The Professional Development Coordinator designs and implements professional development sessions for New York City teachers, and acts as the Staten Island Zoo partner in the Urban Advantage middle school science initiative. An ideal candidate should have experience in informal or formal education and be able to adapt to different teaching environments. The PD Coordinator must be an organized individual with excellent communication and time management skills.
The Family Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for all programming intended for Urban Advantage families. They will develop, implement, and assess a plan for increasing family engagement through school-based outreach, on-site family programming, and family events. This will include the creation of new in-person and virtual programs that align with UA approaches to education, as well as marketing those programs to UA schools in the Staten Island community.