City Year Alumni Teachers: Continuing to Make a Difference in Education After Their Service Year
While City Year AmeriCorps members go on flourish in many different careers after their year of national service, about half of our alumni who responded to a recent survey have shared that they are active in the education sector, 16 percent of whom are currently classroom teachers. City Year now has plans to nearly double the number of alumni who enter the teaching profession by providing them with additional supports so they can more easily enter pathways into teaching.
Building Strategic Partnerships to Provide Students with Year-Round Learning Support
City Year and BellXcel are developing a new collaborative partnership because we know that for students to succeed in the classroom and beyond, they need access to engaging and rigorous opportunities for academic and social-emotional growth throughout the entire year.
City Year, A Good First Step for Florida Educators
Many City Year alumni find a year of serving in schools to be a launching pad for a rewarding career in education. Find out how serving with City Year in Florida prepared Mandy Casals ’14, Le´ Amber Dunn ‘14 and Marco David ‘17 to take on the front of the classroom as teachers.
Meet Our 2018 Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Awards Winners
For the past 29 years, City Year alumni have been making a difference in their communities both inside and outside of City Year. Since 2005, Comcast NBCUniversal has recognized 72 City Year alumni with our highest alumni recognition—the Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Award. This year's recipients were honored last week at an awards dinner during City Year's Summer Academy, sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal.
Four Tips for Working with Students Who Have Experienced Trauma
Emily Alexander (San Antonio ’11, ’12), is a school social worker in Washington D.C. Read about her desire to break the barriers that provide obstacles for students and how building relationships is just one step in helping students who’ve experienced trauma.