STEAM education and fostering young innovators in Harlem! Read about the Summer Rising STEAM Fair, where 11 dynamic members of the NYC STEM Education Network came together to celebrate science
ExpandED Schools celebrated the achievements of ten outstanding future educators who completed our Pathways Fellowship program. Reshmanie Boodhoo, Kristina Rodriguez, Elizabeth Perez, Marquis Rollé, Alejandra Mercedes Diaz, Matthew Parra, Katelyn
ExpandED Schools’ MS ExTRA program hosted its second Live Project Showcase, bringing together over 50 talented students from multiple schools across the city. Recently, ExpandED Schools’ MS ExTRA program hosted
By Jacques Noisette, Director Social and Emotional Learning Life in the wake of Covid may be returning to a semblance of normal, with students in school and parents heading to
During the summer of 2020, as the pandemic and racial violence elevated the conversation around equity and equality in education, ExpandED began to reconsider its afterschool STEM curriculum. Was it anti-racist? Did it lift students’ voices? Could all kids see themselves in the activities?
In December, ExpandED and the Partnership for Afterschool Education (PASE) convened a working group to discuss growing concerns about the state of young children’s literacy levels in the wake of Covid-19. Prior to the pandemic, approximately two of every three children living in poverty could not read at grade level. Since the start of the school year, it has become evident that more students need help with reading and writing.
February 28, 2022 Jailain Hollon Jailain Hollon is the Marketing Associate at ExpandED Schools. ExpandED Schools celebrates Black History Month, highlighting Black Americans’ significant contributions, achievements, and accomplishments throughout history.