example.org, if you are a dedicated community parent leader interested in serving.
Wake Up To What Matters Campaign
Education Summit (Parent Lead)
Town Hall with Chacellor Carmen Fariña
Parent Power Series
Parent Choice Awards
Dr. Sanayi Beckles-Canton
Chair of the CEC5 Policy Commitee
Manhattan Borough President Appointee
Chair of the the CEC5 Parent Leadership Committee
Join us as we explore the importance of sharing stories with our
Dr. Gigliana Melzi, from New York University will talk about what oral narrative means and why it is important in our homes. She will give us tips on how to help our children to develop vocabulary and comprehension, as well as ways to support the cognitive development of our little ones.
Join one of our committees and be apart of the change in District 5
CEC5 Education Policy
Sanayi Beckles-Canton, Chair
CEC5 Parent Leadership
Pamela Stewart, Chair
CEC5 Diverse Learners Committee (INACTIVE)
Parenting journey is a 10 session program that focuses on promoting attitudes that enhance good parenting behaviors and providing the tools for parents and caregivers to effectively model these behaviors at home. Parenting Journey is designed to create a safe haven, where parents can share their experiences, thoughts, and feelings in an environment of safety, trust and respect.
Class Dates: Fall Cycle Dates Coming Soon
Walk-in/Same Day Registration
Contact: Ocynthia Williams, Co-Director Harlem Renaissance Education Pipeline, Inc.