PASE's Emerging Leaders in Nonprofit Management: A Course for Youth Program Professionals is a comprehensive, twelve-session nonprofit management course which provides training to future executive leaders in NYC’s afterschool field, offered in partnership with the Baruch College Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs.
For over a decade, PASE’s course has offered lectures and practical discussions that merge the talents and experiences of Baruch’s professors with insights from seasoned nonprofit professionals from the PASE community. Class sessions provide a strong theoretical base for understanding issues facing nonprofits, while offering practical ways to improve critical aspects of management, including: strategic planning; financial management; human resources; fundraising; advocacy; board relations; and evaluation, among other topics. The Emerging Leaders course has yielded diverse, and uniformly positive, results for its over 300 alumni, including career advancement and increased long-term commitment to the youth-serving community.
Below are capstone teams and their topics.
Katherine Gomez, ASPIRA of New York
Priscila Ortiz, Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation
Wéma Ragophala, Brooklyn Arts Council
Malcolm Skinner, CUNY Tutor Corps
Olalekan Ajalaagbo, Brooklyn Neighborhood Improvement Association
Fatima Balancier, Chinese-American Planning Council
Claudia Esteva, Zone 126
Delsy Sandoval, St. Nicks Alliance
Naisha Blijd, Partnership with Children
Enya O’Riordan, Breakthrough New York
Rosemary Polanco, Brownsville Multi-Service Family Health Center
Jesse Stayton, York College Continuing & Professional Education Center
Sheldon Brown, Opus Dance Theatre & Community Services
Maureen Gardner, SCAN New York
Daniel Posada, Hispanic Information and Telecommunications
Deanne Channer, Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services
Taejha Richardson, ExpandED Schools
Kristin Short, The Fresh Air Fund
John Stanesco, Coalition for Hispanic Family Services