Guardian Workshop from NY Lawyers for the Public Interest, Inc


Hosted By: Terry Slavens – Transition Coordinator & Janet Manolakos – Parent Coordinator


PRESENTER: Paola Martinez Boone – Community Organizer for Disability Rights


  • Guardianship
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Health Care Proxy
  • Wills
  • Letters of Intent
  • Power of Attorney….and more

WHEN:              Wednesday, November 10, 2010

TIME:                 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 NOON

WHERE:            The Hungerford School – Main Site, 155 Tompkins Ave., S.I., NY 10304 

R.S.V.P.:          Janet Manolakos – Parent Coordinator   718-447-2956 or 347-563-5280

National Autism Association Special Event: “ALL I CAN HANDLE: I’M NO MOTHER THERESA” [A Life Raising Three Daughters with Autism]


Date: Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Time: 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm: Social/Networking, Light Refreshments
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm: Kim Stagliano
Location:  Rebecca School, 40 East 30th Street, 5th Floor

There is no fee and no registration required.

Kim is a nationally recognized autism advocate and speaker as well as the managing editor of, the nation’s first daily web newspaper about the autism epidemic.  She writes for the Huffington Post, is on the editorial staff of The Autism File Magazine, and is a feature writer for Spectrum Magazine

Visit Kim Stagliano’s website

For more information go to:

List of Parent/Teacher Conference Schedules

PS 373R Parent/Teacher Conference Dates – By Site

Main/Mini        -November 4th – Afternoon 1:00-3:00 Evening 5:30-8:00

Petrides            -November 16th – Afternoon 12:40-2:50 Evening 6:00-8:00

P65                   – November 9th – Afternoon 12:40-2:50 Evening 6:00-8:30

P861                 – November 9th – Afternoon 1:00-3:00   Evening 6:00-8:30

P58                   – November 9th – Afternoon 1:00-3:00   Evening 6:00-8:30

P22                   – November 9th – Afternoon 1:00-3:00   Evening 6:00-8:30

Student Portfolios will be shared with Parent/Guardians during Parent/Teacher Conferences.

All parents will have access to ARIS. All sites will have computers available for parents to access ARIS as appropriate.

FREE Halloween Blast Saturday October 30, 2010 at S.I. Children’s Museum

Health Plus and the Staten Island Children’s Museum Invite you to join us for their FREE

Halloween Blast

  • Saturday, October 30 2010 12:00pm to 4:00pm at the Staten Island Children’s Museum 1000 Richmond Terrace Staten Island, NY 10301
  • FREE admission to the Museum on this day
  • For Further Information on New York State Sponsored Health Insurance, call Health Plus: 1-888-809-8009 TTY/TDD: 1-800-662-1229 or
  • Visit Us on the Web:
  •  For more information about Medicaid Managed Care and Family Health Plus, call New York Medicaid CHOICE at 1-800-505-5678. For more information about Child Health Plus, call 1-800-698-4543

CCSE October 2010 Calendar Meeting

Citywide Council on Special Education CALENDAR MEETING AGENDA

Date:             Thursday, October 21, 2010

Time:             6:00 p.m.

Location:       P.S. 333/The Manhattan School for Children – The Joan of Arc Auditorium, 154 West 93rd Street, New York, NY,  10025, (212) 222-1450                

 5:30 PM – Public is invited to sign up to speak

6:00 PM 

1.                  Call to Order and Roll Call

2.                  Approval of Meeting Minutes of the 8/12/10 & 9/16/10 Calendar Meeting

3.                  Report of the President

4.                  Report of the Deputy Chancellor on Special Education

5.                  Vote on Resolutions concerning “Race to Nowhere”, Public Meeting Conduct, AA Selection, Officer Removal & Vacancy, Budget Approval

6.                  Discussion:  NYS Board of Regents’ Special Education Cost-Containment Proposals & NYS Grades 3 – 8 Testing Program changes and their impact on students with IEPs.

Regent Merryl Tisch – Chancellor of the NY State Board of Regents

Rebecca Cort – Associate Commissioner, NY State Education Department

Public Forum – The Public is kindly requested to keep questions and comments to under three minutes.Upcoming Meeting Announcements:  Next CCSE Calendar Meeting/Topic:  Thursday, November 18, 2010, Norman Thomas High School, 111 East 33rd Street, Manhattan, NY, NY 10016, 212-576-0500; Topic:  Office of Pupil Transportation (OPT) MEETING DATE & TIME IS SUBJECT TO CHANGEINTERESTED PARTIES REQUESTING TRANSLATION SERVICES SHOULD CONFIRM with Keishea Allen, Office of Family Engagement and Advocacy, at 212-374-2434 or