Partnership for After School Education

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May 16, 2019

2019 Digital New York Summit

City & State's 2019 Digital New York Summit is on May 23, 2019. The Summit will convene New York's information leaders from government and industry for a day-long, dynamic program of candid discussion and thought-provoking presentations on the innovative ideas being used to improve the delivery of services to both citizens and government agencies. There is a fee. Register to attend.

May 16, 2019

Success Plans: Promising Tools for Customizing Student Supports and Opportunities

Education Redesign Lab at Harvard Graduate School of Education released a new report, Success Plans: Promising Tools for Customizing Student Supports and Opportunities, identifying personalized success plans as a promising strategy to support children both in and outside of school. The report profiles 13 organizations and agencies that are already implementing different types of plans to support children’s success and well-being. It also identifies a set of principles and a companion toolkit to guide those interested in developing and implementing these plans.

May 16, 2019

Global Kids Annual Youth Conference

The 2019 Global Kids Annual Youth Conference on Criminal Justice Reform will be held on May 23, 2019 at Hunter College. This full-day, youth-organized and youth-led event will bring together over 500 young people from public schools across New York City, Washington, DC and beyond to explore human rights, criminal justice, and efforts for reform both locally and globally. Participants will develop strategies to create change on these important issues both inside and outside their communities. Plenary sessions will feature speakers and creative performances while workshops will cover such topics as the impact of the war on drugs, prisoner's rights, racism and discrimination, incarceration of minors, political prisoners, and more.

May 16, 2019

Advantage After School Program Request for Proposals

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) invites not-for-profit, community-based organizations to submit proposals for the development of quality after school programs based on the Advantage After School Program (AASP). AASPs, in partnership with local schools, offer a broad range of educational, recreational, cultural, and age-appropriate activities in a safe environment. They integrate what happens in the school day with less formal learning experiences, and encourage the active participation of children, youth and families in the design and delivery of program activities. Visit the OCFS website for eligibility and key dates, including prequalification. Proposals are due June 12, 2019.

May 16, 2019

Specialized High School Admissions Test Summer Program

StuyPrep is a summer program for seventh graders to help them prepare for the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) in October of their eighth grade academic year. All seventh-grade students interested in getting SHSAT test prep help are encouraged to apply by completing an application and a diagnostic test. There are 150 free seats available for the 2019-20 school year. Application deadline is May 25, 2019.

May 16, 2019

Bronx Documentary Center Summer Photography Program

The Bronx Junior Photo League summer program is a free six-week-long zine and photobook making class for students entering the 6 - 12 grades. All experience levels are welcome and cameras and materials are provided by the Bronx Documentary Center. The class will meet twice a week to visit galleries and photograph throughout the five boroughs. Students will learn about the history of and how to make zines, how to use InDesign, and how to make a handmade photobook featuring their work. The program will culminate with a book-sharing celebration and BBQ with the students and their families. Applications are due by June 2, 2019. Download a flyer.