Partnership for After School Education

Looking for inspiration for your program? PASE Explorers is a great way to expand your programming and offer something new and fun for upper elementary youth.

Registration opens on Tuesday, February 18 at 9:00 am

Learn how to implement PASE Explorers in your program. PASE’s project-based global learning curriculum combines community exploration with a final technology project, including an introduction to a free online web design program. Participants will receive an updated curriculum and will be guided through the components of the program. Follow-up coaching from PASE will be made available.


Tania Ortiz-Ashby

Tania Ortiz-Ashby has worked at PASE since 2005 and is currently both Senior Program Director and Communications Associate. Tania manages training and technical assistance and PASE's College Prep Initiative, and handles PASE's external communications with the afterschool field. Tania has worked in the youth services field for more than twenty years, first as a designer and provider of innovative direct service programs for youth then as director of training for Fresh Youth Initiatives. Tania hol... Read More

Delia Kim Sorto

Delia Kim joined the PASE staff in February 2014 and serves as Program Director. In her role, she is responsible for PASE's Global Learning Initiative, communicating with and ensuring the success of agencies participating in the PASE Explorers program. Prior to PASE, Delia founded Young Governors, a youth empowerment program that trains teens to be Community Organizers in their neighborhood; today the program is run by individuals who participated as youth in the program. Delia holds an MPA from... Read More