AHRC NYC Education Staff Attend Senator Andrew Gounardes’s Kids Town Hall

by Christina Muccioli, Vice President of Education, AHRC NYC On Sunday, January 12th, Senator Andrew S. Gounardes held a Town Hall and Resource Fair at Edward B. Shallow JHS 227 in Brooklyn.  Also in attendance were AHRC NYC’s Vice President of Education, Christina Muccioli, Principal Christopher Uccellini of AHRC Middle/High School, and Matthew Schultz, the Psychologist from Brooklyn Blue Feather Elementary School. AHRC NYC’s elementary school and middle/high school reside…

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Introducing New Principals at Astoria Blue Feather and AHRC Middle/High School

AHRC New York City’s Education Department wants to formally recognize our two new principals for the 2019-20 school years, Sandra Evangelista and Christopher Uccellini. Sandra has been promoted as Principal to Astoria Blue Feather Early Learning Center (ELC) in Astoria, Queens. Sandra has worked at Astoria since 2005. Initially, she was hired as a special…

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Celebrating the Graduates of AHRC NYC’s School-Age Programs

“Pomp and Circumstance” rang through Kings County on June 25 and June 26 as students from Brooklyn Blue Feather Elementary School (BBF) and AHRC Middle/High School (MHS) celebrated their graduation days. Both ceremonies were filled with emotions, music, and recognition of the great strides made by remarkable children and young adults. Brooklyn Blue Feather Elementary…

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Team-Building Event at Brooklyn Blue Feather Elementary Brings Staff Together

Brooklyn Blue Feather Elementary School held its first Team-Building Day on the afternoon of November 15, 2018.  Despite the snowy weather, the event, led by John Goodson, Assistant Director of AHRC NYC’s Educational Services, was a great success.  Staff participated in four team-building activities, (Story Starters, Four Corners, Building Bridges, and Silent Tower) which were…

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Teens Take the Met

During a gorgeous spring evening on Friday, May 20th, the Metropolitan Museum of Art opened its doors for an event titled Teens Take the Met, which invited teenagers across New York City to visit the museum during evening hours, to enjoy art making, performances, gallery activities, music, dancing, and more. Students were allowed into the museum for…

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Wings for Autism Soars to New Heights in Second Year

Going to the airport can be a traumatic experience for anybody, but for children with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities, the long check-in lines, constant noise, and cramped cramped conditions of airline travel can present special challenges. The Arc’s Wings for Autism program was developed to provide families with an airport rehearsal experience that allows them to undergo the…

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