Uses well-developed systems and sound management to support and enhance program administration and delivery.
Develops, nurtures, and maintains positive relationships and interactions among afterschool staff, students, families, school-day staff, and community members.
Fosters and sustains strong partnerships with families through positive and relevant interactions with program staff.
Establishes and maintains positive relationships and coordinated linkages with school staff and community partners to support student success.
Environment, Safety & Wellness of Students
Collaborates with the school to provide an adequate and secure physical space, as well as a safe, healthy, inclusive, and nurturing environment.
Provides well-rounded experiential learning opportunities to support each student's physical, social, and cognitive growth, including skill building and mastery activities aligned with and providing enrichment to school district content standards.
- General Programming
- Aligning School Day and Afterschool
- Character Education
- Global Literacy
- Outdoor Play and Recess
- Project-Based Learning, Civic Literacy & Service Learning
- Secondary Resources
- Social Studies
- STEM ( Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
The Coalition for a College- and Career-Ready America has summarized new research in this infographic that highlights the benefits high-quality afterschool programs can have on student attendance, behavior, and course-work performance.
A Blog on the latest research, resources, funding and policy on expanding quality afterschool and summer learning programs for children and youth. An Afterschool Alliance resource.