Young Education Professionals-Boston
2/27/14 - Networking Happy Hour @ Saloon in Somerville
Networking Happy Hour with Education Pioneers
On January 21st YEP-Boston and Education Pioneers connected for an informal networking event co-sponsored by YEP-Boston and Education Pioneers. Folks working in or interested in the education or nonprofit sector and prospective applicants for Education Pioneers’ Graduate School Fellowship attended.
Panel: Scaling Volunteers in Public Schools
YEP-Boston partnered with City Awake to talk about Social Impact at the Microsoft NERD Center for a panel discussion on scaling volunteers in public schools.
Our panel featured distinguished and visionary leaders in the education sphere including Pamela Civins, Executive Director of Boston Partners in Education; Scott Frost, BPS teacher and former French-trained chef and Boston Partners in Education volunteer; Alan Safran, Co-founder and President of SAGA Innovations, Inc. and former Executive Director of Match; and Antonio Gutierrez, Co-founder of SAGA Innovations, Inc. and former Match HS student.
LearnLaunch Institute and YEP-Boston host EdTech Pitch Night!
Six edtech startups pitched their products to a live audience, judged by four teachers and administrators. The winners were InterLACE (judges pick) and AutismSees (audience favorite).
Wednesday, January 21st: Networking Happy Hour with Education Pioneers
Join us on January 21st from 5:30-7:30pm at Meadhall for an informal networking event co-sponsored by YEP-Boston and Education Pioneers. This event is open to folks working in or interested in the education or nonprofit sector, as well as all prospective applicants for Education Pioneers’ Graduate School Fellowship. Meet YEP-Boston leadership and Education Pioneers staff and alumni to learn more about their fellowship experiences. Light appetizers provided, cash bar.
Education Pioneers unleashes the potential of leaders and managers to transform education. Through selective Fellowships, we strengthen the ranks of exceptional leaders in key education organizations, including school districts, charter school organizations, education agencies, and more. Final Round applications are due February 2, 2015.
For more details and to register visit Eventbrite.
Apply Now! Deadline April 18, 2014
Young Education Professionals-Boston seeks new members to join its board. This is a leadership opportunity for those with an interest in education and a dedication to the mission of keeping Boston's professional education community connected through relationship-building, knowledge development, career and professional development, and community engagement.
YEP-Boston is looking for new board members to support the following activities:
Announcing our first education Speed Networking event!
Join YEP-Boston for Speed Networking at Lir in Boston. We will be holding a structured networking event allowing you to meet young education professionals in the community. Business casual attire and business cards are highly encouraged!
Doors/Registration opens at 5:30 pm
Speed networking from 6:00 to 7:30 pm
Open networking from 7:30 to 8:00 pm
YEP-BOSTON 2014 ANNOUNCEMENTS
We hope to see you at YEP-Boston's next networking Happy Hour!
Our first YEP-Boston event of 2014 will be Thursday, February 27th at Saloon in Davis Square, Somerville. Follow the link below to register!
YEP-BOSTON FROM 2013 TO 2014
Coming this year…
YEP-Boston is expanding our programming options to offer you more ways to engage:
Winter: Social Event
January: Service Event
February/March: Networking Event
April: Career Development Event
May/June: Networking Event
As we expand our programming, help us keep YEP-Boston free for everyone. Visit here. For more information, contact us directly. We appreciate all levels of support.
YEP-Boston Leadership Team is growing!
Do you have great ideas? Constantly wanting to give feedback? Maybe you’d like to engage at the level of leadership, but are unsure about the time commitment? This is for you!
Seeking: Members for the “new” YEP-Boston Focus Committee
Info/Description: People with new ideas willing to share with YEP-Boston community. People who want to see increased engagement and more growth within YEP-Boston and are committed to making it happen. A flexible position that allows individuals to commit at their convenience, as needed.
Contact Info: Anthea Brady at boston [at] youngedprofessionals [dot] org
YEP-Boston Membership, Communications and More
Last week October 10th we launched a very important survey. Please help us learn more about you by filling out our very first annual member survey. Takes less than 10 minutes to complete and with your responses, we can plan events and opportunities to better serve the YEP-Boston community. Get started here and thank you!
Over the past year, YEP-Boston had some frequent posters and we’d like to acknowledge those individuals here as the “Many Valuable Posters” who’ve helped to grow our list serv by posting regularly. See our MVPs and their affiliations/organizations below.
Lucy Rugo, The Achievement Network
Samantha Simmons, Education Pioneers
Molly Fohn, Learn Launch
Carolyn Roscoe, Citizen Schools
Eric Thompson, EV
Shannon Fox, Blueprint Schools Network
Sarah Fankhauser, Harvard Journal of Emerging Investigators
Monnica Chan, The New England Board for Higher Education
Will Otto, Stand for Children
Shannon O’Halloran, General Assembly
Eli Harrington, World Boston
Sara Bartolino, National Center on Time and Learning
Mary Dillman, Boston Public Schools
Caitlin McGillicuddy, Crossroads4Kids
Tara Greco, BoomWriter Media
Jessica Jacob, The Boys & Girls Club of Middlesex County
We hope everyone will continue to post and let us know if we can help. We'd like to thank all those who have helped us grow through engaging our list serv. Questions about what makes it into the list serv aka the “Google Group"? Click here.
YEP-Boston's anniversary month events: C4c and C2c
Join us the evening of Thursday October 17, 2013 at Julep's Bar from 7:30-9:30 to help us celebrate the first anniversary for YEP-Boston in the Greater Boston area. Cocktails for a Cause (C4C) is a dress-to-impress, bring-a-friend affair and there is no charge for this event. #YEPBostonAnniv1
During the celebration, we are also raising awareness for the "cause" Cradles to Crayons (C2C)-an organization whose mission is to provide children ages 0 to 12 with some of the most important basics of life free of charge. This is YEP-Boston's first service activity. If interested in participation, you may bring an approved item with you to C4C or you can either sign-up now to donate your time (Registration code:a0RC000000Cp1B6) or wait to sign up at C4C.
There is no obligation to attend. Feel free to share your invitation with everyone. We hope to see you celebrate with us at C4C as we raise awareness for C2C. Questions? Contact us.
happy 1 year anniversary yep-boston!!!