Partnership for After School Education


July 15, 2020

NYSACAC Summer Virtual College Fair

NYSACAC is hosting their first virtual college event for students and families across New York State on August 13, 2020 from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Students will have the opportunity to attend sessions on the virtual college search, what the move to test-optional means for their application, financial aid and financing college, starting the college essay, the Common Application, and more. Registration is now open.

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 15, 2020

The Economic Impact of NYC Nonprofit Organizations

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s Office, in collaboration with Nonprofit New York, analyzed the economic impact of the nonprofit sector and presents new data on its contributions in these pages. As Federal, State, and City governments continue to take legislative and budgetary actions to promote our economic recovery from COVID-19, the role and stability of the nonprofit sector must be prioritized. Read the complete report.

July 15, 2020

ThriveNYC Services Guide

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a difficult time for many young people. Some are missing major milestones in school. Others are grieving lost loved ones. ThriveNYC's guide lists free services that can support the mental health of people from birth to 24.

July 15, 2020

Youth Justice Summer & Arts Wellness Calendar

New York Youth Justice Initiative's Youth Justice Summer Arts & Wellness Calendar offers young people a menu of daily virtual programs to explore their interests and connect with others. Programs are mostly drop-in, and there is no cost to participants. Sessions are offered on weekdays through August 15, 2020 from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM. A daily schedule of events can be found on their Instagram.

July 15, 2020

The State of College Readiness and Degree Completion in New York City

Graduate NYC has released a new report, The State of College Readiness and Degree Completion in New York City. This report examines the progress that the NYC DOE and CUNY have made toward their respective goals of high school graduation and college readiness and degree completion since GNYC's inception in 2010, while also detailing comprehensive policy changes currently underway at CUNY.

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.