Parent Workshops

Calling All Family “Field Agents” for a Family mission statement writing and craft workshop!


 Your Mission,

 should you choose to accept it:

To begin with the end in MInd and craft Your family mission statement Together!

January 30, 2020 @ 2:45 – 4pm 

PS 34 School Room 204 

Bring your family “agents” and join a mission statement writing and poster making workshop at PS 34.

This workshop will guide your family on writing your family’s goals, values, and standards. Families will have fun designing, decorating and creating a poster together to take home. (First 10 participants to sign up will receive a pair of secret agent sunglasses


Yoga for People Who Think they can’t do Yoga!

With Instructor Gigi Matthews

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Three Free sessions available at PS 34 

   January 17, 2020 Time: 8:45 am

Place: Kindergarten Cafeteria

These yoga sessions are designed to assist with everyday life; to energize in the morning and start the day positively, counteract the effects of sitting at a desk, destress, wind down before sleep and other daily challenges. It isn’t a fitness class, no mats required, but it is toning and good for the body and mind!   

RSVP  Ms. Deise Kowalski, Parent Coordinator.

 Yoga RSVP Form English.pdf  Yoga RSVP Form Polish.docx  Yoga RSVP Form Spanish.pdf 



Stressed ?  

Adult Stress Management & Mindfulness Workshop.


Presented by  Shakeba Jenkins,  School Mental Health Consultant

Friday, January 10, 2020, @ 8:45 am,  School Cafeteria

The Workshop provides stress reduction techniques that will help reduce and manage the stress in your life.

For questions and to RSVP via email, contact Ms. Deise Kowalski, Parent Coordinator at or call 718 389-5842.



Resolve to get organized in 2020!

 Organizing & Prioritizing for Parents/Adults Workshop

Presented by: (ICL) Institute for Community Living Family Resource Center

Friday, January 24, 2020

8:45 am

Kindergarten Cafeteria

 This year resolve to improve yourself and life by prioritizing and getting organized.  Get tips and information in this free workshop presented by the Institute for Community Living (ICL) Family Resource Center. 



or questions and to RSVP via email, contact Ms. Deise Kowalski, Parent Coordinator at or call 718 389-5842.




Monthly Coffee Time with Parent Coordinator.


Coffee Time with the Parent Coordinator

Parents are invited to join Ms. Kowalski, Parent Coordinator to enjoy some coffee and participate in discussions, workshops, and activities Monthly. Come and get to know other parents in our PS 34 community.  

Join me for the first Coffee Time on:

Date: Friday, October 25, 2019
Time: 8:45 am
Where: Kindergarten Cafeteria

Come to meet other parents and brainstorm ideas and plan for meaningful parent activities and workshops you would like to participate in monthly.

RSVP to Ms. Kowalski,



The Citizenship Project at the NY Historical Society

The Citizenship Project is a FREE program to prepare legal permanent residents for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Exam (USCIS) naturalization test. Engage parents and strengthen community ties by bringing this grant-funded program into your neighborhood school.  

Courses take place on-site at the New-York Historical Society on Saturdays, weekday evenings, and weekday mornings. Morning, evening, and Saturday classes are offered at various locations across New York City.

For more information about the project, please click here: 

Have questions regarding immigration?





Chancellor Letter on Immigration:  

Below you will find various information regarding immigration rights.  

 Community Toolkit.pdf 

 Emergency Plan in Case of Deportation.pdf 

 Fraud Unit District Attorney Letter.pdf 

 Fraud Unit District Attorney Pamphlet.pdf 

 List of Free Legal Service Providers.pdf 

 Police Encounters for Non Citizens.pdf  

Questions About Deportation.pdf 

 Test Questions for Naturalization.pdf 

Useful Immigration Numbers:

  • If you have been arrested/Convicted and you want to know what the immigration consequences are, call  The Immigration Defense Project at 212-705-6422
  • To determine if you have a final order of removal call the Case Status Information Line at 1-800-898-7180
  • For Referrals to low-cost and free legal service providers, contact The New American Hotline at 800-566-7636 (Open Monday-Friday 9 am- 8 pm)
  • Your family can find you a private immigration attorney (
  • To receive information on legal resources and report suspected cases of fraud, call the New Americans Hotline 800-566-7636
  • to learn more about common scams targeting immigrants, and to access community materials, visit