Healthfirst and TD Bank Honor New York City Department of Education Parent Coordinators
February 8, 2012
NEW YORK, NY, February 8, 2012 – On Friday, February 10th, Healthfirst and TD Bank kickoff the 2012 annual breakfast series honoring NYC Department of Education Parent Coordinators.
Parent Coordinators work with school principals to engage families and assist them with information pertaining to their children’s school community. This breakfast event will recognize 150-200 local Parent Coordinators from Queens districts, including members of the Parents Teachers Association (PTA), Parents Association (PA), and Community Education Council Boards.
Senator L. Shirley Huntley (D, 10th Senate District) is hosting the opening breakfast at York College in Queens (Faculty Dining Room, 94 - 20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11451) from 8:30am-11:30am. Honorees will receive Certificates of Appreciation presented by Senator Huntley.
“We recognize the tremendous contribution NYC Department of Education Parent Coordinators provide to school administrators, families, students and community organizations,” said Pat Wang, Healthfirst President and CEO. “Healthfirst is pleased to partner with TD Bank to make this special ceremony possible.”
Additional breakfasts are scheduled throughout the spring in the boroughs of Brooklyn, the Bronx and Manhattan, hosted by elected officials – Senator Kevin Parker, Senator Ruth Hassell- Thompson and Senator Bill Perkins - in the respective school districts.
Established in 1993, Healthfirst is a not-for-profit managed care organization that offers low or no-cost health insurance to eligible individuals and families living in the New York metropolitan area and New Jersey. It provides a variety of government-sponsored health insurance programs, including New York State's Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, as well as Medicare Advantage. The Healthfirst family of companies includes Healthfirst in New York, Healthfirst NJ in New Jersey, and Senior Health Partners (SHP), a managed long term care plan serving Medicaid-eligible clients in New York City. For more information, visit the company's websites at www.healthfirst.organd www.healthfirstnj.org.