PA Meeting Schedule

NYC iSchool PA General Meeting Calendar 2021 – 2022 School Year

The PA meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm., unless otherwise noted.  (Meetings are held via Zoom.)   An email from the PA will be sent the night before with the Zoom information.   If you are not receiving any emails from the PA, please reach out to us at

September    9/22 (exception) September Meeting Minutes

Speaker:   Ms. Bailey, Principal

October        10/13  October Meeting Minutes

Speaker:  Financial Aid expert, Matthew Mulhern from College Funding Services.  Topic:  Everything You Need to Know about College Financial Aid

November    11/17 (exception) November Meeting Minutes 

Speaker: Damasa Doyle, Self Care Through Breath & Expression Workshop

December    12/8 December Meeting Minutes

Speaker: Ms. Catherine Turso,

Topic: Personal Finance for Teens

January       1/12 January Meeting Minutes

Speaker: Dr. Rivera Mindt:  

Topic: Gender Identity across the Spectrum

February     2/9 February Meeting Minutes

Speaker: Dr. Michael Marshall, 

Topic: Mental Health and the Transition from High School to College

March         3/9 March Meeting Minutes

Speaker: Damasa Doyle

Topic: Energy release, Meditation, and Bodywork

April            4/13 April Meeting Minutes

Speaker: Eva Vazquez, LMSW

Topic: Trauma

May             5/11 May Meeting Minutes

Speakers: Hunter College admissions rep, Joe Fantozzi, Ithaca College admissions rep, Jessica Kowalewski Dietrich, and Ms. Grande, iSchool college counselor.

Topic: The Changing College Application Landscape

June            6/8 June Meeting Minutes

Every meeting features a special Speaker, as well as updates from our Principal, Ms. Bailey; from our Treasurers; from our SLT representatives; and as well as general updates on the work of the PA.  We also have an open Q&A.

The PA Speaker Series features experts sharing insights on areas of interest to the parent body, like college admissions, student social-emotional health, social media, academic support, and more.

Can’t make a PA meeting? Catch up on what was covered by reviewing the meeting minutes, provided in English and Spanish, courtesy of our co-secretaries.