Kindergarten and first grade families! If your child is enrolled in an NYC public school (including participating charter schools) they have a free NYC Scholarship Account for college and career training with an initial $100 from NYC Kids RISE. Join us to learn how to activate your child’s account, and receive even more money for […]
This calendar features free workshops for parents and guardians of eligible and participating students!
About this calendar
- This calendar does not include training or professional development workshops for school staff or community stakeholders.
- Workshops are added to the calendar as they become available.
- Workshops allow participants to ask questions directly to presenters and be referred to NYC Kids RISE staff members for individual support.
- For support with finding the right event for you, contact us via email or phone.
- Recorded versions of past workshops are available on our YouTube channel.
Which workshop should you attend?
Save for College Information Session
This information session introduces parents and guardians to the NYC Kids RISE Save for College Program, including who is eligible to participate, how the Program works, and how parents or guardians can take foundational steps (Building Blocks) to earn rewards for their child’s college and career training.
Activate and View Your Child’s NYC Scholarship Account
Is your family ready to take the first foundational step in the Save for College Program? At this workshop, parents and guardians will learn how to activate and view their child’s NYC Scholarship Account (Building Block 1). Families will also learn about the other foundational steps of the Program (Building Block 2 and 3).
Choose the Right College and Career Savings Account
How can parents and guardians build on the money invested in their child’s NYC Scholarship Account? Join this workshop to learn about the college and career saving account options available for your child through the Save for College Program. Opening and connecting a savings account to your child’s NYC Scholarship Account is the second foundational step in the Program (Building Block 2).
Meet the College and Career Savings Experts
Are you looking for more information on how to save for your child’s college and career training? This interactive panel discussion will explain the college and career savings account options available through the Save for College Program. A financial counselor will provide tips and answer questions about how families can save.
My Kid is Going to College
How can parents and guardians plan ahead for their child’s college and career journey? This interactive workshop will introduce families to different types of college and career training, the cost of higher education, and available resources. Participants will learn how the Save for College Program fits into their child’s educational future and will be encouraged to share their own stories and experiences in order to learn from one another.