Partnership for After School Education


October 02, 2018

​2018 STARS Citywide Girls Initiative College Fair​

The New York City Council-funded STARS Citywide Girls Initiative, is hosting a free college fair, 2018 STARS Citywide Girls Initiative College Fair. Open to all middle and high school girls and gender non-conforming youth in New York City, the fair takes place October 16, 2018 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at The High School of Fashion Industries. Meet with representatives from 35+ college, university, and support organizations. The event includes raffle prizes, including two $250 scholarships. Download a flyer.

October 02, 2018

Workshop Proposals for the 2019 Annual Conference

The New York State Network for Youth Success is accepting workshop proposals for their 2019 Annual Conference, May 10 – 11, 2019, Saratoga Springs, NY. Sessions are either 30 or 90 minutes long and focus on a variety of topics including diversity and inclusion; social and emotional learning; science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM); guiding children’s behaviors; program sustainability; and more. All submissions are due by October 24, 2018. Selected presenters will be notified by November 30, 2018. Questions? Contact Erin@Networkforyouthsuccess.org.

October 02, 2018

Visual Thinking Strategies - An Inquiry-based Strategy Teachers Can Use Every Day

Through support from New York Community Trust and Agnes Gund, any NYC-DOE teacher can learn and implement Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) for free during the 2018-2019 school year. VTS is a beloved inquiry-based teaching method backed by 20 years of research and practice and implemented in hundreds of schools and thousands of classrooms in NYC and around the world. VTS Basics with Philip Yenawine, a highly-interactive, video-rich course hosted on Watershed Collaborative’s state-of-the-art web platform, combines online and in-person professional learning experiences and makes it easy for individuals and teams of up to 25 teachers to learn, practice VTS in their classrooms, and reflect independently and as a community. Registration is open until the course launches on October 15, 2018. Download a project flier for additional information, check out the suggested course syllabus, or click here to register.

October 02, 2018

Big Apple College Fair

The 2018 Big Apple College Fair takes place on October 21, 2018 from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm at the Javits Center, Manhattan. This free college fair offers attendees the opportunity to speak with over 200 college admissions representatives from New York State and as far away as California, Canada, and England, to name a few. In addition, the Big Apple offers a raffle for all high school seniors to enter. Ten lucky students will get a $2500 scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded every year of their four years of college as long as they hold a 3.0 GPA. No registration needed to attend. Please come early as doors will close after 3:45 pm. Download a flyer.

October 02, 2018

2018 Children & Authenticity Conference

The Children's Arts Guild is hosting the 2018 Children & Authenticity Conference at Borough of Manhattan Community College, October 27 - 28, 2018. This year's theme is "Putting Authenticity into Practice." The centerpiece is hands-on professional development to help educators bring authenticity-focused social emotional learning (SEL) into their classrooms, schools, and communities. The conference also features plenaries, networking events, poster sessions, presentations, and a screening and discussion of the documentary, Won't You Be My Neighbor? New York State educators can receive up to 16 CTLE credits by attending the conference. A limited number of guest registrations is available. Email skrauss@childrensartsguild.org for registration information. Download a flyer.

October 02, 2018

Survey: How Non-profits and Government Agencies Are Approaching Staffing

Are you an executive director or supervisor in charge of hiring for your team? Change Impact, a consultancy supporting mission-driven agencies to achieve their goals and build capacity, wants to hear from you. This 2-minute survey is designed to help us learn how non-profits and government agencies are approaching staffing given lean budgets, the rise of the gig economy, and other workforce trends. Please click here to complete the survey.

October 02, 2018

Applications Open for Teen Internships at Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Public Library is accepting applications for two paid school-year internships for teens at Central Library and the neighborhood branches. Build personal, professional, and creative skills; earn a stipend, volunteer credit hours, and resume-boosting experience; and have fun and meet other teens from across the city. Through Youth Council & Urban Art Jamm teens plan and host BPL's largest teen event of the year, bringing teen artists and performers to the stage of BPL's Grand Lobby. Applications due October 15, 2018. Librarians of Tomorrow (LoT) helps teens to build professional skills, experience careers in libraries, and participate in innovative, hands-on projects, working with a mentor. Apply ASAP.