Congratulations to JRC Law Teacher Luke Young of William Cullen Bryant HS!

June 30, 2015 – On June 15, 2015, Jonathan “Luke” Young, a 10th-12th grade social studies teacher at William Cullen Bryant High School, received his 2015 Big Apple Teaching award!

Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced the winners of the third annual Big Apple Awards: Recognizing Teacher Excellence in New York City, which celebrates the incredible and life-changing work of public school teachers in New York City. The Big Apple Awards is a citywide recognition program open to all full-time teachers in New York City public schools. 12 award recipients, along with an additional 72 finalists and semifinalists from a pool of over 4,500 nominees, were honored in a ceremony at Manhattan Supreme Court. Continue reading “Congratulations to JRC Law Teacher Luke Young of William Cullen Bryant HS!”

NYC Educators Complete Project Citizen PD Series

May 27, 2015 – The Project Citizen Professional Development (PD) Series is for teachers who are new to Project Citizen and would like to bring the program to their classrooms. The four-part Saturday series (Feb-May, makeup date is on June 6) took educators step-by-step in learning how to implement the program, engage students, and use teaching strategies and resources. PDs were led by veteran Project Citizen teachers with over a decade of program experience.


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