Youth, Education, and Libraries Committee
Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 6:30 PM
This meeting will be conducted via Zoom
MINUTES: May 2021 YEL Committee Minutes
A livestream of this meeting can be found here.
- Professor Jennifer Klein of Hunter College will speak on The Covid Slide: How to Support Our Students as they Recover from the Pandemic Learning Loss
- Speaker Bio: Jennifer Klein began her teaching career in 1999 in Brooklyn, New York and has since been serving New York and New Jersey Schools in a wide range of roles including: Inclusion Teacher, Reading Specialist grades K-12, Creative Writing Teacher, Teacher Leader and active parent volunteer.Professor Klein received her MA from Teachers College, Columbia University in Applied Educational Psychology where she was the recipient of the Neff Fellowship, which afforded her the opportunity to focus on conducting and researching effective literacy intervention strategies for struggling readers. She has supervised graduate students in literacy at The Dean Hope Center for Educational and Psychological Services at Columbia University and taught Educational Psychology at William Paterson University.In the Learning Disabilities program in the School of Education at Hunter College Professor Klein teaches and coordinates methods courses in Reading, Writing and Math K-6 and is the K-6 administrator for the Hunter College Learning Lab, an after-school clinical tutoring program that serves the needs of children with learning disabilities. In 2015 Professor Klein was the recipient of the Hunter College School of Education Harold S. Ladas Award for Exemplary Teaching. Professor Klein is the edTPA coordinator for the Department of Special Education and serves on the edTPA Task Force for The New York State Education Department.
- Open discussion about the impact of the New York Blood Center expansion proposal on the Julia Richman Education Complex and its students/staff
- Old Business
- New Business
- Proposed resolution in support of school sports and afterschool programs
Taina Borrero, Peter Patch, and Rami Sigal, Co-Chairs