11th Annual Bikes for Kids Program

    The Center for Educational Innovation (CEI) is partnering with P.S. 73 in the Bronx and the Barnum Financial Group to present the 11th Annual “Bikes for Kids” Program on May 5, 2018. Bikes for Kids is a major initiative of the non-profit organization, Foundation for Life, Inc. Founded by Bill and Debbie Pollakov with the purpose of doing something good for needy … Continued

CEI’s Recommendations to the NJ State Legislative Senate Education Committee

  On April 5, 2018, CEI presented recommendations to the NJ State Legislative Senate Education committee on issues related to school security. CEI’s recommendations highlighted two key areas in social-emotional wellness and resiliency. Below is a copy of the testimony: New Jersey Legislature Senate Education Committee and Assembly Education Committee Committee Meeting – April 5, … Continued

CEI Celebrates Black History Month 2018

  Black History Month first began as part of an initiative by writer and educator Dr. Carter G. Woodson, who launched Negro History Week in 1926. Woodson proclaimed that Negro History Week should always occur in the second week of February — between the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. Since 1976, February has been … Continued

CEI Collaboration with Kamp Kenan

  The Center for Educational Innovation is proud to announce a collaboration with Kamp Kenan. Kamp Kenan is a reptile breeding and conservation haven in Southern Florida, owned and operated by former pro BMX rider and action sports TV personality, Kenan Harkin.  The sanctuary protects more than 400 exotic and endangered reptiles with a mission focused … Continued

American Students Learn about Agriculture in Denmark

Original Post -Sjællandske Medier 2017 – By Sabine Lai Ovesen Translated from Danish Three young people from New York, USA visited Rabarberg Manor to learn more about growing vegetables and organic farming. Proprietor of Rabarbergården, Louise Køster, showed three students and their principal from the school WildCat Academy in New York, USA, the farm area … Continued

Hurricane Harvey: How You Can Help

    Hurricane Harvey made landfall last month as a category 4 hurricane – the strongest storm to hit the U.S. in the last 10 years. The aftermath has been devastating as thousands of people have been displaced, many who are currently living in temporary shelters and have lost everything. The rain and flooding have slowed … Continued

4 NYC Charter Students to Attend World Food Summit in Denmark

  via JVL Wildcat Press Release Four NYC charter school students who attend a charter high school for over-aged, under-credited youth were invited to the renowned World Food Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark later this month, participating in a cooking competition for a gala, which will be attended by Denmark’s Queen Margrethe. The John V. Lindsay Wildcat … Continued

A Look Inside the 2017 Summer Leadership Conference!

  On July 21st, 2017, CEI held its annual Summer Leadership Conference at the Doubletree Hilton in Tarrytown, NY. Each year, the summer conference is an opportunity to offer high-quality professional development workshops as well as connect educators throughout New York City with the best educational resources available. With over 500 participants, 50 education exhibitors, and … Continued

Students are Getting Their Kicks at Charles O. Dewey Middle School (15K136)

By Harvey Kaplan The Center for Educational Innovation in collaboration with the Sports and Arts in Schools Foundation have strived to create a meaningful after-school program for the students at the Charles O. Dewey Middle School, located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, Eric Sackler, Principal. In keeping with the 21st Century Community Learning Center (the funding … Continued