Current Volunteers

"I would like to thank all the volunteers at YPIE, especially Allison, for believing in me, guiding me, and celebrating every accomplishment with me."  --Katherine, YPIE Scholar

Thank You to all our YPIE Volunteers!

See this video of thanks to all YPIE Volunteers, featuring YPIE Scholar Katherine, her mother Katy and Graduation Coach Allison.

Important YPIE Updates for all YPIE Coaches! 

  • Upcoming Coffee & Brew -- Tuesday, December 1st at 9 am: A session discussing best practices for listening and motivating students, led by our partners at Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) Mental Health Services. 
  • School Based Meetings: Thanks to all the coaches who attended our YPIE Coach School Based meetings.  If you missed the meeting and would like more information, please contact Steve.
  • YPS Covid Update: Hybrid in-school & online models began this month for all Yonkers Public Schools. Please check in with your student and ask which option they chose and how it is going so far.
  • PSATs and SATs: Due to the pandemic, only 12th grade students were given the opportunity to take the YPS-administered SAT in mid-October. SATs are largely not required or even accepted by schools seniors are applying to. Please reach out to your YPIE College Advisor for specific information.
Special Volunteer Projects!​
  • YPIE Academic Tutors: if you or someone you know is interested in becoming an academic tutor for our students in the subject areas of Precalculus, Calculus, Statistics, AP Biology, and/or AP Chemistry please let me know or visit ypie.org/volunteer.
  • Science Research Mentors: If you are interested in partnering with students as they dive into their science research, please visit ypie.org/science-mentors. We appreciate you sharing this opportunity with others.
News
  • YPIE is recruiting 9th grade YPS students to apply to the YPIE Scholars Program! If you’re in touch with any YPS families with 9th grade students (your students’ siblings included) please direct them to apply at ypie.org/scholars-app
  • YPIE Tech Squad is a team of YPIE students who are volunteering their time and talent to help adults with tech questions. Need help with Zoom, Google Meet, Google Docs, etc. sign up here for a one-on-one appointment.
Resources 

 

YPIE Coach Materials (for current coaches)​


 

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