CURRENT PROGRAM YEAR HOLIDAY SCHEDULE: BKS central office & centers are closed for staff & students on: Feb. 20, May 29, and June 19, 2023.

News & Press

NY1's Inside City Hall December 2022Dec 2022 | NY1’s Inside City Hall interviews BKS Executive Director, Mel Jackman, on the Yuletide Ball, the Sensory Gym, and early childhood education WATCH

Oct 2022 | Brooklyn Paper & BK Reader commemorate the BKS launch of the ground-breaking Fran Bernstein Sensory Gym

News 12 March 2022 March 2022 | News 12 The Bronx features Executive Director, Mel Jackman, to discuss high quality education in underserved communities and dismantling stereotypes WATCH

Dec 2021 | 101st Yuletide Ball Highlights

Sept 2021 | City & State New York interviews Mel Jackman as BKS welcomes students back to school after weathering the pandemic

Power of Two August 2021Aug 2021 | Power of Two’s Executive Director, Erasma Beras-Monticciolo, and Mel Jackman discuss early childhood education, Mel’s trajectory and inspirations, and more WATCH

Jan 2021 | Brooklyn Eagle commemorates the Yuletide Ball at 100 years

Sept 2020 | Brooklyn Eagle features BKS’ appointment of Mel Jackman

PRESS RELEASE | BKS appoints Melisha Jackman as Executive Director

Explore more news & press in our archive, featuring selected Newsletters, Annual Reports, Yuletide Journals, and press before 2020.