Partnership for After School Education


July 06, 2020

Mizzen by Mott

Mizzen by Mott is a new app built with and for afterschool professionals to provide high-quality, engaging learning content and tools to the field. To meet the needs of this moment, the Mizzen team has added new activity playlists and multi-week modules that can be done at home or in small-group settings. Through support from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, this all-in-one tool is free to afterschool educators who are empowering young learners everywhere.

July 06, 2020

Remote Quality Reflection Tool

BellXcel and The Sperling Center for Research and Innovation (SCRI) have created the Remote Quality Reflection Tool to assess and understand remote program quality. This tool is publicly available to empower any program to drive improvement through identifying areas of strength and progress on research-based indicators. They believe that the use of this tool will help to increase the collective knowledge base of remote learning.

July 06, 2020

Summer in the City

Summer in the City is a coalition of 40+ New York City arts and culture organizations who have joined forces to bring NYC public school kids free participatory arts programs all summer long. Real artists, writers, dancers, singers, and musicians of every kind are ready to share their expertise with over 90+ incredible classes to choose from. Classes take place throughout the summer starting July 6, 2020. Registration is now open.

July 06, 2020

Quick Action Consulting

As part of their continued sector-wide response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Community Resource Exchange (CRE) is sponsoring 10 Quick Action Consulting projects for nonprofits serving New York City communities that have been the most impacted by COVID-19. Quick Action Consulting is a customized and targeted consultation that offers support for individual nonprofits in 20-hour engagements, consisting of 3-4 sessions delivered virtually. This offering is grounded in a goal-focused assessment that moves one or two organizational or leadership priorities towards viable decisions and action. Focus areas may include topics such as scenario planning, crisis management, integrating equity in organizational systems and processes, developing and adapting HR policies and practices, team effectiveness, and contingency budgeting. Learn more and submit an application by July 16, 2020.

July 06, 2020

Tech Scholars Online: App Builders

New-York Historical Society's Tech Scholars programs help participants learn to code online in a supportive, all-girl environment. Explore how women across the spectrum of race, class, and sexuality exercised power and effected change. Share under-told stories of women throughout history and code digital projects that make a difference in the world and help fight the gender gap. Tech Scholars Online: App Builders will take place from July 13, 2020 - July 17, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM. Open to High school students, grades 9–12 who self-identify as girls. Register by July 9, 2020.

June 15, 2020

Resources for Anti-Racism and Equity Education

The 50 State Afterschool Networks have put together an initial list of anti-racism and equity teaching resources. The document is set up as a Google spreadsheet with descriptions and live links to various sites, and is sorted into four categories; Resources for Providers Engaging with Children and Youth, Lesson Plans, Tips for Talking about Race with Children and Youth, Book and Film Lists. It is a living and working document, so if you have additional resources to add, please email mdc@ctafterschoolnetwork.org.

June 15, 2020

PEN America Summer Free Speech Advocacy Institute

Designed for talented and ambitious high school and college students, the PEN America Summer Free Speech Advocacy Institute will equip students to become forceful advocates for free speech and civil liberties, on campus and beyond. PEN America will offer two tracks: one for students entering grades 10-12, another for rising and current college students. Each track will offer a crash course in combating major threats to free speech, such as censorship, harassment, and disinformation. Offered virtually on weekdays from July 20, 2020 to July 30, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, the daily schedule will include conversations, presentations, and skills training sessions led by expert legal and policy practitioners from PEN America. Applications are due by June 23, 2020.

June 15, 2020

TKS Talk with Shaloo Garg

The Knowledge Society (TKS) will be hosting a talk with Shaloo Garg, Managing Director, Microsoft, on June 20, 2020 from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM. Shaloo will talk about how startups are playing an important role in disrupting old industries and how Microsoft will contribute in the coming years. This event is specifically targeted to high school and university students, parents, and teachers but everyone is welcome to join. Learn more about the event and apply to attend.

June 15, 2020

Field Guide for Camps on Implementation of CDC Guidance

The American Camp Association and YMCA of the USA have had a field guide prepared to provide educational resources to both day and overnight camps, state and local health departments, and parents/guardians and campers amid the COVID-19 outbreak. The Field Guide for Camps on Implementation of CDC Guidance is designed to provide camp directors and staff with a practical guide and tool kit to implement specific recommendations provided by the CDC in relation to risk reduction at camps.