After-School All-Stars (ASAS) recognized a $300,000 three-year national grant from Misha Malyshev, CEO of Teza Technologies, at the National After-School Summit on March 24, 2015. ASAS co-hosted the event with the USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy and Afterschool Alliance to demonstrate the importance of after-school programs.
Malyshev said, “We applaud ASAS’ dedication to preparing at-risk students for future success. We are committed to supporting several of the organization’s after-school programs and helping communities across the country and in Chicago.”
The National After-School Summit brought together leaders from local and state government, law enforcement, technology, business and philanthropy. Speakers included former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, former U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige, USC Sol Price School of Public Policy Dean Jack Knott, Google’s Director of Education and University Relations Maggie Johnson, and Evernote’s CEO Phil Libin. They discussed the importance of protecting and expanding public and private support for after-school programs at the local, state and national level.