Partnership for After School Education

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November 01, 2017

College Readiness Video Series from The New York Academy of Sciences

A new video series from The New York Academy of Sciences on college readiness addresses the pain points that students (and their parents) experience as they pursue gaining admission to a U.S. college. This series is part of STEM U, a free resource for students, parents and teachers developed in partnership with United Technologies Corporation. STEM U is comprised of high-quality content in the form of videos for students, and easy-to-follow course curricula for teachers to use in the classroom.

November 01, 2017

Global Competence Through Career and Technical Education

Asia Society has a new, free professional development course and toolkit, Global Competence Through Career and Technical Education, available to help career and technical education (CTE) educators prepare students for work and civic roles in a world where success increasingly requires the ability to compete, connect, and cooperate on an international scale. This customizable, 10–12 hour, online course and toolkit is designed for middle and secondary school CTE teachers. Educators can earn two Continuing Education Units upon completion of the course. Visit the Center for Global Education's website to learn more.

November 01, 2017

STEM Workshop on Brooklyn’s Water Cycle

Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, the Brooklyn Historical Society and Dr. Eric Sanderson, Senior Conservation Ecologist at the Wildlife Conservation Society and Director of the Welikia Project for a STEM workshop on November 7, 2017. This workshop will focus on how the Brooklyn waterfront has changed over time and how students can use STEM and social study skills to enrich its study. The session will include classroom-ready curricula and activities that focus on water quality and the water cycle in the Hudson River watershed. There is a fee to attend. Learn more and register.

November 01, 2017

2017 Global Education Conference

The Global Education Conference is a free, online event that takes place around the clock during International Education Week, November 13 - 16, 2017. The Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. It is designed to significantly increase opportunities for building education-related connections around the globe while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity. Register to participate.

November 01, 2017

Summer Programs Change Lives: a Power of 3:00 Summit on Summer Learning

New York State Network for Youth Success is hosting Summer Programs Change Lives: a Power of 3:00 Summit on Summer Learning on November 14, 2017. The summit will highlight the impacts of summer learning loss, the work of summer programs across the state addressing the issue, and will feature three Summer Learning Scholars as they share their experiences with summer programs and the impacts they have had on their lives. The agenda for the day includes an optional working session with lunch focused on assisting attendees in creating a framework for summer learning to implement in their communities or regions. Staff from the National Summer Learning Association will be available to provide resources and expertise on systems building during this portion of the day. Register to attend.

November 01, 2017

Resources to Promote Belonging and Inclusion

Resources to Promote Belonging and Inclusion, is a resource guide co-authored by the Afterschool Alliance, Every Hour Counts, and the National AfterSchool Association. The guide includes defintions, tools, state and district policies, and professional development resources to help afterschool and summer learning providers fight hate and promote love in their communities. This is a working document. If you have a resource you’ve found helpful and others should know about, please share by e-mailing or tweet at @afterschool4all, @EveryHrCounts, or @NatlAfterSchool.