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Parent-Teacher Conferences

posted Mar 2, 2017, 11:07 AM by Mr Baiz

A reminder to all families that Global Tech will be hosting conferences on Thursday, March 16, 2017.

Afternoon: 1:30 - 3:30 PM
Evening: 4:30-7:30 PM

All students will have an early dismissal at 12:15 PM. 

Please come out and learn how we can all work together to support your child's progress!

Welcome Back!

posted Aug 27, 2013, 2:54 PM by Mr Baiz   [ updated Jul 14, 2016, 12:33 PM by Admin GTP ]

From our family to yours, we extend a Global Tech Prep welcome for the 2016-2017 school year.  We hope you had a safe, relaxing summer and are looking forward to a year filled with new ideas, academic challenges, new friendships and personal growth. 

Our first day will be Thursday, September 8.  

Here's what you need to know to get off to a great start:
  • Breakfast is available every morning from 8:05 to 8:35 AM. 
  • Our school day begins promptly at 8:45 AM. Don't be late--we don't want you to miss a moment of the GTP experience!
  • We look forward to seeing you proudly wearing your Global Tech Prep uniform--a GTP shirt and khaki pants, skirt or shorts--the first day and every day (unless, of course, it's you're birthday). 
  • You are welcome to have a cell phone at school, but it must be turned off and kept our of sight during the school day.

GTP and Stuyvesant High Partner for Student Success

posted Mar 18, 2013, 2:32 PM by Nick Siewert

To help Global Tech Prep students do well on the Specialized High School Admissions Test, GTP and Stuyvesant began a partnership this school year. 25 sixth and seventh grade students travel to Stuyvesant one to three times a week where they receive one on one tutoring from Stuyvesant students. The leads on the program at Global Tech are Ms. Evertsz and Ms. Lembo, and the lead at Stuyvesant is school president Stanley Chan. Principal Russell and Principal Zhang met on a trip for educators to visit schools in China in November. It was during this program that they built the partnership between Global Tech and Stuyvesant.

GTP Student Athletes Get Ready for College w/Southern New Hampshire University Visit

posted Mar 17, 2013, 8:32 PM by Nick Siewert

Mark Ouelette, who supports Global Tech through a parternship with CA, Inc., recently came to speak with student athletes about the importance of academics in college. Mark was a college basketball player himself, and attended college on an athletic scholarship. Not only is Mark supporting students by sharing his story, he is also helping to arrange for all Global Tech student athletes to take a trip to Southern New Hampshire University where he is a board member. The students will visit classes, stay overnight in the dorms, attend an athletic event, and meet stellar student athletes. 

GTP/PS 7 Basketball Team Ends a Successful Season

posted Mar 17, 2013, 8:26 PM by Nick Siewert

Global Tech Prep and PS 7 demonstrated cooperation, hard work, athleticism, and sportsmanship by combining the two school's basketball teams into one. The Trailblazers had a great season, making it to the playoffs at the end of the season. John Jimenez was selected to be on the district's All-Star Team, which begins in April.

GTP Students Invited to Speak at Alliance Bernstein

posted Mar 17, 2013, 8:21 PM by Nick Siewert

Students John Jimenez, Nickerson Cineas, and Jean Carlos Jimenez inspired the employees of the investment management company Alliance Bernstein in December at their midtown offices with their stories of hard work and improvement. The students shared how their work with Global Tech and Citizen Schools teachers has allowed them to become excellent students. The boys also discussed how they help one another stay on track at school. Alliance Bernstein is a strong supporter of GTP and Citizen School, most notably through teaching an apprenticeship during the extended learning day to help students develop their entreprenuerial skills.

6th Graders Get Computers

posted Oct 27, 2011, 2:23 PM by Ms. Miller

On Saturday October 22nd the 6th grade students and their families attended the Computers For Youth (CFY) workshop at Global Tech Prep.  They spent the day learning all about their new at home learning centers loaded with a ton of fun and engaging games and tools to help students learn.  They left with their very own flat screen computers loaded with fun academic games to extend learning time.  The goal of CFY is to improve parent-child interaction around learning at home.   Have fun with your new computers 6th graders!

Back to School 2011-2012

posted Sep 1, 2011, 5:03 AM by Ms. Ominiabohs

2011-12 School Start Date Is September 8
The 2011-12 public school year will begin on Thursday, September 8, one day later than previously announced. The Department of Education is making this change to give teachers more time to plan curriculum in line with a set of new, higher expectations for student learning.

Principal Chrystina Russell to Participate in Havard Kennedy School Forum

posted Aug 11, 2011, 8:45 AM by Ms. Ominiabohs

Building a Culture of Innovation in Government An Example from New York City Public Schools

Through the use of real-time information, outside community and corporate partnerships, digital media, and clustering of innovative schools, NYC Department of Education’s iZone is creating a unique community of innovative schools committed to personalizing learning. The webinar will explore any lessons that NYC Schools are learning about the value of networks to the process of innovation. For example, how are their strategies for creating an innovation culture captured and shared with others within the district?




There will be ample time for audience Q&A. To register and to learn about past events in The Power of Social Innovation webinar series, please click here.

Community WOW! held by Citizen Schools [VIDEOS]

posted Feb 4, 2011, 8:03 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Feb 10, 2014, 9:58 AM by Nick Siewert ]

Friday, December 10, 2010 marked the date of a most important and memorable event held at Global Tech - the first Community "WOW!" Showcase presented by Global Tech students and the Citizen Schools group!  Students from the school showcased products, performances and presentations that they created during 10 weeks of Citizen Schools sponsored apprenticeships with architects, NBC executives, finance professionals, Google engineers, NYU students and other professionals.

Global Tech Prep has partnered with Citizen Schools to provide expanded learning days and increase career development at the school from Monday to Thursday each week.  During expanded learning days facilitated by Citizen Schools staff, students join a project-based apprenticeship that allows them to explore various professional and avocational fields.  Professionals from all over the city gather twice a week to mentor and teach students about their fields and provide real-world experience and exposure to potential career paths.  Students respond to these positive role models by applying what they are learning in school to real world problems.

Community WOW!s are celebrations of these unique partnerships.  The December Community WOW! featured student exhibits from the following
apprenticeships: Architecture and Your Imagination, Bringing the Buzz, Dream On, Fashion Forward, Google Bootstrap, iVoices @ GTP, Power Star, Smells Like Success, The Wealth Academy and YouTube Academy. There were also performances by students who participated in the WOrd:
Writing Our Dreams and iVoices@GTP apprenticeships.

We are pleased to share some videos of the event below:

Adonia Hosier - Bringing the Buzz from Global Tech Videos on Vimeo.

Caio Miranda on Computer Programming from Global Tech Videos on Vimeo.

Farhana Hima, the Architect from Global Tech Videos on Vimeo.

Justin Craig - Visualizing our Goals from Global Tech Videos on Vimeo.

The GTP Students Play Lacrosse from Global Tech Videos on Vimeo.

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