Partnership for After School Education

Read to Lead’s Project Based Learning workshop is a must have to help youth think about the real world challenges.

Registration opens on Monday, March 23 at 9:00 am

Learn how to help youth use their voice, choice, and agency to create a public service announcement or community-based project around topics that affect them and their communities. Youth gain a sense of leadership and ownership over their work. Read to Lead is geared for students in 5th-9th grades, offering an academically enriching and engaging out of school time program.


Ivan Garcia

As Recruitment Specialist and Instructional Coach, Ivan works closely with the Managing Director of Programs and Partnerships to build new strategic partnerships and to expand Classroom, Inc. program usage in the out-of-school time space. Ivan has taught in a variety of education sectors, which has provided him with an understanding of education policy, curriculum development, and cost-effective programming. Ivan graduated with a double major in English Literature and Secondary Education from Ne... Read More

Kwamara Thompson

Kwamara supervises CI's Professional Learning & School Support Team through the use of achievement centered systems to track the progress of the team and our school partners. Using her deep experience, she works with the team to transform and streamline school training and support processes in a replicable and efficient way with a focus on virtual as well as full service school partners. She leads the codification efforts of our most promising practices in the successful use of CI’s newest l... Read More