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kapa gny

29th Teacher's day celebration


korean american parents association of greater new york, inc.

May 25, 2022

Dear: Distinguish Guests                                                 


Welcome to the 29th Annual Teachers Day celebration, it is pleased and absolute honored to host the event tonight.


I thank God for kept us safe and able to survive the difficulty with pandemics and have a chance to meet once again tonight. KAPA-GNY advocates for the families and community that have trouble with cultural, linguistic and educational differences between United States and Korea.


KAPA-GNY implemented spirit of respect your teachers as parents three decades and encouraging parents to involve in their child schools.


Thank you for continues support and cooperation for last 29th years. Sincere appreciation to extraordinarily guests; Consul General of the Republic of Korea in New York, Ambassador. Chung, Byung Hwa,  Elected Officials, New York State and New York City Department of Education, Superintendents, Principals, Teachers, Parent Coordinators, School Food Services, community leaders, local business, churches and parents. We are unite in our children’s education and their future. Happy Teachers, Happy Children!


Thank you.

Christine Colligan, President, KAPA-GNY


  Korean American Parents Association of Greater New York, Inc.
(Aa Known as KAPAGNY)
Korean American Parents Association of Greater New York (KAPANY) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan, education and community advocacy organization. Since 1990, KAPANY has been dedicated to promoting the active participation of Asian-American parents in the public school system and to building a relationship between parents and schools based on mutual respect and understanding.

뉴욕한인학부모협회는 공립학교와 학부모의 소통하는 매체로서 뉴욕시 공립학교의 최신 교육정보를 제공합니다.매월5월에는 스승의날을 개최하여 공립학교 교장, 교사들을 초대하여한국의 문화를 소개하고 한국부모들의 중요한 안건에 대해서 알리고 교류 합니다.매달 학부모를 위한 미팅을 개최하여 각종 중요한 교육에 대한 사안을 업데이트하며학부모의 교육의 파트너와 네비게이터 역할을 합니다.대표적인 대외 활동은 일본해를 동해로 공립학교 교과서를 정정 표기하기,설날을 공립학교 공휴일로 제정 캠페인, 일본전범기 퇴출 운동 등 멀티테스크로 일하고 있습니다.


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