Thursday, April 25, 2019

Women in Tech: Meet City Year’s First Female Chief Information Officer

Ellen Gulachenski, City Year’s chief information officer, is not one to turn down a challenge. Whether it’s taking over a failed project or building new skills, Ellen approaches every challenge as a learning opportunity—an attitude that has served her well in the male-dominated tech industry. In honor of Girls in ICT Day, we caught up with Ellen to hear how she became City Year’s CIO and what keeps her interested in technology.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Five Things to Know Before Applying to Serve with City Year Orlando

Beyond the amazing weather, vibrant community and—we know what you’re thinking—the theme parks, there’s some amazing work City Year Orlando is doing to support student success and educational equity.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Miami Schools Are Looking for Leaders Like You

Thinking about becoming a corps member? Take a peek into the day-to-day work of City Year Miami AmeriCorps members and see what you think!

Monday, April 22, 2019

Four Ways to Ace the Short Answer Response on Your City Year Application

As you make your way through the City Year application, you may find it challenging to respond to the short-answer question. Fear not! I’m here to help. Here are some tips to help you tell your story and communicate your motivation.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Making Sense Out of Math with Games, Competition and ‘Growth Mindset’

Everyone wins when students become fiercer competitors at games that test their math abilities.