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ICS Celebrates Women’s History Month

Every year during the month of March, we have the chance to study, observe and celebrate the vital role of women in American History.  This year, Integration Charter Schools (ICS) helped raise student awareness of women’s history through a variety of lessons, activities, presentations, and campaigns.  In our elementary division, students under Ms. Katrina Winslow’s tutelage created banners and learned about the […]

ICS Hosts 9th Annual Futures Of Education Luncheon

On Friday, March 29th, 2019, Integration Charter Schools hosted its 9th annual Futures Of Education Luncheon at the Hilton Garden Inn. With over 250 guests in attendance, the Futures of Education Luncheon celebrated the importance of civic leadership in education. ICS educators, board members, community partners, public school educators, community leaders, and local organizations all took […]

Meet the Principal: Mr. Ryan Melis of New Ventures

When Principal Ryan Melis began his ICS career, he had no idea he was going to end up as the principal of one of the premier transfer high schools in New York City. After joining ICS in 2011 as a substitute teaching assistant, Melis has worn a variety of different hats within the organization. He’s […]

Meet our February Teachers and Teacher Assistants of the Month

February was yet again another exciting month within the hallowed halls of Integrated Charter School. All year long educators from Lavelle Prep Charter School, New Ventures Charter School, and The Nicotra Early College Charter School inspire and prepare our students to be the leaders of tomorrow. From Lavelle Prep Elementary, ICS recognizes Alessandra DeMeo and […]

Meet Our January Teachers And TA’s Of The Month

Every month we honor and recognize the talented educators and staff members that best exemplify our treasured ICS values. This month from Lavelle Prep Elementary, ICS recognizes Pedro Gonzalez and Kristie Stapleton as Teacher of the Month. Also from Lavelle Prep Elementary, ICS recognizes Laura Healy and Christina Cormican as the January Teacher Assistant of […]

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Dr. Byalin to Receive the Louis R. Miller Business Leadership Award

On Thursday, February 13th our very own Ken Byalin, PhD. will be honored as a recipient of the Louis R. Miller Business Leadership Award, in the Not-for-Profit Businessperson category, by the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce. The awards, which are sponsored by M&T Bank and presented by the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce and the Staten […]

Meet Our December Teachers, TA’s, and Support Staff of the Month!

This December, Integration Charter Schools educators and support staff went above and beyond to create an enriching learning experience for our student body. Our December teachers, teacher assistants, and support staff members of the month surpassed our expectations and created an immersive educational experience for our students, staff and all involved in the ICS family. […]

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Meet Our November Teachers and Teacher Assistants of the Month

At ICS, our diverse team of dedicated and highly qualified educators not only prioritize our student’s education but also contribute passionately to the growth and development of our charter network. This November, our talented teachers and teacher assistants served not only as leaders in the classroom but also as leaders and mentors to fellow peers […]