Updates for 2022-2023

Learn- Meeting Flyer November.pdf

District 20 CEC Meeting

The Community Education Council for District 20 Welcomes You to Join us for our November 2022 Calendar and Business Meetings

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Time: 6:00 PM Calendar Meeting. Business Meeting to follow

Location: Hybrid.

In-person: P.S. 69 Vincent D. Grippo School, 6302 9th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220.

Please refer to DOE School Visitor requirements at: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-life/health-and-wellness/covid-information/health-and-safety-in-our-schools

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Virtual: Please register using the link below

Interpretation services in Arabic, Spanish, and Mandarin can be found in our agenda flyer!


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Topics: Calendar Meeting: Council President’s Report, Superintendent’s Report, Public Comment, Program Presentations

Speaker sign-up sheet: Will be available at 6:00 PM on November 12th


Annual FERPA notification

Parents' Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) gives parents and students age 18 and older rights over student education records. The Parents’ Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security provides you with additional rights, and Chancellor’s Regulation A-820 provide additional information.

September 21, 2022 September 28, 2022 October 6, 2022

September 16, 2022

September Health and Wellness Day- Meet your Buddy Day


There are no Parent Teacher Conferences at PS 69 on Thursday, September 15, 2022.

August 31, 2022

Grades, Attendance, and Messaging for Families

Dear Families,

I hope you are having a wonderful summer break.

As we begin our preparations for the first day of school, I want to let you know that this year, our school will begin to use the new DOE-created Grades, Attendance, and Messaging applications.

These tools are designed to help you monitor your child’s progress, increase your ability to stay informed, and connect directly with our school’s teachers and administrators, while keeping your child’s personal information as safe as possible.

In the fall, all the information from these new applications will be available to families in the NYC Schools Account (NYCSA) Portal. Currently, you can see your child’s report cards, view attendance, update important contact information, and more in NYCSA. If you have not created a NYCSA account, please create one before school starts on September 8. If you need help creating a NYCSA account, please contact Ms. Coluccio at pcoluccio@schools.nyc.gov.

Just below you’ll find a brief overview of the applications. Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions.

Best Regards,

Jaynemarie Capetanakis

Grades, Attendance, and Messaging Family Guide

The DOE Grades application is an electronic gradebook for teachers.

  • Teachers can create and grade assignments while maintaining all data fully secure and within the DOE.

  • Teachers can import assignments from our school’s Learning Management System, [iLearn/Google Classroom], meaning that teachers will not have to do duplicate data entry.

  • Students will be able to see assignments and assignment-level grades from the DOE Grades application in TeachHub in the fall.

  • Parents will be able to see assignments and assignment-level grades in the NYC Schools Account (NYCSA) Portal in the fall.

DOE Attendance is an electronic attendance tool.

  • Families already have access to their child’s attendance in NYC Schools Account (NYCSA) Portal.

  • Teachers and school administrators will be able to quickly and securely update student attendance throughout the day.

The new DOE Messaging application offers multiple methods for outreach to families, such as voice calls, emails, and SMS texts.

  • Our school staff will be able to send families messages by course/class, by grade, or even to the entire school.

  • Messages can be sent in English and the nine DOE languages