Partnership for After School Education

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December 16, 2019

Scholarship Plus

Scholarship Plus offers students who have demonstrated strong academic achievement, as well as the ability to overcome financial and other significant obstacles in their lives, a four-year college scholarship PLUS individualized support. The scholarship may be used to pay tuition, room and board, fees, and other educational expenses. Each scholarship will be renewable annually for up to four years of study as long as the student maintains a good academic record and makes standard progress toward a degree. Applications are due by January 27, 2020.

December 16, 2019

NYC Ladders for Leaders

NYC Ladders for Leaders is a nationally recognized program that offers high school and college students the opportunity to participate in paid professional summer internships with leading corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies in New York City. Ladders for Leaders gives students a unique opportunity to explore their interests and discover new ones through: pre-employment training, paid summer internships and the opportunity to join our growing alumni network. Apply to the NYC Ladders for Leaders program or call DYCD Youth Connect at (800) 246-4646 (or (646) 343-6800) for more information.

December 16, 2019

NSWM 31st Annual Conference Call for Proposals

The Network for Social Work Management (NSWM) is now accepting proposals for presentations at their 31st Annual Conference. The conference theme, A Vision for the Future: Maximizing Social Impact, examines the role and possibilities of public and non-profit organizations in the 21st Century. Specific attention will be given to innovative approaches and strategies that enable public and non-profits to maximize their social impact. Abstract proposals should include a focus on current or proposed innovative programs, policies, and advocacy strategies designed to improve the health and social well being of individuals, families, groups, and communities. Proposals are due January 22, 2020.

December 16, 2019

Grant-Readiness Insights Training (GRIT)

Grant-Readiness Insights Training (GRIT) is a cohort-based program that provides training and support for talented leaders of organizations from the social services nonprofit sector at a crucial milestone of development. The goal of the program is to teach leaders how to obtain support from results-driven, evidenced-based funders like Robin Hood. Eligible organizations should have between three and ten years of operations and oversee budgets of at least $500,000 but not exceeding $10 million. Application deadline is January 17, 2020.

December 16, 2019

​Shaping Summertime Experiences

Summer is a chance for children and youth to continue developing, but for those living in disadvantaged communities, summertime experiences can lead to worse health, social, emotional, academic, and safety outcomes, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The report lays out nine recommendations to address obstacles that disadvantaged children can face during the summer, including lack of access to quality programs, food insecurity, and exposure to unsafe and dangerous conditions, and to help all children develop positively and stay connected to resources.

December 16, 2019

CS for What? Diverse Visions of Computer Science Education in Practice

CSforALL has released a white paper, CS for What? Diverse Visions of Computer Science Education in Practice, that provides a framework for understanding the myriad reasons for teaching computer science by considering their underlying values—beliefs about what is good, worthwhile, and important. It provides examples of how different CSed curricula, programs, and tools embody particular values and rationales in their design.