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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Social and Emotional Learning in Out-of-School Time: Foundations and Futures (Part I)

Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Social and Emotional Learning in Out-of-School Time: Foundations and Futures (Part I)

Social and emotional learning (SEL) has gained popularity as a concept in recent years and there remains confusion as well as great interest in the meaning and implementation of SEL in OST settings. In this webinar, we are extremely to have Elizabeth Devaney from the Children’s Institute at University of Rochester and Deborah Moroney from American Institutes for Research joining us to talk about their new book, Social and Emotional Learning in Out-of-School Time: Foundations and Futures.  

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Latest Strategies for Bringing Health & Wellness to OST

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

Latest Strategies for Bringing Health & Wellness to OST

Research shows that parents want healthy options in out-of-school time. Adding fun activities, warm-ups, and healthy enrichment, as well as nutritious snacks and meals, is a great way to engage families and attract new students to your program. This webinar will introduce you to the newly refreshed National AfterSchool Association Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Standards (HEPA 2.0) and you’ll leave with resources to make your afterschool and summer programming inclusive, active, healthy, and fun.

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Youth Voice in Afterschool

Wed, Sep 12, 2018

Youth Voice in Afterschool

The past year has seen a wave of youth and student activists who have made their voices heard on a variety of topics and taken the national stage by storm. Join us for a webinar that discusses how afterschool and summer learning opportunities can provide the support and skills students want and need to raise their voices in public discourse and advocate for the issues and programs they care about.

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What Works: Lessons from 100,000 Lights On Afterschool Celebrations

Thu, Sep 6, 2018

What Works: Lessons from 100,000 Lights On Afterschool Celebrations

Every year, more than 1 million Americans come together in more than 8,000 Lights On Afterschool events in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Like afterschool programs, Lights On Afterschool celebrations can be whatever you make of them; events come in all shapes and sizes, and don't have to cost a lot to be effective. Join us in this webinar to learn insights on how to use our extensive event planning tools and go over all of the basics to help you stay on track with your planning for this year's celebration.

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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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