Accountability

Brooklyn High School Superintendency
1780 Ocean Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11230

Contact: Adele Martin
Conflict Resolution Specialist
Tel: 718.758.7659
Fax: 718.758.7620

**Program Description**

The key concepts of our extended day program are to provide students with: conflict resolution skills and multicultural diversity skills instruction; instruction in the arts at cultural institutions to promote literacy; instruction in writing skills; and peer education training as a means of reaching an increased number of students and as part of a commitment to community service learning which will impact on the entire school community will take place during regular school days, after school sessions, and on Saturdays.

 

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Brooklyn Studio High School, Principal: Harold Epstein
The National Conference for Community and Justice

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Clara Barton High School, Principal: Jacqueline Foster
Leadership Program, Inc., the NYU Creative Arts Team, and the Tenement Museum

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Bushwick High School, Principal: Renee Pollack
Leadership Program, Inc., The NYU Creative Arts Team, The Tenement Museum

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Canarsie High School, Principal: Joel Shapiro
Leadership Program, Inc., NYU Creative Arts Team

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John Dewey High School, Principal: Jay Berman
National Conference for Community and Justice, Tenement Museum, Outward Bound

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East New York Transit Technology High School, Principal: Myrna Walters
NYU Creative Arts Team, Tenement Museum and Outward Bound

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Erasmus Business and Technology High School, Myrna Walters
Leadership Program, Inc., NYU Creative Arts Team, Anti-Defamation League

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Leon M. Goldstein High School, Principal: Constance Ranieri
National Conference for Community and Justice, Tenement Museum

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Thomas Jefferson High School, Principal: Lena Medley
NYU Creative Arts Team

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James Madison High School, Principal: Sandra Abrams
NYU Creative Arts Team, Tenement Museum

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William Maxwell High School. Barbara Elk
Leadership Program, Inc., NYU Creative Arts Team, Tenement Museum

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Middle College High School, Principal: Charles Majors
NYU Creative Arts Team, Tenement Museum

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Midwood High School
National Conference for Community and Justice, Tenement Museum

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New Utrecht High School, Principal: Howard Lucks
NYU Creative Arts Team, Tenement Museum

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Prospect Heights High School, Principal: Herbert Murdock
Leadership Program, Inc., NYU Creative Arts Team, Tenement Museum

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Science Skills High School, Principal: David Morris
National Conference for Community and Justice, Tenement Museum

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Sheepshead Bay High School, Principal: Susan Friedman
NYU Creative Arts Team, National Conference for Community and Justice, Tenement Museum

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South Shore High School, Principal: Steven Berger
Leadership Program, Inc., NYU Creative Arts Team, Anti-Defamation League

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Samuel Tilden High School, Principal: J.E. Miskiewicz
Leadership Program, Inc. National Conference for Community and Justice, Tenement

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George Wingate High School, Principal: Malaika Bermiss
Leadership Program, Inc., NYU Creative Arts Team, Anti-Defamation League, Tenement Museum

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Erasmus Humanities High School, Principal: Carolyn Wagner
National Conference for Community and Justice, Tenement Museum

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Erasmus Science & Mathematics High School, Verna Simpson-Vadnos
NYU Creative Arts Team, Tenement Museum

Program Activities:

The National Conference for Community will provide a cadre of students with intensive leadership and multicultural diversity skills training. After participation in a leadership retreat, these students will attend after school and Saturday sessions in which they will design and implement peer-to-peer workshops as a means of turnkeying their training to peers during and after school hours and/or during Saturday programs.

The Leadership Program will provide instruction in nonviolent conflict resolution and help pupils develop leadership skills, such as personal and social responsibility, goal orientation, confidence, etc. through direct services to students, parent involvement, and professional development for teachers. Extended day sessions will focus on creative a cadre of peer educators who will turnkey their training to peers.

The NYU Creative Arts Team will provide direct services to students designed to promote literacy skills, violence prevention skills, and increase and enhance students' health and wellness. NYU CAT will conduct both workshops and performances to which parents will be invited.

The Tenement Museum and the Eldridge Street Synagoge will provide direct services to students in understanding multicultural diversity and the immigrant experience and working with primary documents to enhance literacy skills.

Last Updated: May 13, 2009