Partnership for After School Education

Issue 153

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.