Our free-of-charge College Path Mentorship Program aims to increase college attainment rates by students from high poverty areas of New Jersey and targets students who are enrolled in free or reduced lunch programs in their schools.
With this grant, New York Academy aims to contribute to the projects that build long-term capacity at schools in high-poverty areas in the state of New Jersey. $1,000 to $1,500 will be awarded to successful applicants.
With this award, NYA aims to encourage both AP students and the teachers across the state of New Jersey to pursue scholastic accomplishment in STEM education. 30 students will be awarded $250 and 15 teachers will be awarded $500 each.
New York Academy (NYA) has started an after-school “Robotics Program” at the Paterson Charter School for Science and Technology (PCSST). Classes are held every Tuesday after the school and will continue for 7 weeks. Once a groups finishes the program, it will restart with new students.
NYA held a workshop for high school students on November 24, 2019. The workshop mainly focused on building a personal brand for a successful career. Topics discussed included social media and personal branding, CV preparation and preparing for interviews.