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ExpandED Schools and Every Hour Counts have been working to apply an equity lens to Social and Emotional Learning (SEL). In 2016, with generous support from the New York Life
ExpandED Schools names Daniele Baierlein as Chief Advancement Officer and promotes Rashida Ladner-Seward to Chief Program Officer
Baierlein and Ladner-Seward each bring over twenty years of partnership and leadership experience to ExpandED Schools New York, NY, September 20, 2022 – ExpandED Schools, a New York City nonprofit dedicated
$1.5 Million Grant to Boost City’s STEM Education
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced a $1.5 million grant from Pfizer Inc. to the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City — with funds earmarked for science,
Mental Health Check: 5 Ways to Boost Students Socially and Emotionally
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
Bringing an Anti-Racist Lens to STEM Afterschool Activities
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?
A Literacy New Deal: Partnering to Strengthen Literacy
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.
Mentoring in Medicine’s mission is perfect for this year’s theme of Black History Month
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.
Afterschool Advocacy Week Sets the Stage for Our Spring Advocacy Push in 2022
February 25, 2022 Jailain Hollon Jailain Hollon is the Marketing Associate at ExpandED Schools. Earlier this month ExpandED Schools participated in New York State Network For Youth Success’s Afterschool Advocacy
November is Family Literacy Month!
November 18, 2021 By Tarilyn Little, Program Director, Early Literacy November is National Family Literacy Month and we couldn’t be more excited! Partnership between schools, community-based programs and families is
What We Learned: A Reflection on Professional Development in Preparation for the Year Ahead
October 4, 2021 By Taejha Richardson, Director of Capacity Building and Technical Assistance Initiatives It’s a new school year, and the afterschool world is excited to support young people and