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Leadership After City Year eNewsletter - February 2014

Our Newest Partners

Browngive a year Partnership with The Department of Education at Brown University

The Department of Education at Brown University offers many opportunities to explore the field of education. We offer an MAT in Elementary Education, an MAT in Secondary Education (with specialization in English, history/social studies, or science), and an MA in Urban Education Policy.  All programs are one year in length.

The Brown Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program: Students admitted to the MAT Program will receive a City Year give a year scholarship award equal to at least 25% of tuition. All admitted City Year candidates must complete a FAFSA and Brown MAT Financial Aid Application. The scholarship described above represents the minimum award; applicants will be considered for additional aid based on the strength of the application and financial need.

The Brown Master of Urban Education Policy (UEP) Program: Students admitted to the UEP Program will receive a City Year give a year scholarship award equal to at least 25% of tuition. The scholarship described above represents the minimum award; applicants will be considered for additional merit-based aid based on the strength of the application.

Learn more about this partnership.


UNHgive a year Partnership with The Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire

The Master of Arts in Community Development Policy and Practice is the Carsey Institute’s graduate program that prepares individuals for advanced policy- and practice-oriented work in sustainable community development both in the United States and in developing countries. The Carsey Institute's mission is to conduct national and regional policy research on vulnerable children, youth, and families and on sustainable community development. Our advisors and partners in the public, private, and nonprofit arena are guiding our work so that it can be a responsive resource to policy makers and practitioners on the ground.

Benefits include:

* $7,000 Tuition Scholarship. Scholarships are awarded based on the amount of time served in the corps or on staff with up to $7,000 in total scholarship available for all City Year corps, staff and alumni admitted to the Master of Arts in Community Development Policy and Practice program.

Learn more about this partnership.


LACY Partnership with CollegeSpring

CollegeSpring partners with schools and community organizations to help students from low-income backgrounds boost SAT scores, navigate college admissions and financial aid, and confidently pursue college degrees. Their programs provide a combination of professional instruction, near-peer mentoring by current undergraduates, and diagnostic SAT testing to help students increase SAT scores and understand the college admissions process.

The City Year experience is a strong indicator of future success as a CollegeSpring mentor and serving a year with City Year strengthens an applicant’s application and chances for being selected as a mentor.

Learn more about this partnership.

LACY Partnership with Match Education

Match Education is a nonprofit education foundation in Boston. We are all about closing the achievement gap and urban education reform. Match Education is a nonprofit education foundation in Boston. We are all about closing the achievement gap and urban education reform. We do this in various and innovative ways. Our Match Corps program is a one year urban education fellowship for those who are interested in public and education policy. We have Match Corps opportunities in Boston and Chicago. For those who are passionate about working in high achieving urban public charter schools, Match Teacher Residency is a perfect fit.

Learn more about this partnership.

 

Partner and Friends Announcements

TNTP Teaching Fellows will be hosting a live webinar for interested City Year alumni and corps members on Tuesday, February 25th at 8PM EST.  Click here to register!  Not sure you can make it?  We'll post the recorded version on our partnership page and on facebook at City Year Alumni Association.

AIF’s William J. Clinton Fellowship  is committed to developing the next generation of leaders. Through 10 months of immersive service with high impact NGOs and social enterprises across India, Fellows advance sustainable development in the fields of education, livelihoods, public health, and human rights.

Deadline extended to February 15th: apply today!


Are you interested in earning an undergraduate or graduate degree from a nationally ranked university? Through the give a year Partnership between Northeastern's College of Professional Studies and City Year, you will be awarded a 25% tuition scholarship.Spring classes begin on April 6, 2014. Take the next step and learn more about our degree programs and our college today.


 

University of Miami School of Education and Human Development offers a Master’s in Community and Social Change. UM-SEHD is partnered with City Year to offer a 25% scholarship to corps members if accepted. Other scholarships may be available if you qualify.  

For questions on the program, contact the Program Director Dr. Voorhees at c.voorhees@miami.edu and for information on applying, contact the Graduate Programs Recruiter Fareza Khan at f.khan@miami.edu

Application deadline is March 1, so apply now!


Your challenge: change lives through service. Continue your national service with Teach For America and become the teacher your students deserve.The final deadline to apply is Thursday, February 20th,

"For the past two years I’ve served as a City Year Corps Member and Team Leader... I have loved the challenge and have been able to see first-hand the effect education makes on our young students. With Teach For America, I hope to continue to change the world, inspire and educate my students, and be a factor of closing the opportunity gap in America.”

Ashley Pangelinan, San Jose '12 & '13, San Jose TFA CM, teaching at the same school where she served.

Millions of kids growing up in poverty lack the quality education that will allow them to succeed – just 9% graduate from college by age 25. Using the skills you’ve gained this year, you could lead a classroom next year as a fully salaried, benefitted teacher.

Our final deadline is February 20th. For more info, please review these FAQs. Contact Jack Robert Omstead to learn more about the benefits of our collaboration with City Year, including same-region placement, deferrals for continued City Year service, and additional support for re-applicants.


City Year is proud to partner with Kaplan Test Prep, a world leader in test preparation for nearly 70 years, so our corps, alumni and staff can enhance their academic and professional development, offering 10% and 15% discounts.

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