Partnership for After School Education

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January 15, 2018

2018 Summer Arts Institute for Middle School & High School Students

Summer Arts Institute is open to all New York City Department of Education (DOE) public school students entering grades 8 - 12 in the Fall of 2018. The Institute, July 9 - August 3, 2018, offers a unique opportunity for students to work with DOE arts specialists, partnering cultural organizations, and guest artists. This experienced team of arts professionals guides students in building a portfolio or audition skills for their next level of study - an arts-focused high school, college, university or conservatory. Students can major in dance, theater, instrumental music (band), vocal music, film, string orchestra, or visual arts. The program is designed for students at an intermediate or advanced level of study in their chosen discipline Admission to the Institute is by application and audition. Applications are due January 19, 2018. Auditions will be held March 4, 2018.

January 15, 2018

American Museum of Natural History's Summer Internship for College Students

The Museum Education and Employment Program (MEEP) at the American Museum of Natural History is accepting applications for summer 2018. MEEP interns are responsible for developing and presenting themed tours to visiting camp groups, and engaging visitors at educational touch carts in the Museum halls. The program provides on-the-job training and exposure to careers in science, museum education, and related fields. Participants work closely with Museum scientists and educators exploring scientific content and learning valuable skills for working with and teaching learners of all ages. More information about this college internship program, the eligibility requirements, and a link to the online application can be found on the MEEP website. Application deadline is March 11, 2018.

January 15, 2018

West Side YMCA Summer Paid Internships for 10 -12 Graders

Teen Career Connection (TCC) at the West Side YMCA is an unparalleled internship program, providing NYC high schoolers an opportunity to crystallize their career path. TCC prepares students for the workplace by offering intensive professional development, followed by a hands-on learning experience matched to the student's career aspirations. Application deadline is March 12, 2018. Please visit the Teen Career Connection site for further details and the application. Questions? Contact Greg Mateo at or 212-912-2665.

January 15, 2018

SuperSTARS Leadership Academy Application 2018 -2019

PowerPlay NYC’s SuperSTARS Leadership Academy (SSLA) is a free year-long youth development program for High School girls. SSLA provides health and fitness opportunities, professional development, college readiness support, and leadership development. The program kicks-off with a required 4-week summer intensive program from July 9 - August 3, 2018. Program benefits also include MTA MetroCard to cover transportation, community service hours for High School, and trips to professional sports venues in NYC. Applications due April 30, 2018. Participants will be notified in June.

January 15, 2018

Center for Educational Equity's Essential Resources Second Edition

Drawing on relevant and up-to-date state statutes, regulations, and the court order in the landmark legal case Campaign for Fiscal Equity (CFE) v. State of New York, Essential Resources 2nd Edition, from the Center for Educational Equity at Teachers College, Columbia University, zeroes in on the educational resources to which students are entitled under the state constitution. First published in December 2012, Essential Resources became the first-ever comprehensive compilation of New York students' educational rights, and served as a framework for assessing the state's compliance with CFE, which guarantees all students the right to a "sounds basic education" - a set of learning opportunities specifically designed to prepare them for effective civic participation and good jobs.

January 15, 2018

Social and Emotional Learning in Out-of-School Time Settings

Social and Emotional Learning in Out-of-School Time Settings  is part of a series commissioned by the Wallace Foundation that draws upon Navigating Social and Emotional Learning from the Inside Out, a resource developed by Dr. Stephanie Jones and Harvard Graduate School of Education's Ecological Approaches to Social Emotional Learning Laboratory to analyze widely-used social and emotional learning (SEL) programs and provide comprehensive details, transparent information, and cross-program analyses about the various in-school and out-of-school-time programs that are currently available in US contexts. This brief provides guidelines and considerations for adapting leading SEL programs to out-of-school settings.