Announcements

Upcoming Meetings:

SCA Capital Plan Amendment Meeting - sponsored by CECD2's Zoning & Capital Planning Committee
Topic: The School Construction Authority (SCA) will present in this committee sponsored D2 public meeting on the proposed December 2021 Amendment for 2020–24 Fiscal Year 5-Year Capital Plan. See here for proposal.
Date: Wednesday, January 12, 2022 

Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Remote - Participate via Zoom or Watch the YouTube Livestream*
Zoom: Register in advance for this meeting and after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing info about joining the meeting. To ensure access to the meeting, please login to your Zoom account with the email provided when registering.
Zoom Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkfuurrDotGNCk-0vKFXAomjbwsgg7NQdw
Presentation Docs: Reso A 2022  Manhattan CEC 02 FY 20-24  IEH 2021-2022. PAPS 2021 Brochure.  CEC 2  

Meeting Recording: SCA Presentation Video Recording from 1/12/2022 -   https://youtu.be/OpNEl264g5o

Students in Temporary Housing (STH) January 2022 Committee Meeting of CECD2
Topic: Please join the STH committee of CECD2 for a recap of winter activities, and an opportunity to speak with a Bridge the Gap Social Worker from PS 51. 
Date:
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 

Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Remote - Participate via Zoom or Watch the YouTube Livestream*
Zoom: Register in advance for this meeting and after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing info about joining the meeting. To ensure access to the meeting, please login to your Zoom account with the email provided when registering.
Zoom Link:  https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0lcOCrqjksHd1bTvrWSbHD7NVS0hQ4TXlw  

 

 Joint Public Hearing on the proposal to extend the temporary co-location of City Knoll Middle School

Topic: proposal to extend the temporary co-location of City Knoll Middle School for two years in building M111 beginning in the 2022-2023 school.

Date: Thursday, January 13, 2022 

Time: 6:00 PM (Join 5:30 PM)
Location: Remote - hosted by NYC Department of Education Office of District Planning
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Due to the impact of COVID-19, the Joint Public Hearing for this proposal will be held via teleconference at 6:00pm on Thursday, January 13th at 6:00 PM.
Teleconference link:  https://learndoe.org/districtplanning/

Details: Public Comments (2-minute time limit, to be moderated by facilitator). Speaker sign-up will begin 30 minutes before the hearing and will close 15 minutes after the start.

  

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Scheduled July 2021 - June 2022 CEC D2 Monthly Calendar Meeting* Dates:
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

*Unless stated otherwise, the CEC D2 Calendar Meeting start time is 6:30 PM followed afterwards by the CEC D2 Working Business Meeting.

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Recent Meetings:

CECD2 January 2022 Calendar Meeting and Working Business Meeting
Date: Tuesday, January 11, 2022 

Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Remote - Participate via Zoom or Watch the YouTube Livestream*
Zoom: Register in advance for this meeting and after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing info about joining the meeting. To ensure access to the meeting, please login to your Zoom account with the email provided when registering.
Zoom Link:  https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAodOirpzMuGN1yzl_At-HGImUJKpi1cInV
Livestream: *If you watch meeting on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/CECDistrict2 there is no YouTube required registration, but streaming access excludes making public comments during meetings.  
Agenda: Agendas for January 2022 Calendar Meeting and Business Meeting

Public Speaker Signup Form: https://forms.gle/yU1cgUiGjtUga4eW6
Resolutions for Consideration: Resolution 186A on a More Collegial Partnership between DOE and ACS

Public Documents: Draft of Letter Writing Rules for Discussion;
Draft - CECD2 Requests to Meet Chancellor David Banks regarding School Admissions
Passed Resolutions: Resolution 186A on a More Collegial Partnership between DOE and ACS PASSED

CECD2 December 2021 Working Business Meeting
Date: Wednesday, December 22, 2021 

Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Remote - Participate via Zoom or Watch the YouTube Livestream*
Zoom: Register in advance for this meeting and after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing info about joining the meeting. To ensure access to the meeting, please login to your Zoom account with the email provided when registering.
Zoom Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZModumtqzIuEtXq38zQy7nPHPeEQJF56oX-
Livestream: *If you watch meeting on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/CECDistrict2 there is no YouTube required registration, but streaming access excludes making public comments during meetings.  
Agenda: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yn7wNAcErs18R_NgGEU15JQ-MKsikkaq/view?usp=sharing 

Public Speaker Signup Form: N/A; there are no public speaking sessions during Working Business Meetings.


