Chancellor Dennis Walcott has a packed school-visit schedule for his last day of classes as chancellor. But he won’t be leaving his home borough on Friday.
According to a schedule distributed by the Department of Education, Walcott will start the day by walking his grandsons to school at P.S. 36 in Queens and will end it with a visit to his own alma mater, I.S. 192. In between, he’ll stop by Bard High School Early College Queens (with Mayor Bloomberg) and Queens Metropolitan High School, two schools that opened under Bloomberg, as well as Francis Lewis High School, from which he graduated in 1969.
Walcott also visited Francis Lewis in his first week as chancellor in 2011. In general, his school-visit pace was far faster than that of his two immediate predecessors, Cathie Black and Joel Klein. He told GothamSchools this week that visiting schools was a highlight of his administration.