Description: NIA’s comprehensive after-school programs provide participants with new skills and enrichments that help them grow into well-rounded and confident adults. We offer a safe, encouraging, and stimulating environment where youth can receive academic support, explore new things, and cultivate character and a positive self image.
NIA employs a holistic approach to help each youth develop his or her capabilities by designing activities that integrate positive youth development principles and skill development that broaden student abilities and support their emotional, social, academic, creative, and physical development. Youth provide input and actively participate in the planning, design, and implementation of our programs, an experience that both enhances their skills and contributes to building programs that are effective and relevant to their needs and aspirations.
Our programs provide activities such as:
Daily Homework Support
Arts Education – Like Music, Drama, Dance, and Visual Arts
Physical Education – Including sports, active games, and fitness
NIA takes pride in its ability to deliver high quality, high impact programs that have a clearly defined purpose. Key design elements of all NIA after-school programs include a broad range of age appropriate activities, hands-on projects; a strong connection between the program, the day school, and home; high-quality and well-trained staff; and a structured and fun environment.
We value our solid partnerships with the schools we serve through numerous initiatives including New York City's Comprehensive After-School System of NYC (COMPASS) that helps young people build knowledge, skills and self-confidence and nurtures their aspirations through a variety of high quality enrichment opportunities. We believe in open communication and consider our schools as partners in the program planning process. We aim to provide each with specific support services that align with their school’s focus or that they may not be otherwise able to offer to their students. The types of partnerships NIA forms generates benefits for the children and youth we serve. One of the most successful aspects of NIA after-school initiatives has been the focus on leveraging community partners to provide experiences that youth might not otherwise be able to access through the school day.
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|Brief Description: Evacuation drills must be conducted at least monthly during various hours of operation of the school age child care program.|
|Brief Description: The program must maintain on file a record of each evacuation drill conducted, using forms furnished by the Office or approved equivalents.|
|Brief Description: Each program must hold two shelter-in-place drills annually during which procedures and supplies are reviewed. Parents must be made aware of this drill in advance.|
|Brief Description: The program must maintain on file a record of each shelter-in-place drill conducted, using forms provided by the Office or approved equivalents.|
|Brief Description: Renewal. Applicants for renewal of a registration must submit to the Office at least 60 days in advance of the expiration date of the registration the following:|
|Brief Description: a completed application for renewal, including required attestations, on forms furnished by the Office, or approved equivalents. Such application and attestations must include an agreement by the applicant to operate the school-age child care program in conformity with applicable laws and regulations;|
|Brief Description: the names, addresses and day time telephone numbers of at least three acceptable references, other than relatives, at least one of whom can verify employment history, work record and qualifications, and at least one of whom can attest to the applicant's character, habits and personal qualifications to be a school-age child care program staff member;|
|Brief Description: three (3) acceptable references;|
|Brief Description: the forms necessary for the Office to inquire whether the applicant is the subject of an indicated report of child abuse or maltreatment on file with the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment;|
|Brief Description: the forms necessary to check the register of substantiated category one cases of abuse or neglect maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of Persons with Special Needs pursuant to Section 495 of the Social Services Law,|
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