QUEENS, NY – Borough President Melinda Katz will hold a regular meeting of the Queens Parent Advisory Board on Wednesday, December 10. This month’s topic will be the Department of Education’s (DOE’s) Gifted and Talented (G&T) Program and include guest speakers from the DOE.

WHAT: Queens Parent Advisory Board Meeting About G&T Program
WHERE: Queens Borough Hall (Borough President’s 2nd Floor Conference Room)
120-55 Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens
WHEN: Wednesday, December 10th at 6:00 PM
WHO: MELINDA KATZ, Queens Borough President
DANIEL HILDRETH, Department of Education Office of Student Enrollment
DREW PATTERSON, Department of Education Office of District Planning.

About the Parent Advisory Board
The Parent Advisory Board gives Queens public school parents an opportunity to be heard on education issues and concerns and provides a forum to meet with senior city and state DOE officials. The meetings are open to the public, especially any and all parents with children in the public school system. The Board is chaired by BP Katz, BP Katz’s Panel for Education Policy (PEP) appointee Debra Dillingham, and BP Katz’s Education Director Monica Gutierrez. The Board is comprised of Parent Teacher Association (PTA) members, Parent Coordinators, Community Education Councils (CECs) in school Districts 24-30, Education Committee Chairs of each Community Board and BP Katz’s appointees to the PEP and CECs. The Board meets at Borough Hall monthly.