Public Documents:
Chancellor’s Regulation D-210
D-210 Public Comment Analysis

Test To Stay Letter 2
Welcome Incoming-Chancellor David Banks

 

Approved Correspondence:
Welcome Incoming-Chancellor David Banks

Test To Stay


> CECD2 December 2021 Calendar Meeting and Working Business Meeting
Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2021 

Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Remote - Participate via Zoom or Watch the YouTube Livestream*
Zoom: Register in advance for this meeting and after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing info about joining the meeting. To ensure access to the meeting, please login to your Zoom account with the email provided when registering.
Zoom Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYscuGspzstEtNkbtm16-dAu_aWuPHfbC-q
Livestream: *Watch meeting on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/CECDistrict2 
There is no YouTube registration, but access excludes making public commentary.  
Updated Agenda: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1x98axXZT1W_DU_ef2v0nqNe2usCOgnls/view?usp=sharing 

Resolutions for Consideration:  183; 184; 185; 186; 187

Public Speaker Signup Form: https://forms.gle/Q5VkBtsmVhSnihtm7


Public Documents:
DRAFT - Dec 2021 letter to Corey Johnson NYC Council Speaker 
Chancellor’s Regulation D-210

Resolutions:
Resolution 183 in Support of Free Speech Rights of Parents and Guardians
Resolution 184 Tabling Chancellor Reg D-210 to Support CCEC Autonomy
Resolution 185 Admissions Policy Guidance
Resolution 186 on a More Collegial Partnership between DOE and ACS
Resolution 187 Calling for Optional Use of Masks at NYC DOE Schools

Resolutions:
Resolution 183 in Support of Free Speech Rights of Parents and Guardians - PASSED

Resolution 184 Tabling Chancellor Reg D-210 to Support CCEC Autonomy - PASSED
Resolution 185 Admissions Policy Guidance - PASSED

> PSA: DOE Event*

Meeting: Brilliant NYC Citywide Expert Panel
Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2021
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Remote - Attend via YouTube
YouTube Link: TBA
Description: "This is an opportunity to hear directly from national and local experts. These experts will help us better understand the science behind accelerated learning and project-based instruction. The panel will explain what Brilliant NYC could look like in our schools starting next fall."
     
Featuring:

     - Dr. Yvette Jackson
     - Dr. Joseph Renzulli
     - Dr. Sally Reis
     - Dr. Allison Roda
     - And our local experts from the DOE!


"This event will be streamed live on YouTube at 7:30PM on November 29. Check back for the link. It will be added to this page just before the event.

A recorded version of the event will be available on this page shortly after, translated in all nine DOE languages."
https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learning/programs/brilliant-nyc/brilliant-nyc-citywide-expert-panel

*Note: Brilliant NYC Citywide Expert Panel meeting is not hosted by CECD2.

> School Re-Openings & Sustainability Committee Meeting

Meeting: COVID Vaccinations and Your Kids
Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Remote - Attend via Zoom or watch the YouTube livestream
Zoom: Register in advance for this meeting and after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing info about joining the meeting. To ensure access to the meeting, please login to your Zoom account with the email provided when registering.
Zoom Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIuce6orzkoHNcEpYkNfW2ZAEQKXevCgApI
Livestream: Watch meeting on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/CECDistrict2 
There is no YouTube registration, but access excludes making public commentary.  
Agenda: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uQbQ1w6SrdFYEjyWMQXvagTpU_VSoXeA/view?usp=sharing
Public Speaker Signup Form: TBA

Public Documents: N/A

> Council Working Business Meeting

Meeting: CECD2 November 2021 Working Business Meeting
Date: Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Remote - Attend via Zoom or watch the YouTube livestream
Zoom: Register in advance for this meeting and after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing info about joining the meeting. To ensure access to the meeting, please login to your Zoom account with the email provided when registering.
Zoom Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAodu6hqjMoH9MfQT-w68IB2HOSFKMyGNO_
Livestream: Watch meeting on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/CECDistrict2 
There is no YouTube registration, but access excludes making public commentary.  
Agenda: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1b5lWAXmnEMSUTIb4k8wiL9dCIWGl2wnm/view?usp=sharing
Public Speaker Signup Form: No Public Speaking Session[s]

Public Documents: Congratulations NYC Mayor-elect Eric Adams

> CECD2 Admissions & Diversity Committee Meeting: DOE Plan is Not So “Brilliant” For NYC… Save & Expand G&T Under a New Mayor, Part 1
Date: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Time: 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description: Please join CECD2 Admissions & Diversity Committee in advance of the District’s 6pm meeting to discuss how Brilliant NYC “Engagements” so far have been disingenuous, at best. We expect to provide opening statements followed by a brief Q&A session to critically evaluate information being perpetuated  by the DOE and empower parents and guardians speaking out at DOE meetings.
Location: Remote - Attend via Zoom or watch on our YouTube channel Zoom: Register in advance for this meeting and after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing info about joining the meeting. To ensure access to the meeting, please login to your Zoom account with the email provided when registering.

Zoom Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtdeiopzkqGtEx-bJvHO_C7wngtXY98pcX
Livestream: Watch meeting on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/CECDistrict2  

There is no YouTube registration, but access excludes making public commentary.

