Partnership for After School Education


August 21, 2019

Lights on Afterschool events

Lights on Afterschool is a nationwide event organized by the Afterschool Alliance that draws attention to the many ways afterschool programs support students by offering them opportunities to learn new things and discover new skills. On October 24, 2019, 1 million Americans will celebrate afterschool programs at 8,000 events nationwide. Visit the Lights on Afterschool website to access resources to plan and register your afterschool event.

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August 21, 2019

Big Apple College Information Program

The Big Apple College Fair offers attendees the opportunity to speak with over 200 college admissions representatives from not only New York State, but from as far away as California, Canada, and England to name a few. This opportunity is free to attendees. In addition, the Big Apple offers a raffle for all high school seniors with ten lucky students receiving a $2500 scholarship. The fair will take place on October 20, 2019 from 1:00pm - 4:00pm at the Jacob Javits Center.

August 05, 2019

Managing with an Equity and Inclusion Lens

For the third year, the New York Capacity Building Collaborative is partnering with The Management Center to provide practical management skills training designed for social justice leaders. Managing with an Equity and Inclusion Lens, a two day training on September 10 - 11, 2019, will teach a system of best practices based on those they have seen differentiate high-performing, equitable organizations— from aligning on clear, inclusive expectations on projects and broad responsibilities to effectively seeking and sharing feedback across lines of power, and hiring and developing a strong team. For eligibility and to apply by August 26, 2019, visit the event website.

May 16, 2019

2019 Digital New York Summit

City & State's 2019 Digital New York Summit is on May 23, 2019. The Summit will convene New York's information leaders from government and industry for a day-long, dynamic program of candid discussion and thought-provoking presentations on the innovative ideas being used to improve the delivery of services to both citizens and government agencies. There is a fee. Register to attend.

April 19, 2019

STEM Career Expo

The New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) will be hosting its largest youth event of the year, STEM Career Expo, on May 17, 2019. The event includes over 35 partner organizations and is a great way for students (grades 6 through college) to explore different career and educational pathways within STEM through networking with professionals and university representatives, engaging in fun hands-on STEM activities, and signing up for internship and leadership programs. The Expo is free, but RSVP is required.

April 19, 2019

Celebrating Diversity Through Dance

Young Dancers in Repertory's "Celebrating Diversity Through Dance" Multicultural Festival brings people of different cultural and economic backgrounds together in a non-threatening way to begin building bridges among people of different origins by exploring our commonalities and differences in international dance forms. The event takes place on April 27, 2019.

April 01, 2019

Teaching Artist Project Summer Institute

The Teaching Artist Project Summer Institute is a three-day intensive from July 17-19, 2019 for Creative Writers, Visual and Multi-Media Artists, Musicians, Dancers, and Theater Artists with 2+ years experience teaching. Deepen your teaching with experiential, inquiry and reflection processes, connect with Teaching Artists from around the country, expand your impact teaching for social justice, explore creative processes and critical thinking, investigate techniques for project-based arts integration, and build new strategies for creating a positive classroom culture. Scholarship assistance is available. Apply by May 31, 2019.

February 15, 2019

Designing for Engagement: The Benefits of High-Quality Arts Programming for Tweens - Webinar

Arts learning programs that intentionally integrate creative skill-building and expression with positive youth development principles fuel young people’s imaginations, strengthen their leadership, and build critical learning and life skills. A newly released Wallace Foundation report, Designing for Engagement: The Experiences of Tweens in the Boys & Girls Clubs Youth Arts Initiative, finds tween participants who participated in programs of this kind within general youth-serving organizations improved not only artistic skill, but also social-emotional learning, and had increased club attendance and retention. Register to participate in a free webinar, on February 20, 2019 from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm, hosted by the National Guild for Community Arts Education to learn how to deepen arts learning practices to attract youth and create measurable benefits.

February 15, 2019

Summer Program Planning Tools You Can Use Now - Webinar Series

The National Summer Learning Association, National AfterSchool Association, and the Afterschool Alliance are co-hosting a free, three-part summer program planning webinar series beginning on February 27, 2019. Part one of the series will look at Getting to Work on Summer Learning, Second Edition, by the RAND Corporation, a report that explains the elements of successful programs and offers school districts and community providers planning advice on staffing, student recruitment, and creating a positive climate. This first webinar will also dive into the accompanying online Summer Learning Toolkit, mapped to RAND’s findings, which features more than 50 practical tools and planning resources to help school districts and their partners design and deliver high-quality summer programs. Register to participate.

February 15, 2019

Webinar: Beyond the (Gender) Binary

Youth Communication is hosting a free webinar, Beyond the (Gender) Binary: Supporting Students With a Gender Responsive, Story-Based Approach, on February 27, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST. In this one-hour interactive webinar, you will learn strategies for how to use teen-written stories to create a supportive learning environment and engage youth in meaningful discussions around gender expectations and stereotypes. Webinar participants will practice an interactive activity around teen writer Selena Garcia’s story “Why Can’t We All Be Ourselves?” This webinar is ideal for middle and high school educators, counselors, mentors, afterschool staff, professional development coordinators, school principals, and other professionals who work with teens.

February 15, 2019

School's Out, Make it Count! 2019 Annual Conference

Registration is now open for NYS Network for Youth Success' conference for out-of-school time professionals. School's Out, Make it Count! takes place May 10 and 11, 2019 in Saratoga Springs, NY. The conference provides training, professional development, and networking opportunities for program staff and directors to increase the quality and sustainability of their programs. Conference offerings include leadership, diversity and inclusion, and Executive Director tracks, 30-minute speed sessions, a buffet lunch, and vendor area.