UFS Fall Conference: NYC K-16 Education

Supporting Academic Success through NYC's Education System K-16 focused on programs in CUNY and NYC Schools that help students meet the formidable challenges of high school-to-college transition.  

UC Berkeley scholar David Kirp keynoted the Nov. 13, 2015 conference, which featured senior CUNY and NYC Schools leaders.

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Meeting Dates 2015-2016

, 6:30 p.m., CUNY Grad Center
365 Fifth Avenue, between 34th and 35th Streets
September 29
October 27
December 1
February 2
March 29
May 17

Council of Faculty Governance Leaders
10:00 a.m., 42nd Street
September 18
November 20
February 26
April 15

9:30 a.m., location TBA
November 13

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