Annual Levenback Memorial Evening with a Pioneer

Each year we honor a local pioneer who has made a difference for young children and their families here in New York at our Annual Levenback Memorial Evening.

This festive evening includes an interview with the pioneer, an opportunity to network and to enjoy light refreshments. This year’s honoree is Gordon Williamson, PhD, OTR, who will be interviewed by Gil Foley, EdD.

Cost is $25 for members, $30 for non members.

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Education Advocacy for Parents

An intensive series of workshops where each session will cover an important topic in Special Education

Presented by Godfrey Rivera, Co-Director of the Metropolitan Parent Center

An intensive series of workshops where each session will cover an important topic in Special Education including:

  • Effective Parent Advocacy and IDEA Principals
  • The Special Education Process: Referral, Evaluation (including FBA/BIPs), Classification, Placement and Implementation
  • Special Education Services in New York City
  • Understanding the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and Evaluations and Assessments
  • Early Childhood Services and Supports
  • Dispute Resolution Strategies: Mediation and the Impartial Hearings

Simultaneous Spanish interpretation is available upon request.

Refreshments will be served.


Godfrey Rivera
Sinergia-Metropolitan Parent Center
212 643-2840, ext. 307

Fun and Exciting Activities for Early Childhood Programs

Trainer: Arlene Rider, PhD, NYS Credentialed Trainer

This workshop will help the provider to develop and provide exciting, developmentally appropriate activities that will extend and enrich the interests of the early childhood age children in your program. Participants are welcome to bring exciting open ended activities to share.

OCFS: 1, 3 CDA: 3, 5, 7 CBK: 1, 4

Registration and Payment:

Advance registration and prepayment are required to enroll in a training and receive a certificate. Registrations may be taken over the phone with a credit card. Register early! Most classes have limited enrollment. We reserve the right to cancel a class due to low enrollment. You may call Rosemarie at (845) 473-4141 ext. 217 to register.
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Central-North Harlem Infancy Leadership Circle Meeting – July, 2015

Monthly meeting of a cross-disciplinary group of professionals in the community who work with children 0-3 years and their families to promote high-quality and comprehensive services and become the Infancy Voice within broad Early Childhood initiatives. July topics include: Child friendly reading spaces in the community; cultural sensivity part 2, networking.

RSVP by July 1 to

Annual Meeting

Join us for our Annual Meeting on June 11th

Breakfast for Babies

featuring Matthew Melmed, Executive Director, National ZERO TO THREE