Aligning School Day and Afterschool
Afterschool Training Toolkit
Developed by SEDL, National Center for Quality Afterschool, this website is a collection of research-based practices, sample lessons, video examples, and resources to support academic enrichment in afterschool.
Beyond the Bell: A Toolkit for Creating Effective Afterschool Programs
Beyond the Bell is a suite of products designed by Learning Point Associates to help afterschool directors sustain high-quality, effective afterschool programs. The suite provides resources and training for afterschool staff that are practical, easy-to-use, and grounded in research and experience.
Building and Managing Quality Afterschool Programs
This guide is intended to share the insights of SEDL’s National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning (the National Partnership) as well as information about both the academic and the organizational and management practices that successful afterschool programs use. This tool is a structured way to organize and manage the implementation of any new or enhanced afterschool practice.
See Linking to the School Day, pages 36-39.
Connecting School and Afterschool: 15 Ways to Improve Partnerships, sponsored by United Way of Massachusetts Bay and the Nellie Mae Education Foundation. These cards are the result of an initiative where eight greater Boston-based afterschool programs examined how students positively benefited from strong partnerships between their schools
and afterschool programs. Each card outlines an activity with subsequent step-by-step action plans including helpful tips along the way for afterschool program directors.