Partnership for After School Education


April 01, 2016

NYC Department of Design and Construction High School Internship Program

New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC), in partnership with the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (NYC DYCD), is offering a summer internship program for forty talented NYC high school students to work full-time, in-house, at DDC. The High School Summer Internship Program is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in architecture, engineering, building trades, public administration, business administration or information technology. Students work for six weeks, five days a week, in a program that combines hands-on work and educational programming. Online application is due April 15, 2016.

April 01, 2016

37th Annual Summer Writing Workshop at Youth Communication

Youth Communication is hosting its 37th annual intensive summer writing workshop. Participants receive one-on-one mentoring from a professional editor, write and revise personal stories about their lives, go on field trips, and make friends with other writers. The program helps teens explore their personal stories and how their experiences fit into the larger world. Their stories will be published in the award-winning YCteen and Represent magazines which are read by tens of thousands of people each year. No prior experience is required, but participants must be able to attend for all six weeks, from July 5 - August 11. Applications must be received by May 20, 2016.

April 01, 2016

Tech Kids Unlimited Summer Program

Tech Kids Unlimited is a not-for-profit technology-based educational organization for kids ages 7-19 with special needs. Its work-based learning program empowers and inspires the next generation of digital natives to learn, create, develop and share the tools of technology in a supporting and nurturing environment. Running from June 27 - August 19, the program includes 8 weeks of 3D printing, game design, and more! Registration is per week. Limited financial aid is available. Please contact cristina@techkidsunlimited.org for more information.

April 01, 2016

Free Access to Microsoft Software for New York City Students and Families

New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña and New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced an innovative collaboration with Microsoft Corp. to provide New York City students and families with free access to Microsoft software. Office 365 Education for Students includes Office 365 ProPlus, which allows students to install up to 5 copies of the latest Microsoft Office suite for their PCs and Macs and up to five copies for their iOS or Android devices. Visit the Speaker's website for full details on the initiative.

April 01, 2016

NAA Talk Tuesday Articles

National Afterschool Association's (NAA) Talk Tuesday articles provide afterschool professionals with resources to host relevant discussions among peers, colleagues, staff, or community leaders. Current topics include strategies for effective communication, positive behavior management, and staff motivation. Each download offers an article and corresponding talking guide and are available for free on the NAA website.

April 01, 2016

ASW:NYSAN 2016 Annual Conference

AfterSchool Works! NY: the New York State Afterschool Network (ASW:NYSAN) is hosting their 2016 annual conference on April 15-16 in Saratoga Springs, NY. This year’s conference will provide training, professional development, and networking opportunities for program staff and directors to increase the quality and sustainability of their programs. There will be over 30 workshops and a keynote address from Shawn Stelow Griffin, Senior Director for Collaborative Communications. Register to attend.