Afterschool Webinars

Learn from experts and fellow practitioners on the latest in afterschool, including program funding, research and analysis, practical guides, and how to's.

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Learning from Successful Efforts to Integrate Social & Emotional Learning in Afterschool

Tue, Jul 24, 2018

Learning from Successful Efforts to Integrate Social & Emotional Learning in Afterschool

From helping children and youth develop positive relationships to landing their first job, social and emotional skills and competencies are supporting success in school, work, and life. Join us for a conversation with The Possibility Project, Girls on the Run, and City of Denver’s Office of Children’s Affairs for a discussion of how afterschool programs and systems can integrate social and emotional learning.

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Expert Perspectives: Building Social and Emotional Skills in Afterschool

Wed, Jun 6, 2018

Expert Perspectives: Building Social and Emotional Skills in Afterschool

Those of us in the out-of-school time field have long known that afterschool and summer programs can have a huge impact on youth through the development of social and emotional skills, even if we haven’t always called them by that name. Join us for a great discussion of how and why afterschool programs around the country are doubling down on the importance of SEL during which our expert presenters will help identify straightforward, cost-effective strategies for improving SEL in any program.
 

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Summer Learning Program Recruitment Best Practices

Thu, May 10, 2018

Summer Learning Program Recruitment Best Practices

Join the National Summer Learning Association and the Afterschool Alliance for a webinar featuring The Wallace Foundation’s newly released “Summer Learning Recruitment Guide,” a guide based on the experiences of five large urban school districts and their community partners that recruited thousands of children for voluntary summer learning programs. 

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Déjà Vu: The President’s Budget Eliminates Afterschool Funding. What Happens Now?

Wed, Apr 11, 2018

Déjà Vu: The President’s Budget Eliminates Afterschool Funding. What Happens Now?

President Trump’s budget proposal for FY 2019, released in February, calls for the complete elimination of 21st Century Community Learning Center funding. These funds currently support nearly 10,000 local afterschool and summer programs serving nearly 2 million children all across the nation. The budget proposal also calls for massive cuts to a wide array of other federal funding streams that go to afterschool programs. What does this mean for your program? Your community? And, most importantly, can these budget cuts be stopped?

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Exploring the Environment in Afterschool

Thu, Mar 29, 2018

Exploring the Environment in Afterschool

Environmental education inspires student to engage with and learn about the world around them. Afterschool programs have a unique opportunity to foster this exploration of the natural world, take students outside, and engage students in real-world science. Join us with Plum Landing, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and Science Action Club for a conversation on tools, curriculum, and resources on environmental education in afterschool.

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State-Level Strategies for Bridging Schools & Afterschool in ESSA

Wed, Feb 28, 2018

State-Level Strategies for Bridging Schools & Afterschool in ESSA

The Federal Education law, ESSA, is currently in its first full year of implementation. Schools are looking for ways to encourage stakeholder engagement, identify resources, devise transparent reporting and prepare for well-rounded student success. Join us for a great webinar to learn how advocates are building bridges between schools and out-of-school time programs and discuss how you too can help the field to prepare for - and engage in - these important conversations.

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The Growing Out-of-School Time Field: Part II

Wed, Feb 7, 2018

The Growing Out-of-School Time Field: Part II

Tune into Part II of this webinar series highlighting insights from the newly released book, The Growing Out-of-School Time Field: Past, Present, and Future, which delves into the ways in which the OST field has matured over the past two decades as a partner in helping children and youth reach their full potential. This webinar will feature leaders in the field discussing the roles of professional development and federal policy in the OST field, and what the future holds for the OST movement.

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Building Workforce Skills in Afterschool

Wed, Jan 31, 2018

Building Workforce Skills in Afterschool

Afterschool and summer programs across the country are helping to close the gap between the skills and competencies that students possess and the needs of employers.  Join us for a conversation with Education Practice & Immersion for Credit, Sunrise of Philadelphia, and Minneapolis Beacons to discuss how their programs are helping students build fundamental skills for future success.

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Applying for the New York Life Foundation's 2018 Aim High Grants for Middle School OST

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Applying for the New York Life Foundation's 2018 Aim High Grants for Middle School OST

This May, the New York Life Foundation will make 26 awards to out-of-school time programs serving disadvantaged youth through their Aim High grant program. Join us for this webinar to learn more about the grant opportunity, eligibility and expectations from Marlyn Torres, Senior Program Officer at the New York Life Foundation, and Dan Gilbert, the administrator of the grant application and review process. Have your questions ready, and hear tips on making your application stand out from the crowd. 

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