Archive for July, 2013

Summer of STEM Heats Up at GSGSC – take a look at their latest newsletter!

Friday, July 26th, 2013

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The Garden State Girls STEM Collaborative is the New Jersey initiative of the National Girls Collaborative Project, a program focused on providing high quality STEM activities to girls. Their primary goal is to strengthen the capacity of girl-serving STEM programs to effectively reach and serve underrepresented girls in STEM by sharing promising practice research and program models, outcomes, products and by connecting formal and informal educators, business and industry in order to maximize the resources that can positively influence our girls. Contact Mike MacEwan for more information how you can become involved.

In their latest issue, the Garden State Girls STEP Collaborative Project spotlights:

  • National Girls Collaborative Project Offers New Video On Disability Inclusion
  • Take Advantage of this Valuable FREE Resource: Is your program listed?
  • “I Don’t Know If I’m a Scientist”: The Problem with Archetypes

Wed 7/31/13 Don’t Miss It! Summer Learning Day with the Lakewood BlueClaws (free activities book inside)

Friday, July 26th, 2013

On behalf of the Lakewood BlueClaws, we would like to invite the NJSACC Community Summer Learning and Summer Camps to the following Lakewood BlueClaws Game:

Be sure to mention you are a friend of NJSACC for special ticket rate and the chance for youth to participate in on field activities.

The Lakewood BlueClaws have developed these Summer Learning activities for you to use in Summer Learning programs to learn more about Baseball.

Click on the activities for your grade level below and enjoy:

curriculum grades k-3

curriculum grades 4-6

New Resource from the Wallace Foundation: Better Together, Building Local Systems to Improve Afterschool

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

New Resource from the Wallace Foundation: Better Together, Building Local Systems to Improve Afterschool

Click here to download this report as a pdf

A decade ago, afterschool systems – which coordinate the work of programs, government, funders and other key afterschool players so they can together build more and better programming for kids – were a rarity in American cities.

Not so now, judging by the 57 city teams at a recent conference on afterschool systems.

Read about what they learned from one another and field pioneers in a report released today: Better Together: Building Local Systems to Improve Afterschool (A Conference Report).

The report captures clear themes about how systems can open the way to strong afterschool programming for more disadvantaged children – by improving program quality, collecting and using data for informed decision-making, getting the mayor on board, and even finding creative solutions to transportation problems.

Want to view excerpts of their conference’s opening session? Watch the videos.

The Wallace Foundation is eager to hear from you. Please tell them what you think of this report or any other Wallace publication at:

Thank you for joining us for #summerlearning day w the @nyliberty #somuchfun

Friday, July 19th, 2013

100 degrees + several thousand kids = 2 great WNBA Teams

Job Posting: Director of Boost Wanted for 21st Century Afterschool Grant Project (deadline 7/25/13)

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Application deadline: Thursday, July 25, 2013

Director of Boost leads, coordinates and supervises the implementation of the 21st Century Afterschool Grant Project which includes programmatic and fiscal responsibilities. Engagement of students grades 4-8 in afterschool/extended school year experience.

The Director will oversee the entire grant but will have the daily responsibility of operating the 4th and 5th grade program. Teaching experience required. Supervisor Certificate preferred.

Please send resume and letter of interest and copy of certification and other appropriate documents to:

Buena Regional BOE
C/o Personnel
P.O. Box 309
Buena, NJ 08310

Application deadline: Thursday, July 25, 2013