Celebrate College Awareness Day on January 11
These fifth graders and staff members at Brooklyn’s P.S. 66 helped celebrate College Awareness Day last year.
This January 11, the DOE will celebrate the City’s second annual College Awareness Day, a citywide public schools event meant to encourage families and school staff members to talk with children about college and other postsecondary activities and programs. Throughout the day, schools across City will be raising awareness about what college is and why it matters for City students and their families through activities, workshops, and class presentations from City schools alumni.
“As the first person in my family to attend college, I know the importance of early conversations and planning around college and careers, and that’s exactly what College Awareness Day is doing,” said Chancellor Carmen Fariña regarding this year’s event.
Students from P.S. 135 in Queens became honorary members of Syracuse University’s #OrangeNation during last year’s College Awareness Day.
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