Partnership for After School Education

December 18, 2018

Bullyproof The Musical - Available for New York City Afterschools resources

Bullyproof the Musical an anti-bully program presented by Play'N Around Theatre Company will be available in January 2019 for New York City Schools. Bullyproof The Musical teaches children that to become BULLYPROOF they must first to take a S.T.A.N.D. Play'N Around Theatre Company has been creating and touring educational, musical theatre to schools and before/after school sites since 1999. Play'N Around Theatre has partnered with before and after school organizations such as YMCA, Boys and Girls Club and others bringing enriching educational, musical theatre and introducing the power of arts in education to children. The show includes 45-minute live educational musical production, a question and answer segment, pre and post activity study guides with curriculum connections, and more. For more information visit or call (727) 255-3514.

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July 15, 2020

Health and Safety for SAC Directors

Directors are responsible for hiring, training, and maintaining staff who provide a healthy and safe environment for children. This virtual course, from NYS Network for Youth Success, will help directors look at policies and procedures that reinforce high-quality health and safety practices. The course will take place over 5 sessions beginning on August 18, 2020. The course costs $225 and participants must attend all of the sessions. Learn more and register.

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

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.

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

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.

June 15, 2020

Summer Activity Guides

Summers are for fun and engaged learning. In 2020 as the impact of the pandemic is widely felt, summer opportunities will be different for young people, families, and afterschool and summer program staff. The Summer Activity Guides were developed by the Georgia Statewide Afterschool Network to help engage youth with supportive adults in a range of places. The Guides include 150 original activities and challenges organized by age groups. The activities are adaptable for in-person and virtual instruction, or a hybrid of both, as well as sent as take-home packets.

February 21, 2020

CCC's Community Leadership Course

CCC’s Community Leadership Course (CLC) gives participants a firsthand look at how programs across New York City help children and how they can make New York City an even better place to be a child. The course will be scheduled for one day a week, generally on Wednesdays, from September 9, 2020 - November 18, 2020. Mornings are spent visiting programs that provide services to children and families. Lunches and afternoon sessions are held at CCC's offices and are conducted in seminar fashion, led by CCC staff and guest speakers. The fee for the course is $1200. Full and partial scholarships are available. Applications are due April 1, 2020.

February 03, 2020

NAA Professional Learning Community for Emerging Leaders of Color

NAA is piloting a national learning community for leaders of color to foster a network of equity-driven leaders of color, support them in deepening their equity analysis and leadership skills to be agents of change in the afterschool field and help them create a roadmap that advances their careers in the afterschool field. This leadership opportunity is now accepting applications from people of color in out-of-school time who hold mid-level management positions (i.e., site coordinators, program managers, etc.) and would like to be a part of an equity-driven leadership program that will support them in advancing in their careers in the afterschool field. Application deadline February 10, 2020.

January 17, 2020

Grounded Program Design: Incorporating Anti-Oppression Approaches to Social Justice Work

On February 25, 2020, Seachange Collective is hosting an interactive, 1-day workshop, Grounded Program Design: Incorporating Anti-Oppression Approaches to Social Justice Work, that introduces you to a six-step approach that helps you develop and implement projects, programs, and initiatives based in community needs and justice – rather than assumed knowledge and charity. Facilitators will guide participants in reflecting on their experiences, the first four steps of the grounded program design process, and the complexities of anti-oppression work and social justice practice. Each participant will workshop their own real-life examples and develop personalized action plans to align their social justice values with their work. Register by February 18, 2020. There is a fee to attend.