Development, management, and curriculum-building

Build a quality program

When it comes to management and curriculum, you don't need to reinvent the wheel—there are lots of wonderful resources to help you build a quality program with meaningful and engaging content. Below are resources to get you started.

Afterschool Training Toolkit: This web-based toolkit offers research-based practices, sample lessons, video examples and resources to support academic enrichment in afterschool. It covers a wide range of subjects, including literacy, math, science, arts, technology and homework.

Building and Managing Quality Afterschool Programs:  This practitioner's guide is designed to share practices that can help you cover it all: great programming, terrific staff, positive relationships, and plenty of resources to lead and sustain successful afterschool programs. 

Afterschool Research Essentials: Our website features selected resources in the areas of research and evaluation—it's a great place to learn the basics and help you make the case for your proposed afterschool program.