Partnership for After School Education

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October 17, 2019

Groundswell Studio Programs

Groundswell is accepting applications for Studio Programs. This fall, they will be offering classes for teens in Digital Design, Screen Printing, Introduction, and Advance Art Portfolios, and Murals. There is a mandatory orientation session on October 25, 2019, and programs are held afterschool weekly beginning in either late October or November.

October 17, 2019

A Night With Angie Thomas

Powerhouse YA author Angie Thomas joins Brooklyn Public Library on October 25, 2019 from 7:00pm-9:00pm to discuss themes from her two New York Times bestselling novels about powerful young women who use their voices to effect change. Angie will be in conversation with BPL YA librarian Adeeba Afshan Rana. Copies of her books will be available and Angie will be signing after the event. RSVP to join.

October 17, 2019

The Cooper Union STEM Outreach

The Cooper Union STEM Outreach program is hosting a high school engineering education workshop during the American Society for Engineering Education conference on November 1, 2019 from 3:00pm–5:00pm. Educators, administrators and policymakers from schools and out-of-school learning organizations serving K-12 are invited to join. Registration is free.

October 17, 2019

Data Camp

girls + data invites middle-school girls, grades 5-9, to learn about high demand tech careers in data analytics. This three-hour hands-on STEMinar will teach participants to build, customize, and present their own data story using analytics software Looker. Register by October 18, 2019 for a 50% discount.

October 17, 2019

Family Engagement Playbook

The Global Family Research Project has developed a new Family Engagement Playbook. The Playbook is a collection of evidence-based approaches that individuals, groups, and organizations can easily integrate into existing professional learning opportunities to cultivate meaningful and co-created family engagement. The approaches have the potential to change mindsets, build trusting relationships, and transform organizational practices.

October 17, 2019

Latino Student Representation at Public State Colleges and Universities​

Latino Student Representation at Public State Colleges and Universities, a report from The Education Trust's Broken Mirrors series, details how much work states have to do to increase the population of Latinos with a college degree, from enrolling proportional numbers of Latinos in community colleges and four-year colleges and universities to ensuring Latinos are just as likely as their White peers to cross the finish line once they start college.