Partnership for After School Education

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March 01, 2018

2018 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Application

The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between ages 14 - 24 with summer employment. SYEP participants work in a variety of entry-level jobs at government agencies, hospitals, summer camps, nonprofits, small businesses, law firms, museums, sports enterprises, and retail organizations. SYEP also offers workshops on job readiness, career exploration and financial literacy, and opportunities to continue education and social growth. Online applications are available on the DYCD website. Updates will also be posted to DYCD's Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram sites. The deadline to submit an application is March 16, 2018. For more information, call 311 or DYCD Youth Connect (800) 246-4646.

March 01, 2018

​City Parks Foundation​ Internship Opportunities for High School and College Students

City Parks Foundation offers internship and apprenticeship opportunities each year for high school and college students. These opportunities connect students to tangible work and life skills as they work alongside City Parks Foundation staff to teach younger students in gardens, lead marine ecology lessons, support SummerStage programming, and provide logistical support to their team. Visit the website to view a list of current opportunities and to apply.

March 01, 2018

4th Annual Girls Leadership Summit

On April 4, 2018, the STARS Citywide Girls Initiative, a nonprofit collaborative funded by the New York City Council, will host its fourth annual Girls Leadership Summit at the High School of Fashion Industries in Manhattan. The event invites middle school and high school girls from the city's five boroughs and will offer a full day of speakers and seminars in career awareness, college access and leadership development run by nine of the city's leading nonprofits. The theme of this year's event, in response to current events, is "YOU: The Change Agent." RSVP to attend.

March 01, 2018

Teaching for Global Competence in a Rapidly Changing World

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the Center for Global Education at Asia Society have worked with academics, educators, and stakeholders in the global education field over several years to define global competence for primary and secondary education. A new publication from both organizations, entitled  Teaching for Global Competence in a Rapidly Changing World, sets forward a new framework for global competence developed by OECD, which aligns closely with the definition developed by the Center for Global Education, and provides practical guidance and examples of how educators can embed global competence into their existing curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

March 01, 2018

School's Out, Make it Count! 2018 Annual Conference

Registration is open for NYS Network for Youth Success' conference for out-of-school time professionals. School's Out, Make it Count! takes place April 13 and 14, 2018 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. Conference offerings include leadership, summer camp, and Executive Director tracks, 30-minute speed sessions, a buffet lunch, and vendor area. Visit the conference website for more information, to register, and to view a draft brochure.

March 01, 2018

Money Management 4 Kids Curriculum & Workshops Available Year Round

Money Management 4 Kids, created by iPiggiBank, teaches financial literacy skills to younger students, grades 1-6. Led by state certified teachers hired and trained by iPiggiBank, the program runs for 8 weeks and meets on-site for one hour per week during the school year. In the summer time, the program is customized to meet the needs of a center's summer schedule.  Students learn about earning money and how to manage it through the tenets of Save, Share and Shop wisely. All workshop materials are provided -- teacher, workbooks, art supplies, certificate of completion and take home gift. The curriculum and workshop align with common core in 21st Century Life & Careers, math and language arts. Program fees are dependent on the number of students and length of workshop. For more information, please contact us at or (201) 805-4794.  Accepting Summer 2018 registration now.