Building futures for our children together

Great schools exist because parents unite and advocate for our children together. This is who District 17 strives to be.

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Community Education Council 17

Photographed: Members of the 2017-2019 Council, Community School District 17 Superintendent Clarence Ellis, Executive Superintendent Barbara Freeman, and New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza

We are CEC17!

We are Community Education Council 17, serving a diverse, thriving community which includes Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, East Flatbush, Prospect Lefferts Gardens, and families in surrounding areas.

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Are you interested in enrolling your child in a District 17 school? We would love to have you! Click here to learn more about becoming a part of our family.

Building Community

Our communities are strong because our parent community is strong. Click here to learn how to be a part of advocating for our children.

Support for Every Child

From Title 1 to English Language Learners to children with special needs, we have resources to help you advocate for your child. Click here to learn more.

"Education must not simply teach work—it must teach life." —W.E.B. DuBois

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