Partnership for After School Education

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August 15, 2016

​New York Public Library's TechConnect

New York Public Library's TechConnect is launching free S.T.E.A.M. coding clubs for children and youth ages 7-14 this fall. The kickoff event, Summer Coding Day, August 20, 2016 from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm, will introduce the Code Your Story program, where students can create interactive stories with Google CS First using MIT Scratch. At Summer Coding Day, participants will get to try out the curriculum and pre-register for the Code Your Story coding clubs at their local library branches. Visit the Summer Coding Day web page for more information. No registration is required.

August 15, 2016

Crain's 20 Under 20

On November 28, 2016, Crain’s New York Business will feature 20 of the city's youngest stars. Crain's 20 Under 20 is a celebration of the city's most enterprising youth, the students contributing to the common good right now with their ideas and their passion. If you know someone who should be on the list, submit their name. Candidates must be 19 years old or younger before November 28, 2016. The deadline for submissions is August 29, 2016.

August 15, 2016

CUNY School of Professional Studies Master's in Youth Studies

CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS), in collaboration with the John F. Kennedy, Jr. Institute for Worker Education, will launch an MA in Youth Studies in Spring 2017. The master’s degree provides an opportunity to deepen students’ understanding of the relationship between youth and society by analyzing current policies, opportunities, and best practices related to the field. It also responds to the needs of those working in youth services by providing a pathway for professional development. Applications for Spring 2017 due by December 1, 2016.

August 15, 2016

Lights On Afterschool 2016

October 20, 2016 is Lights On Afterschool (LOA), a nationwide event organized by the Afterschool Alliance that celebrates afterschool programs and their important role in the lives of children, families, and communities. Visit the LOA website to register your afterschool event, view all the steps that go into planning an event using LOA's interactive planning timeline, search for event ideas, and sign up for webinars to learn from experts and fellow practitioners on the latest in afterschool, including program funding, research and analysis, practical guides, and how to's.

August 15, 2016

New York State Network for Youth Success - Call for Workshop Proposals

New York State Network for Youth Success' 2017 Annual Conference is taking place March 31 through April 1, 2017 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. Network for Youth Success is seeking workshops in a variety of topics including: Social and Emotional Learning; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM); Guiding Children’s Behaviors; Advocacy; Program Sustainability; Program Quality Improvement; Leadership Development for Professionals; and Family Engagement. Proposals are due October 21, 2016.