The Newark Trust for Education works with numerous public and nonprofit educational and community-based organizations to build alignment within Newark's educational ecosystem and ensure equitable access to quality programs and services for Newark families.
SEL4NJ Statewide Working Group (2022)
Why Newark Trust for Education?
- The Newark Trust for Education is a place-based education intermediary in Newark that has a network of school-based practitioners who are committed to social and emotional learning.
- The Trust also has significant relationships in the New Jersey philanthropic community, an essential constituent group in this ecosystem and an important voice in the conversation about how external providers operate in schools.
- It has a history of supporting SEL programs and school-SEL provider collaborations in approximately 34 schools across the city.
- In addition, the Trust has conducted research and learning that begins to explore high-quality partnerships in a 2019 study about school-based mental health services.
Newark Board of Education Candidates Forum (ongoing)
NTE, in collaboration with local partners such as Project Ready, the Rutgers University Newark School of Public Affairs and Administration, the NAACP, Newark, and students from district and charter schools, hosts the annual Newark Board of Education Candidates Forum.Read more
Promise Neighborhood Collaboration (ongoing)Read more
The Broadband Equity Campaign (2022)Read more
FSI Learning Community: Family Leadership Working Group (2022)
NTE is a stakeholder supporting Family Success Institute’s work on meaningful parental and family leadership.Read more
Families as Partners Landscape Paper (2021)
In 2021, NTE published a landscape paper titled Families as partners in Newark’s evolving early childhood landscape that mapped policies and programs influencing early childhood development in Newark in the areas of research and advocacy, maternal and child health, parenting and family stability, and child care and early learning.Read more
Safe and Supportive Learning Environments Summit (2018-present)
Founded in 2018, the Summit serves as a gathering place for educational stakeholders representing families, learning organizations, and public, nonprofit, and community educational institutions that form Newark's educational ecosystem.Read more
South Ward Community Schools (2017-2019)
The South Ward Community Schools Initiative (SWCSI), a collaborative partnership between the Newark Public Schools (NPS) and the City of Newark, began in 2017 as a school transformation strategy designed to address the barriers that prevent students from reaching their full potential.