Ethel Salomon of Highland Park will manage the Queens Parent Education Center of Hidden Sparks, a nonprofit focused on providing teachers and parents with the tools to support struggling students in mainstream Jewish day schools and yeshivas. Before beginning that position, Ms. Salomon was the director of special services at the Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva in Edison and at the Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey in River Edge. The Queens Parent Education Center opened on August 30 with a virtual program where experts offeredg tips to parents to help their children prepare for the start of the school year.
The center, established in conjunction with Catapult Learning and funded by the New York City Department of Education will provide Zoom workshops for all yeshiva and day school parents, and individual counseling sessions for parents of students receiving educational support through the DOE’s Title I program. For more information, go to hiddensparks.org/parent-education-center.