tag: iCONNECT

Delia Denson

Delia Denson

Communications Coordinator

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The Power of iConnect!

Tizhane, a student at the High School for Graphic Communication Arts, first joined Urban Arts Partnership last year as part of iConnect, a program designed to engage students struggling with attendance. This month, she was among the students honored by Principal Lyons for perfect attendance at Graphics. Since joining iConnect, Tizhane has blossomed as a leader ... Continue reading ›

Sarah Bowie

Sarah Bowie

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iCONNECT @ Community Action School – MS 258

On Thursday January 16th, 18 iConnect middle school students from Community Action Middle School (MS 258) had a day filled with laughter and fun on their first field trip to Dave and Buster's.  The students were excited to take a break from school and enjoy a day of food and games, while bonding with one another ... Continue reading ›

Sarah Bowie

Sarah Bowie

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Fun! Brr! Yes!…iCONNECT at Bryant Park!

On Friday the 13th, iCONNECT teens from HSAII (High School for Arts, Imagination & Inquiry) started the afternoon with excitement and joy which was a great energy to have on our FIRST trip! Getting to know each other by busting our bottoms and competing for who skates the best is quite interesting at Bryant Park. Lots ... Continue reading ›

Sarah Bowie

Sarah Bowie

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iCONNECT at Graphics High School Bowling Party!

On a snowy day in December, the iCONNECT crew at Graphics High School in Manhattan, led by Liz Cruz-Cortes & Kasiem Walters, made their way to Bowlmor Lanes in Times Square.  As a part of an attendance incentive and holiday celebration, the twelve students came together to eat, practice their bowling skills, and relax with their ... Continue reading ›

Sarah Bowie

Sarah Bowie

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UAP Mentor Alumni ready to CONNECT with iCONNECT!

This October, fourteen UAP Alumni were trained to become experts in what it takes to solidify their role as a good role model & leader through the iCONNECT Peer Mentor program.  They were trained in topics such as Adolescent Development, Communication Skills, Person-in-environment theory, Relationship-building, Establishing Healthy Boundaries, Icebreakers and many other essential skills and theories ... Continue reading ›

Kaya Chwals

Kaya Chwals

CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

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Urban Arts Professional Development Relaunch

Urban Arts Partnership is excited to present the relaunch of our Professional Development Department, a space for school communities to be inspired in their teaching and learning. With the Expanded Learning initiative and our new breadth in Story Studio, Fresh Prep, and iConnect, Urban Arts will be providing over 240 professional development and parent workshops in ... Continue reading ›