Carolyne Quintana, Executive Director

Our Vision

The Affinity Schools NYCDOE Citywide Office will help all students realize their fullest potential with the aligned support of the Citywide Office, Superintendent teams, and Affinity Partner organizations.

Our Mission

The Affinity Schools NYCDOE Citywide Office provides support and advocacy for 162 schools across NYC so that each school can enact its unique vision given the context of its Affinity Group affiliation and continuously improve in its efforts to ensure all students’ academic, emotional, and social success.


  • NYC Public Schools move to remote learning for all students
  • Remote learning resources, instructions and how-tos for teachers, students and parents
  • Providers Offering FREE Wi-Fi or Special Accommodations for 60 Days
  • NYCDOE Remote Learning Portal
  • Create Your NYC Schools Account

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