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

News 12 Highlights the Bronx High School of Business Music Program!

via News 12 The Bronx – link to the original article The Bronx High School of Business is helping students express their creativity and produce tunes with their music production program. Kevin Boodoo, a junior and future audio engineer, says he’s always had an interest in music, but the program has taught him much more about … Continued

The Council of School Supervisors & Administrators Highlights CEI!

  The Council of School Supervisors & Administrators recently highlighted CEI’s 21st Century Learning Program in their monthly newsletter. This DOE program supports the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children, particularly students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools. The program helps students meet state and local student standards in … Continued

Project BOOST Middle School Celebration

On May 31st, CEI & Project BOOST will hold it’s annual Middle School Celebration for all graduating 2017 BOOST Middle School Scholars. Similar to past years, the night will feature student exhibitions such as songs, dances, and musical performances from BOOST schools across the 5 boroughs. Performing this year will be M.S. 180X, I.S. 008Q, … Continued

Project BOOST & MS 180 Help Change the Face of the World!

Project BOOST & MS 180 proudly present the 6th Annual Smile Train Fundraising Talent Show! Join us for a night of talented student performances while supporting a good cause! Thursday, May 11, 6:00 – 8:30 pm 750 Baychester Avenue, Bronx, NY Tickets for sale at the door, $5 dollar suggested donation. Smile Train is an international children’s … Continued