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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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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Lights On Afterschool: Planning and Messaging for STEM Events

Tue, Sep 6, 2016

Lights On Afterschool: Planning and Messaging for STEM Events

We all know that afterschool programs are a great way to get children and youth excited about STEM and should be integral partners in STEM education. If you’re looking for ideas and suggestions for how to talk compellingly about your STEM programs and put together a STEM-themed Lights On Afterschool event, this webinar is for you!

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Developing High-Quality STEM Experiences at Every Age

Thu, Sep 1, 2016

Developing High-Quality STEM Experiences at Every Age

How do you create meaningful STEM experiences for students from elementary to middle to high school? In this webinar, we’ll hear from two STEM education experts and from two afterschool practitioners, the California Tinkering Afterschool Network and a statewide professional development provider, on how they differentiate instruction and staff training across the K-12 grade span.

 

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Lights On Afterschool: Promoting Healthy Eating & Physical Activity

Tue, Aug 30, 2016

Lights On Afterschool: Promoting Healthy Eating & Physical Activity

Are you looking for ways to make sure that your Lights On Afterschool event showcases how afterschool programs can keep kids healthy and active by incorporating the Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) standards? In this webinar, we’ll make sure that you have all the ideas, tools, and resources you need to plan an event that shows the important role that afterschool programs play in keeping kids healthy and active before and after the school bell rings.

 
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Lights On Afterschool: Engaging Youth Voice & Letters to the Next President

Thu, Aug 25, 2016

Lights On Afterschool: Engaging Youth Voice & Letters to the Next President

In this webinar, we will dig into how programs around the country can leverage their Lights On Afterschool events to engage youth voice, with a particular focus on the opportunities made available through the new Letters to the Next President project that is being co-hosted by the National Writing Project and KQED.

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Lights On Afterschool: Traditional and Social Media Strategies

Tue, Aug 23, 2016

Lights On Afterschool: Traditional and Social Media Strategies

In this webinar, we will provide ideas for engaging the media and using social media before, during and after your Lights On Afterschool event to maximize your event's profile in the community and overall impact!

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Lights On Afterschool: Making Afterschool an Election Issue

Thu, Aug 18, 2016

Lights On Afterschool: Making Afterschool an Election Issue

In this webinar, we will discuss a variety of strategies and considerations when planning your event and reaching out to policy makers to make sure that your Lights On Afterschool event makes a big splash!

 
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Lights On Afterschool 101

Tue, Aug 16, 2016

Lights On Afterschool 101

In Lights On Afterschool 101 we will show you the basics of planning a successful Lights On Afterschool event. Lights On Afterschool events can be whatever you make them; like afterschool programs, Lights On Afterschool events come in all shapes and sizes and don't have to cost a lot to be effective.

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Supporting Grieving Children in Afterschool & Summer Learning Programs

Thu, Jun 9, 2016

Supporting Grieving Children in Afterschool & Summer Learning Programs

The vast majority of children experience the death of a close family member or friend by the time they complete high school. In this webinar, we will help out-of-school professionals learn basic skills in how to talk with and support students as they struggle to understand and cope with a loss in their lives.  

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