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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Learning from Summer: Findings and Implications for Summer Learning Programs

Wed, Jan 18, 2017

Learning from Summer: Findings and Implications for Summer Learning Programs

What is the impact of summer learning programs on their student outcomes? Do the number of days a student attends a summer learning program make a difference on outcomes?What can summer learning programs do to better serve their students? In this webinar, hear new findings from a study conducted by RAND and made possible by The Wallace Foundation which takes a close look at the impact district-led summer learning programs have on students’ behavior and language arts, math, and social and emotional outcomes.

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Raising a Generation of Innovators: The How and Why of Promoting Creativity in Children

Wed, Sep 7, 2016

Raising a Generation of Innovators: The How and Why of Promoting Creativity in Children

Creativity is a fundamental skill in today’s rapidly changing world. In this webinar, experts from the Center for Childhood Creativity will lead participants in an interactive session exploring seven critical components of creativity that are essential for children to develop as they learn to think creatively, work creatively with others, and creating innovative solutions to problems. 

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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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Tips to Apply for the New York Life Foundation Aim High Grant

Wed, Jan 25, 2017

Tips to Apply for the New York Life Foundation Aim High Grant

The New York Life Foundation has created a new $1.95 M grant opportunity, Aim High. This May, 18 awards will be made to out-of-school time programs serving disadvantaged youth. Join us for this webinar to learn more about the grant opportunity, eligibility and expectations from Marlyn Torres, Senior Program Officer at the New York Life Foundation, and Dan Gilbert, administrator of the grant application process. 

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Use New Digital Tools from ARTHUR to Help Promote Prosocial Skills and Reduce Bullying 

Wed, Sep 28, 2016

Use New Digital Tools from ARTHUR to Help Promote Prosocial Skills and Reduce Bullying 

For 20 seasons, the characters from the award-winning PBS series ARTHUR, have helped prepare children for success in life. In this webinar, members of WGBH - producers of the award-winning ARTHUR series - will introduce you to the Arthur Interactive Media (AIM) Buddy Project--a new initiative aimed at helping young children build their social, emotional, and character skills and attitudes. 

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Activating Youth Advocates

Tue, Feb 18, 2014

Activating Youth Advocates

In the second of our series of advocacy-focused webinars sponsored by the Bowne Foundation, we’ve invited a panelist of afterschool leaders to share how they prepare students to be effective program advocates through hands-on training and other youth initiatives.

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Afterschool & the Next Generation Science Standards: Where to start?

Thu, Apr 17, 2014

Afterschool & the Next Generation Science Standards: Where to start?

In this webinar, we’ll start with NGSS 101, highlighting components especially of interest to afterschool. Katelyn Wamsted, program director at Girlstart in Austin, Texas, will then share why Girlstart chose to align its programs and curricula to NGSS, and the steps they’ve taken so far.

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Afterschool and Elections: How You Can Get Involved

Wed, Aug 13, 2014

Afterschool and Elections: How You Can Get Involved

Learn about some of the key challenges and opportunities facing afterschool and summer learning programs during this election season, and discover how you can advocate for afterschool in your community and raise awareness of these critical programs among elected officials and candidates. The speakers will cite examples of successful advocacy efforts, including hosting site visits.

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Afterschool and Keeping Kids Active and Healthy: What You Can Do

Wed, Apr 15, 2015

Afterschool and Keeping Kids Active and Healthy: What You Can Do

With close to 1 in 3 children and teens overweight or obese in the U.S., the health and wellness of students today is a national priority, concerning everyone from policy makers to parents. Afterschool programs are an integral partner to keep kids active and healthy during the out-of-school-time hours and a vital piece of the solution to tackle the obesity epidemic.

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