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 26th, 2020, NJSACC’s Social Media will be taken over by. . . Tyneisha Gibbs, Director of Expanded Learning Opportunities
Tyneisha K. Gibbs is NJSACC’s Director of Expanded Learning Opportunities. In this role, she provides training and technical assistance for NJDOE’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers.
She earned her BA in Psychology with a double minor in Social Work and Multicultural Studies from Rider University, a Certificate in Non Profit Management from The College of New Jersey and a certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility from Rutgers Business School – Institute of Ethical Leadership. Tyneisha is also a graduate of the Rutgers Business School- Institute of Ethical Leadership’s Victoria Emerging Leaders Program. She believes learning is a lifelong process and is dedicated to expanding learning opportunities for others.
With over ten years of Youth Development, Management and Supervision experience, she believes, “Unorthodox methods of Education can break generational cycles of mental enslavement.” Her life’s passion is dedicated to uplifting our communities through education and access to resources.
In 2019, The Riley Institute selected Tyneisha to participate in the White-Riley-Peterson (WRP) Policy Fellowship. A partnership with the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, the WRP Fellowship is a 10-month, national program designed to equip graduates with a real-world understanding of policy-making for afterschool and expanded learning.
She was born in Newark, NJ and raised in the Jersey shore town of Neptune, NJ. She began her career as a teacher during the day and a Director at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer County. In addition to being passionate about her career, she is a phenomenal wife and an amazing mother to her daughter.