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Free workshops for parents and guardians of eligible and participating students!


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Active y vea la Cuenta de Beca NYC de su hijo/a (Español)

Todas las familias de kínder, primer grado y segundo grado en el Programa de Ahorro para la Universidad (Save for College Program) de NYC Kids RISE, ahora pueden activar y ver la Cuenta de Beca NYC gratuita con $100 iniciales de sus hijos/as para la universidad y la formación profesional. En este taller, nuestro equipo […]

Choose the Right College and Career Savings Account (English with Arabic and Mandarin Interpretation)

In school year 2023-2024, kindergarten, first grade, and second grade students at NYC public schools (including participating charter schools) can join the Program, no matter their family income or immigration status. Eligible children are automatically enrolled and receive a free NYC Scholarship Account with an initial $100 unless their parents or guardians choose not to […]


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.

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