Partnership for After School Education

Issue 105

August 14, 2015

Recording - Embedding Youth Development in Schools: A Thought Leader Conversation

Listen to the recording and view a Storify wrap up of a conversation about how integrating youth development practices and design thinking can transform schools and learning. On July 31, 2015, the Forum for Youth Investment hosted a conference call and discussion Embedding Youth Development in Schools: A Thought Leader Conversation. This thought-provoking discussion between Karen Pittman, co-founder and CEO of the Forum for Youth Investment, and Michele Cahill, one of the principal architects of New York Cities' redesigned high schools and funder, while at the Carnegie Corporation, of some of the country's most innovative high school reform initiatives. Michele also wrote the concept paper that founded PASE.

August 14, 2015

Free Year-long Program on Global Education

Global Concerns Classroom (GCC) offers a year-long program that assists high school educators in formal and non-formal classroom settings to engage with students in examining the core dimensions of global competency through a rigorous, but flexible program. Open to secondary schools (grades 9-12) in the NYC, Chicago, and Boston metro areas, the program includes five lessons on the theme of the year (Global Climate Impact); an out-of-school global youth summit; a community action plan; and an international field visit for dedicated teachers and students. Registration is required for participation. To learn more, email