Join us for the April Cradle to Career Convening

Creating a Path to College and Career Readiness

Zone 126 focuses on building the cradle-to-career pipeline for children and families in Astoria + Long Island City. This Cradle to Career Convening will spotlight the work happening in our school and through partner programs that is being done to prepare youth in high school for college and career.

Guest Speaker: Principal Vivian Selenikas, Long Island City High School (Q450), Brian Dever, Let's Get Ready! Executive Director


Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM


Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens

21-12 30th Rd, Queens, NY 11102


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This focus area serves children and their families from birth to ages five.


This focus area serves children and their families from kindergarten to eighth grade.


This focus area serves youth from ninth grade to college and career.

family engagement

This focus area serves to deeply involve parents and other family members into Zone programs and become engaged in their child’s education.

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