 

> PSA for non-CECD2 Event: Brilliant NYC Meeting*
Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Remote - Attend via Zoom pending approval
Zoom Link: Register at https://tinyurl.com/BrilliantNYCD2
Description: "Join us [District Two Community Schools] November 17th, 2021 at 6:00pm to discuss how we can co-design ​your child’s learning experience using the latest educational research. ​This is an opportunity to hear from families and members of ​Community School District 2 and is hosted by Superintendent Kelly McGuire"
More Details: See https://www.district2nyc.org/

Flyer English: https://www.district2nyc.org/uploads/1/0/5/1/105157629/d2_-_brilliant_nyc_flier_english___1_.pdf
Flyer Chinese: https://www.district2nyc.org/uploads/1/0/5/1/105157629/33348_brilliantnyc_familyevent_flyer_d2_chinese__1_.pdf

Flyer Spanish: https://www.district2nyc.org/uploads/1/0/5/1/105157629/33348_brilliantnyc_familyevent_flyer_d2_spanish__1_.pdf

*Note: The Brilliant NYC meeting is not hosted by CECD2.

 

> CECD2 Admissions & Diversity Committee Meeting: DOE Plan is Not So “Brilliant” for NYC… Save & Expand G&T Under a New Mayor, Part 2

Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Time: ~7:30 PM or directly after District 2 Brilliant NYC meeting

Description: If any community members feel unheard after the DOE meeting, please share with the CECD2 Admissions & Diversity Committee.  We will record and collate responses and share with the Superintendents, Deputy Chancellors, Chancellor Meisha Porter, outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio,
Mayor-elect Eric Adams, NY Senator John Liu, and others.

Location: Remote - Attend via Zoom or watch on our YouTube channel Zoom: Register in advance for this meeting and after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing info about joining the meeting. To ensure access to the meeting, please login to your Zoom account with the email provided when registering.

Zoom Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAscOChrzotH9ETQ9p8I7MXxrGoN-r5QlRw

Public Speaker Signup Form: https://forms.gle/zGiFx5WJuMpyeomj6

Livestream: Watch meeting on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/CECDistrict2  

There is no YouTube registration, but access excludes making public commentary.


CECD2 November 2021 Calendar Meeting and Working Business Meeting
Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2021 

Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Remote - Participate via Zoom or Watch the YouTube Livestream*
Zoom: Register in advance for this meeting and after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing info about joining the meeting. To ensure access to the meeting, please login to your Zoom account with the email provided when registering.
Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpduuqrD4sGNx9iblACCJwi3ktLpQymw2L
Livestream: *Watch meeting on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/CECDistrict2 
There is no YouTube registration, but access excludes making public commentary.  
Agenda: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1i2OLNlAapaykI5nlARvA8zgr4GlW3ZgZ/view?usp=sharing 

Resolutions for Consideration:  N/A

Public Speaker Signup Form: https://forms.gle/cukenrx7hMeqDFmNA

Public Documents:
Resolution 182 Re MS Academic Screening and Interim Differentiated Learning - Draft

Resolution in Support of Free Speech Rights of Parents and Guardians - Working Draft

November 2021 Calendar Meeting Passed Resolutions:

> Resolution 182 Re MS Academic Screening and Interim Differentiated Learning - PASSED


Students in Temporary Housing (STH) Committee Meeting of CEC D2
Topic: Please join the STH committee of CECD2 for a discussion about how we can support the ~1200 STH in District 2.
Date: Wednesday, November 3, 2021 
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Remote - Participate via Zoom or Watch the YouTube Livestream*

Zoom Link: Register in advance for this meeting and after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing info about joining the meeting.
https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkf-yuqDguHdb7am6L0cidoKZv_UsSd-kn 
Livestream: Watch meeting on YouTube @ https://www.youtube.com/CECDistrict2Agenda: November STH Meeting Agenda

 

CECD2 Rescheduled October 2021 Working Business MeetingDate: Tuesday, October 26, 2021Time: 6:30 PMLocation: Remote - Participate via Zoom or Watch the YouTube Livestream*Zoom Link: Register in advance for this meeting and after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing info about joining the meeting.https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZItde2prjsvHNfYaG6Vuv1JTUETd66qBIIILivestream: Watch meeting on YouTube @ https://www.youtube.com/CECDistrict2

Agenda: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1y6fhdRzPUt-a3dF3D3FnB9tHJ083ikYy/view?usp=sharing

Public: Open to public, but no public speaking sessions.

