Announcements

Upcoming Meetings:
> 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  

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Scheduled July 2021 - June 2022 CEC D2 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:

> 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

 

CECD2 July 2021 Calendar Meeting Passed Resolutions:

Resolution 169 Supporting French Dual Language Program - PASSED

Resolution 170 Supporting Recent District 2 Middle School Graduates Who Did Not Receive High School Placements from Their 2020-2021 Ranked Choices - PASSED

Resolution 171 Supporting the Maintaining of Student Academic Opportunities - PASSED

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

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> Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Dear District 2 Families and Friends,

Welcome to the commencement of the 2021-2023 term (from July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023) of the Community Education Council for District 2. CEC D2 begins the new term with an in-person meeting on July 14, 2021, at 6:30 PM and will end no later than 10:00 PM. The meeting will be in the Wagner Middle School auditorium at 220 East 76th Street, New York, NY 10021. Email notifications and reminders will be sent out. Please join us for our Annual Meeting for the election of Council Officers, followed by the Open Public July Calendar Meeting, and ending with the Council Working Business Meeting. The public is welcome to attend all three meetings on this date but please note, the in-person public speaking portion is only during the July Calendar Meeting. Arrangements are being made to stream and/or record the meeting as well. Please visit this page for future updates.  

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Video Recording of the June 30, 2021 CEC D2 Committee Meeting:
https://youtu.be/yuSmp2qPklgHigh School Admissions Process & Impact

CEC D2 Committee Meeting

Date: Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Time: 6:30 PM
Topic: High School Admissions Process & Impact

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82925371168?pwd=Z3d0dUZpYnhWWVFORVFXL0dGZDQzdz09

Dear District 2 Families and Friends,


A Committee Meeting will be held on Wednesday June 30, 2021, at 6:30 PM to discuss the recent High School Admissions Process. Your participation is requested so we can hear from you about the recent High School enrollment process, its impact on your District 2 student[s] and possible solutions/suggestions for the students who in many cases were not accepted to one of their designated school choices. DOE Representatives have been invited to the meeting.

Impacted Parents and Students will be provided an opportunity to speak.

 

We look forward to seeing you!


Benjamin Morden
Committee Chair
Meeting Sponsored by Remote Learning Committee


 

2021 MS and HS Placements

Members of the Community Education Council D2 submitted a letter to the DOE office of Enrollment outlining concerns about this years MS and HS placements and requesting data about outcomes and transparency about the process.

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CEC D2 June Calendar & Working Business Meeting

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Time: 6:30pm

Register in advance to attend this meeting on Zoom:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9IAxfKXGQLqdIB9QHhJknQ

 

RECOMMENDED: If you do not plan to participate in the public session we recommend you watch the meeting on the livestream of the meeting on our YouTube channel.

Click here to view the agenda for the meeting.

The meeting will include a resolution in favor of allocating funding for structured literacy instruction.

Click here to sign up for Public Speaking during the meeting. Public speakers will have 2 minutes to speak.

CEC D2 May Calendar & Working Business Meeting

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Time: 6:30pm

Register in advance to attend this meeting on Zoom:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pl4Eq7OiRBW5WjBWzejFAg

 

Or you can watch a livestream of the meeting on our YouTube channel without registering in advance.

Click here to view the agenda for the meeting.

The meeting will include a resolution in favor of reducing class sizes.

 

Click here to sign up for Public Speaking during the meeting.

Students in Temporary Housing Meeting

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Time: 7pm

 

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqdeqhrTItGNeFXI17LL0GZROsBjiVRo20

CEC D2 April Calendar & Working Business Meeting

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Time: 6:30pm

Register in advance to attend this meeting on Zoom:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jwhh4xNRQ_iy-pd_edZtgQ

 

Or you can watch a livestream of the meeting on our YouTube channel without registering in advance.

Click here to view the agenda for the meeting.

The meeting will include a presentation from the DOE's Budget office about state funding formulas for public schools and a Resolution In Favor of Expanding the ASD Nest program in District 2 and Throughout NYC.

Click here to sign up for Public Speaking during the meeting.

 

Students in Temporary Housing Meeting

Wednesday, March  24, 2021

Time: 7pm

You are invited to a Zoom meeting. 

When: March 24, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

 

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMlfu2qqz4sH9w1U29hGx8JyK_bDo_Dmg8v

CEC D2 Special Working Business Meeting

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Time: 6:00pm

We will be hosting a special working business meeting on March 16 at 6pm to vote on modifications to CEC2's budget.

Register in advance to receive the Zoom link for this meeting:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcvfuysrz0tEtMM0ar9_lcHxDTYYSDsJw-6

CEC D2 March Calendar & Working Business Meeting

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Time: 6:30pm

Click Here to View Agenda

You are invited to a Zoom meeting. 

When: Mar 9, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

 

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcsc--rqT8oGdFhkh_Snh5EUNEY08y5kLWy 

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

March Students in Temporary Housing Meeting

Will be postponed until next month

Know Your Rights Forum in Spanish/Foro Para Conocer tus Derechos

Martes, Marzo 2, 2021/Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Time:/Hora: 6:00pm

Mayors Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) Hosted by CEC D2

Click Here to View Flyer/haga clic aquí para ver el folleto

You are invited to a zoom meeting:

When: Mar 2, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

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