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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Empatico: A Platform for Empathy

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

Empatico: A Platform for Empathy

Join us to learn about how afterschool and summer learning programs can use Empatico, a new, free tool to teach social-emotional skills and build empathy by connecting young people to communities and cultures that are very different from their own.

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Federal Policy and Afterschool Part II: Beyond 21st Century and Child Care Funds

Wed, Jun 5, 2019

Federal Policy and Afterschool Part II: Beyond 21st Century and Child Care Funds

This year Congress is looking at reauthorizing several laws that can have a serious impact on afterschool programs around the country, including the Higher Education Act and the Child Nutrition Act. Join us for the second installment of this webinar series to learn how both of these important pieces of legislation impact your program and the children and families you serve.

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Federal Policy and Afterschool Part I: "The Usual Suspects"

Wed, May 29, 2019

Federal Policy and Afterschool Part I: "The Usual Suspects"

Join us for the first installment on our Federal Policy and Afterschool webinar series and get the scoop on the funding process, what's new with 21st Century Community Learning Centers and the Child Care Development Block Grant, and what's next for afterschool on Capitol Hill.

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Part III: Summer Learning Toolkit—A Deeper Dive: Creating Site Climate and Culture

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

Part III: Summer Learning Toolkit—A Deeper Dive: Creating Site Climate and Culture

Summer learning programs offer the chance for kids to stay safe and remain engaged during the out-of-school-time months and build both academic and social and emotional skills, as they explore all that your program has to offer. As you continue planning for the upcoming summer season, we wanted to provide a deep dive into a topic that would be relevant and helpful as you prepare for success in the months to come.

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Summer Learning Toolkit--A Deeper Dive: Keys to Staffing & Professional Development

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Summer Learning Toolkit--A Deeper Dive: Keys to Staffing & Professional Development

Summer learning programs offer invaluable spaces to engage youth in learning and development during the months when many students lose ground. Join us for a conversation with Pittsburgh Public Schools and Allegheny Partners for Out-of-School Time (APOST), one of the district-intermediary partnerships featured in the Summer Learning Project who participated in the study that informed the creation of the Toolkit. 

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Service Years as a Strategy to Expand Access to Afterschool

Tue, Mar 26, 2019

Service Years as a Strategy to Expand Access to Afterschool

One effective strategy to increase program capacity is bringing service year members to your afterschool program. We go over the nuts and bolts of how you can make this happen.

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Understanding Digital Leadership and Best Practices for Engaging Girls in Tech

Tue, Mar 12, 2019

Understanding Digital Leadership and Best Practices for Engaging Girls in Tech

Providing girls with the tools to be active creators of technological innovation is a growing priority in education across the country. In this webinar we will hear from a researcher at Girl Scouts about findings from their report, Decoding the Digital Girl, exploring how girls are using their digital experiences to improve their lives, their communities, and the world, and from a curriculum developer with Girls Who Code, who will discuss promising practices and strategies.

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Afterschool Programs – Important Partners in CTE Planning and Implementation

Tue, Feb 26, 2019

Afterschool Programs – Important Partners in CTE Planning and Implementation

Afterschool programs help prepare youth for the workforce of today and tomorrow — and career and technical education (CTE) has a similar goal. In this webinar, learn about the newly reauthorized CTE law (Perkins V) and additional opportunities for states, districts, and programs to collaborate and help students find and enter career pathways.

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How Afterschool Programs are Supporting a New Generation of Civic Minded Youth

Wed, Feb 20, 2019

How Afterschool Programs are Supporting a New Generation of Civic Minded Youth

The United States is currently facing a civic engagement predicament, but we can turn the tides by promoting the growth of civically minded individuals from a young age. Join us for a conversation with YWCA New Britain and Equity Alliance MN to see how they have successfully implemented afterschool programs that bring the lessons of democracy to life, lift up youth voice, and empower youth to be change makers. 

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