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The City School District of New Rochelle commits to fostering a trusting and collaborative environment that honors the multiple perspectives, histories, cultures, and hopes for our students, families, and community at large.  Through authentic, inclusive, and engaging experiences, we will contribute to educating and nurturing the whole child as empowered change agents.

The City School District of New Rochelle recognizes the connection between student success, family and community engagement as a key lever for student success.   

We have two primary goals: First, we intend to strengthen home-school connections by finding ways to engage parents and strengthen our outreach efforts. Second, we will increase our partnerships with community agencies and organizations to strategically support students and families across our district.   

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Working Together

We are excited to continue to engage and empower our families to be co-partners in educating students

This year we are rolling out a multi-tiered approach that includes: 

  • a variety of school-based engagement events;

  • parent leadership liaisons at each school community, and

  • workshops designed to support families by providing additional information on topics requested by families

  • district sub-committees where parents will be encouraged to share their input and voice

We look forward to creating family engagement social events to invite our school community to gather around food, music, dance, and cultural festivities.

Events will be held on campuses and in various spaces around the community. These events will be shared with families and updated on our district’s website.

Please see below to see our comprehensive list of events, which will be continuously updated.


Special Education Survey

Special Education Parent Survey Links can be found below. Please take a moment to complete the survey.


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The deadline for completion is Friday, May 17th. 

Events and Resources

Family and Community Engagement Highlights

City School District of New Rochelle Programs

Title I

The District is committed to developing and implementing programs, activities, and procedures that encourage and support the participation of parents of students eligible for Title I services in all aspects of their children's education.

Board of Education Parent and Family Engagement Policy

For more information on Title I Parent and Family Engagement programs, please contact Tiara Reyes-Vega, Director of Instructional Support, at

Family and Community Engagement Team


Eddie Castro is the Director of Family and Community Engagement. He joined the City School District of New Rochelle in March 2022.

He completed his graduate studies in Developmental and Educational Psychology at Boston College with an interest in developing students' resiliency within students. Eddie served in different school leadership roles in Boston, Chicago, and New York City and understands the transformative power of building school communities with diverse learning and enrichment opportunities to support students and families. 

Eddie completed his educational leadership training at the College of Saint Rose and has a bachelor's degree in Human Development and Psychological Services from Northwestern University.   

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