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Celebrating Math & Statistics Awareness Month

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April 14, 2021
In honor of Math and Statistics Awareness Month, we sat down with Rodolpho Loureiro, the UA’s Math Program manager. Rodolpho supports teachers across the UA network in math instruction, curricular needs, data literacy, and runs the UA’s signature Algebra Success Program. Prior to joining the UA, he served in numerous school-based roles, including being a math teacher, grade level dean, and a Principal. Check out what the double-ivy league math wiz has to share about his journey and the importance of student-centered math education Where did you grow up? I grew up in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, right und
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Building Bonds, Reimagining Communities - SEL Day 2021

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March 22, 2021
NEWS RELEASE Contact: Raine Martin For Immediate Release Director of Advancement March 17, 2021 Urban Assembly 646-278-4383 rmartin@urbanassembly.org Building Bonds, Reimagining Communities - SEL Day 2021 JOIN THOUSANDS OF EDUCATORS AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS AROUND THE WORLD IN CELEBRATING THE 2ND ANNUAL SEL DAY ON MARCH 26TH NEW YORK (NY), March 2021 - On Friday, March 26th, thousands of educators, community organizers, and individuals around the world will celebrate the second annual International Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Day. Spearheaded by the Urban Assembly and SEL4US, this year’s theme, Building Bonds, Reimagining Communities, recognizes and reinforces the ways in which individuals, schools, a
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Black History Month: Honoring BIPOC School Leadership

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February 24, 2021
Roony Vizcaino is not just a New York City Public School Principal. He is the dream of our public school system - living, breathing, championing, and replicating what is possible when opportunity is offered and taken. Growing up between the Bronx, Manhattan, and Brooklyn - depending on where the rent was due - Principal Viz (as he’s known to his school community), was educated in the same classrooms he leads today. As a man of color, Viz remembers his opportunities felt limited. There were no people in school leadership that looked like him, and no one was looking for a
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Free Webinar: Cultivating Engagement Through Differentiation of Virtual Writing Assignments

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January 14, 2021
Access Here! In this webinar, we will review strategies for increasing student engagement through skillful differentiation of virtual writing assignments in Google Classroom. We will discuss several strategies including the following: writing clear student directions, having clear criteria for success, providing models, and using sentence starters, outlines, and graphic organizers to support student achievement. It contains numerous examples of differentiation strategies you can use in writing assignments for ALL subjects and an opportunity for practice before applying into your own assignments.
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Q&A with UASEM Graduate Ethan Muñoz on National First Responders Day

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October 28, 2020
This #NationalFirstRespondersDay, we spent some time with Ethan Muñoz, a 2017 graduate from the founding class of UA School for Emergency Management (UASEM) who is now an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) with NYU Langone. Read on to find out about his path to being a first responder, and his advice for those who might want to follow in his footsteps: How did you become interested in Emergency Management? When it came time to pick my high school, my mom found a brand new school being advertised that was offering a whole different type of education - and that school was
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