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PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES
Wednesday, November 5th, 5:30 - 8:00pm
Friday, November 7th, 12:30 - 2:50pm

PTA MEETING
Thursday, November 6th, 6:30pm


SHSAT Update

Larry Cary, president of the Brooklyn Tech Alumni Foundation and a leader of the Coalition of Specialized High Schools Alumni Organizations wrote, "Our public school system shouldn't lower the bar for admission to its best high schools. It should move to close the achievement gap by improving the quality of the education in schools serving African-American and Latino children."

Opinions and Articles


Teacher Feature

Check out our new "Teacher Feature" page and read about our fabulous teachers and staff.

Sidney Kivanoski, Social Studies
This is my 20th year teaching Social Studies at Tech. I am particularly looking forward to another year of advising Progressive Student Awareness, a club that addresses issues of social justice. PSA has existed for about 18 years and has become something of an institution here at Tech. Every week the club discusses a particular issue that members may feel they need a better grasp on or want to discuss with other students. Some of these are issues raised in a weekly collection of articles I compile to help them understand the debates underlying the news. We have held numerous events with a number of guest speakers at Tech every year. These are open to the whole school and we draw 50-75 students to these events. The students also, on their own, arrange to attend events outside the school. Our members have appeared on the radio as well and have been speakers on stage at rallies - I was specifically asked to provide kids from PSA and am particularly proud of that. Finally the students maintain a PSA Facebook page with over 200 members to further discuss and organize around these issues

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Teachers/staff we want to hear from you!  Let us know if you just got a new degree or honor, are starting a special project in a class or club that involves our kids, had a teachable moment, or want to honor another faculty member.  Please email us your information! 

Parents - If you spot an especially dedicated teacher, an interesting assignment, or any other special classroom experience at Tech, we want to hear from you, too. Just email us to share.


 

Donating

We still need your support! Every single dollar makes a difference to our kids and their years at Tech.

The school and our students need your support more than ever.

Download a copy of the donation form (also in chinese), or donate online. The more money we raise at the start of the school year, the more we can help our students!

Participation in our annual appeal is easy and painless when you spread payment out over the academic year. The PTA is a 501(c)(3) corporation, eligible for most employers' matching gift funds. Please ask your employer if your gift qualifies. We recommend donations of $500 per year ($50 x 10 months) per student, but any amount is greatly appreciated and put to excellent use. Thank you! 

Check Us Out Online

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Twitter: Follow us twitter.com/brooklyntechpta
 


Shop & Support

There are many ways you can shop and donate to TECH at no cost to you. 

SHARE our Amazon Fundraising Link with Friends & Family

We've raised over $630 so far this school year through our Amazon fundraising link! When shopping at amazon CLICK HERE FIRST and the PTA will receive a donation at no additional cost to you.

 

To earn extra for the PTA with just one added click: Go to GoodShop.com, designate Brooklyn Technical High School PTA, click on one of the 2800 participating stores including Lands' End  (under featured stores on the GoodShop.com homepage).
 

Enroll your Target REDCard in Target's Take Charge of Education program and designate "Brooklyn Technical High School" to receive 1% of your REDCard purchases.  If you don't already have a Red Card, you can enroll and get 5% off all purchases at Target.