After School

Next Week: Teza Sponsors After-School All-Stars Stair Climb 2015

Teza has supported After School All-Stars programming in Chicago over the past few years, and the company is getting its New York office involved with an upcoming event. Teza is challenging its employees to climb 68 floors of 4 World Trade Center as part of the After-School All-Stars Stair Climb. It is 1200 feet to the top of 4 World Trade Center.
The climb starts at 5:00 PM October 22, 2015.

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This fitness event mirrors the challenge that ASAS poses to their All-Star Students every day. Dream big. Reach for the stars. Make healthy lifestyle choices and engage in physical activity on a daily basis. ASAS has issued the same challenge to their network of supporters, and Teza doesn’t back down from a challenge!

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Report: Afterschool policy advancing in state legislatures nationwide

From AfterSchoolAlliance.org:

“While Congress continues to struggle to pass federal spending and policy changes advancing afterschool and summer learning programs, advocates have been busy building support for local and state efforts to expand access to quality afterschool and summer learning programs. From Vermont to California, friends of afterschool coordinated by Statewide Afterschool Networks have succeeded in fighting back cuts and laying the groundwork for new investments in out of school programming that keep young people safe, help working families and inspire learning. Below are a few highlights of them many actions taking place at the state level.”

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Teza Sponsoring STEM CampUS

Teza Technologies is once again sponsoring STEM CampUS through After-School All-Stars.

STEM CampUS includes:

• Overview of life in high school and college
• CampUs and STEM department tours
• Meetings with admissions officers
• Mock college applications and interviews
• Financial aid education
• STEM entrepreneurial “Shark Tank” style business competition
• Career planning and resume writing
• Evening STEM Career Panels
• High school options and graduation requirements

Check out the flyer below or click here for more information.

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Seth Travis Joins Friends of After-School All-Stars Chicago

Seth Travis, general counsel of Teza Technologies, has joined the Friends of After-School All-Stars Chicago group. Teza and Misha Malyshev have been active supporters of ASAS, and Seth Travis adds to the leadership Teza is taking in helping our nation’s youth.

Malyshev said:

“As a Chicago-based firm, we are pleased to further extend our support locally to ASAS. Seth’s Chicago leadership role is part of our greater commitment to this national organization providing critical services to at-risk teens around the country.”

Travis has been with Teza since 2011 and has nearly 20 years of legal experience.

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National After-School Summit Live Webcast

From After School Alliance:

On Tuesday, March 24, leaders from education, afterschool, government, business, and nonprofits from throughout the United States will convene at the University of Southern California (USC) to discuss the importance of comprehensive afterschool programs in K-12 education, outcomes being achieved and the needs yet unmet. The aim of the Summit, organized by the USC Schwarzenegger Institute, the Afterschool Alliance and the After-School All-Stars, is to acknowledge the important work being done in the field, and encourage greater support for afterschool programs from cities, states, federal government and the private sector.

The live webcast can be found here and will include a check presentation from Misha Malyshev to Arnold Schwarzenegger, who will be accepting on behalf of After-School All-Stars.

The event will begin at 9:30AM PST (11:30AM CT).