Documents to be Discussed:

1. NSBA Letter 1
2. NSBA Letter 2
3. Department of Justice Memo
4. French Program Request 

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
CECD2 October 2021 Calendar Meeting and
Date: Tuesday, October 12, 2021 | Time: 6:30 PM | 
Location: Remote*

Agenda: Link to see Agendas  | Resolutions for Consideration: 

Resolution 181 in Support of Accelerated Learning G&T Programs
Public Speakers: Signup form
2022-2023 District Planning Process: District 2 Data Summary

*Link: Register in advance for October 2021 Calendar and Working Business Meetings:
https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIsdOmsrj8oGNGyT27zLtda5klyK41Vw8bE
After registering, you'll receive a confirmation email with info about joining the meeting.

Watch live on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/CECDistrict2

CEC D2 Bylaws: CEC D2 Bylaws for January 2021

 

October 2021 Calendar Meeting Passed Resolutions:

Resolution 181 in Support of Accelerated Learning G&T Programs - Passed

October 2021 Calendar Meeting Voting Results:
Voting Results for CECD2 Calendar Meeting 12 October 2021

 

Recent Correspondence:

>September 2021 Working Business Meeting Approved Letters:
Letter Advocating for Test to Stay Program

 

Letter to Support Asian Students and Families

Letter in Support of Resolution Requesting DOE Engage Families Prior to Announcing G&T Changes


Recent Meetings:

Thursday, September 30, 2021
Admissions and Diversity Committee
Topic: Meeting to Engage Families on Gifted & Talented Programs Before Announcement By Mayor and DOE

Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Remote - Participate via Zoom or Watch the YouTube Livestream*
Zoom Link to Register in Advance for This Meeting:

https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkf--hrjMtHN2fLcZDyoicO-nU1OSvx8NF

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
*Watch live on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/CECDistrict2
**Public Signup: Please Signup or Submit Questions with This Form
***Agenda: Please click to see meeting agenda


> Monday, September 27, 2021

CECD2 Rescheduled September 2021 Working Business Meeting
Date: Monday, September 27, 2021Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Remote Working Business Meeting - Videoconference via Zoom
Agenda: Please click to see meeting agenda 
Zoom Link: Register in advance for this meeting and after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctd-igrDwsH9ceAaHd6lFvexl4Qdto59Q8

September 2021 Working Business Meeting Approved Undersigned Letters:
Letter in Support of Resolution Requesting DOE Engage Families Prior to Announcing G&T Changes

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
CEC D2 September Calendar Meeting
CEC D2 Working Business Meeting

Date: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Time: 6:30 PM

Location: PS 59 BEEKMAN HILL INTERNATIONAL

Room: Auditorium

Address: 233 East 56th Street, New York, NY 10022
Agenda:
Please click to see meeting agendas.

 

September 2021 Calendar Meeting Passed Resolutions:
Resolution 177 Calling for DOE & NYSED to Share Data How Pandemic Has Impacted Student Learning - Passed


Resolution 178 in Support of Adhering to Federal and State COVID Guidelines for School COVID Quarantine Procedures - Passed

Resolution 179 Calling for Quarantines of 6th or 7th Grade Classes to be Whole Class Quarantines with Synchronous Remote Instruction or Concurrent Classroom Instruction - Passed

Resolution 180 in Support of All Remote Learning Options - Passed


September 2021 Calendar Meeting Voting Results:
Resolution Voting Results for CECD2 Calendar Meeting 14 September 2021

September 2021 Calendar Meeting Superintendent Presentation:
September 2021 - CECD2 - Superintendent Report

CEC D2 August Calendar Meeting
CEC D2 Working Business Meeting

Date: Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Time: 6:30 PM

Location: The Clinton School

Room: Gymnatorium 

Address: 10 East 15th Street, NY, NY 10001
Agenda:
Please click to see meeting agendas.

CECD2 August 2021 Calendar Meeting Passed Resolutions:

Resolution 173 in Support of Adhering to Federal and State COVID guidelines for School Attendance and for Open Hearings Regarding NYC DOE – UFT Discussions on COVID Policies - Passed

Resolution 174 in Support of Allowing Community Educational Meetings to Convene Virtually During the Pandemic - Passed

 

Resolution 175 Requesting DOE Engage Families Prior to Announcing G&T Changes - Passed

Resolution 176 To Provide Supplemental Learning, and Social-Emotional Support to Students - Passed


August 2021 Calendar Meeting Voting Results:
Resolution Voting Results for CECD2 Calendar Meeting 10 August 2021

August 2021 Calendar Meeting Superintendent Presentation:
Community Education Council District 2 -
August 10th, 2021 - Superintendent Report

 

Council Correspondence August 2, 2021:

CECD2 Urges OPT Deadline Extension

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
CEC D2 Annual Meeting
CEC D2 July Calendar Meeting
CEC D2 Working Business Meeting

Date: Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Time: 6:30 PM

Location: Wagner Middle School

Room: Auditorium 

Address: 220 East 76th Street, New York, NY 10021
Agenda:
Click here for Agenda for All 3 Meetings

 

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