What’s the Word, Mike?

Community Education Council 31 President Michael Reilly has been sharing important information with the Staten Island Community via Facebook. Now you can read about the trending topics every month in Mike’s column in Staten Island Parent.

Read Mike’s latest columns below!

December 2019Early Voting & Its Impact on Schools in 2020

November 2019From Staten Island to Ireland, the Emerald Isle

October 2019 School Diversity Advisory Group Recommends Eliminating Gifted & Talented and Screened Programs from Schools

September 2019ACES Program Approved For Staten Island

August 2019A Controlled Bow Hunt

July 2019 – The New York City School Safety Fund

June 2019Staten Island Families Call for Expansion of ACES Programs

April 2019Self-Reporting of Vehicle Collisions

March 2019 – Staten Island to Albany

February 2019Sandy Ground

January 2019New Role….Same Passion

December 2018A.M.B.E.R Alerts: America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response

November 2018Registered Sex Offenders: What Parents Need to Know

October 2018New Leadership for Staten Island Public Schools

September 2018 The New Jersey Youth Challenge Academy

August 2018Protecting Our Future: Addressing School Security Challenges in America

July 2018Mental Illness – Breaking the Stigma

June 2018Archery and Rifle Shooting Programs in NYS Public Schools– Should They be Banned?

May 2018The Dangers of Meeting Strangers for Online Purchases or Exchanges

April 2018 Teaching Students Skills for Real-Life Work

March 2018Securing Our Schools

February 2018Building Empathy, Equity and Excellence!

January 2018New Charter High School Approved For Staten Island

December 2017Comfort Dogs: Helping Students and Staff

November 2017 What’s in a Name? New York State Learning Standards (the New Common Core)

October 2017New York State Constitutional Convention…Yes or No?

September 2017Does Your Child Have a Sleep Disorder?

August 2017Cashless Tolls, Carpool Programs and more; What Staten Island Drivers Should Know

July 2017Charter School for Dyslexia Planned for Staten Island

June 2017The State Legislature Must Stop Kicking the Can on Mayoral Control

May 2017Syringes on Our Streets: How to Report Illegal Drug Activity

April 2017April is Earth Month!

March 2017Why Are Helicopters Flying Over My House?

February 2017Raise Your Hand For Our Kids…Your Voice Matters!

January 2017 – Outdoor Recess Policy

December 2016Traffic Safety & Enforcement

November 2016Driving High: An Increasing Concern

October 2016Emergency Incidents at Schools

September 2016Back to School: Opportunities for Parents and Families to Get Involved

August 2016 Scam Alerts – Don’t Be A Victim!

July 2016 (web only)“Ready, Set, Pokemon G”….But Use Caution!

July 2016New School Coming to the North Shore

June 2016Staten Island Drug Awareness Resources for Schools

May 2016Digital Footprints