Thank you all for tuning in throughout the month of May as our staff members takeover NJSACC’s social media! Each week, a staffer will highlight #Afterschool related resources, news, and fun! Once a day, lookout for tailor-made content with pizzazz, brought to you by NJSACC: The Statewide Network for New Jersey’s Afterschool Communities!
For the week of May 11th, 2020, NJSACC’s Social Media will be taken over by. . . Lee McDermott Schaefer, Policy Director
Lee McDermott Schaefer is NJSACC’s Policy Director. She coordinates NJSACC’s efforts to build public, private and political support for afterschool. Previously, she served as the Operations Director of the League of Young Voters, a national youth civic engagement organization, where she was responsible for the organization’s finances, human resources, and organizational development. She also worked for the Open Society Institute’s Youth Initiatives program, where she managed grants in the areas of youth media, urban debate and school reform. She studied Economics at New York University and Nonprofit Management at the New School. After several years in Brooklyn, she once again lives in her hometown of Westfield with her husband and three beautiful children and is a proud Girl Scout troop leader.