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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Let's Hear It for the Girls: Supporting Girls in Afterschool

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Let's Hear It for the Girls: Supporting Girls in Afterschool

In the past decade, girls in the U.S. have experienced rapid demographic, social, economic, and technological changes. In this webinar, a lead researcher from the Girl Scout Research Institute will present findings from their recently released report, The State of Girls, the first-of-its-kind report series to focus on the health and well-being of the 26 million girls in the U.S. Also featured in the webinar are speakers from Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas and Girls on the Run International, who will each discuss strategies their programs employ.

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Tips to Apply for the New York Life Foundation Aim High Grant

Wed, Jan 25, 2017

Tips to Apply for the New York Life Foundation Aim High Grant

The New York Life Foundation has created a new $1.95 M grant opportunity, Aim High. This May, 18 awards will be made to out-of-school time programs serving disadvantaged youth. 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, administrator of the grant application process. 

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Learning from Summer: Findings and Implications for Summer Learning Programs

Wed, Jan 18, 2017

Learning from Summer: Findings and Implications for Summer Learning Programs

What is the impact of summer learning programs on their student outcomes? Do the number of days a student attends a summer learning program make a difference on outcomes?What can summer learning programs do to better serve their students? In this webinar, hear new findings from a study conducted by RAND and made possible by The Wallace Foundation which takes a close look at the impact district-led summer learning programs have on students’ behavior and language arts, math, and social and emotional outcomes.

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Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy and Practice

Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy and Practice

While bullying has been a concern for students in the U.S. for generations, the advent of new technologies and the introduction of cyberbullying raises complicated hurdles to overcome. In this webinar, leading researchers on the effects of bullying will share findings, conclusions and recommendations from a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy and Practice.

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What Reviewers Want: Insights on the Dollar General Afterschool Literacy Award

Thu, Nov 10, 2016

What Reviewers Want: Insights on the Dollar General Afterschool Literacy Award

For two consecutive years, the Afterschool Alliance has overseen the review process for the Dollar General Afterschool Literacy Award, receiving and carefully reading hundreds of applications and working closely with past award winners. Now, for the award’s third year, made possible through the generous support of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, we want to share insights and lessons we’ve gained from previous review processes with those of you who are interested in nominating a program. 

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Measuring the Impact of STEM Learning in Afterschool

Wed, Nov 2, 2016

Measuring the Impact of STEM Learning in Afterschool

How can we understand and measure the true impact of afterschool STEM experiences? ?  In this webinar we will hear about three innovative efforts —Connected Learning, Activated Learner, and Longitudinal— that are studying how learning, including STEM learning, develops across time and space, and how afterschool programs contribute to that process.  

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Use New Digital Tools from ARTHUR to Help Promote Prosocial Skills and Reduce Bullying 

Wed, Sep 28, 2016

Use New Digital Tools from ARTHUR to Help Promote Prosocial Skills and Reduce Bullying 

For 20 seasons, the characters from the award-winning PBS series ARTHUR, have helped prepare children for success in life. In this webinar, members of WGBH - producers of the award-winning ARTHUR series - will introduce you to the Arthur Interactive Media (AIM) Buddy Project--a new initiative aimed at helping young children build their social, emotional, and character skills and attitudes. 

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Level the Field in Computer Science with Girls Who Code

Tue, Sep 20, 2016

Level the Field in Computer Science with Girls Who Code

Coding and computer science are hot topics in the education world—as necessary skills for the 21st century, as opportunities to access a growing job market, and as relevant hooks to engage today’s youth. Curious to know how afterschool programs can get involved? Join this webinar to find out!

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Raising a Generation of Innovators: The How and Why of Promoting Creativity in Children

Wed, Sep 7, 2016

Raising a Generation of Innovators: The How and Why of Promoting Creativity in Children

Creativity is a fundamental skill in today’s rapidly changing world. In this webinar, experts from the Center for Childhood Creativity will lead participants in an interactive session exploring seven critical components of creativity that are essential for children to develop as they learn to think creatively, work creatively with others, and creating innovative solutions to problems. 

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