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  • We are seeking presenters who are able to present a workshop in one of three categories:  STEAM in Program Practices STEAM in Program Design STEAM in Partnerships. Workshops should be appropriate for staff working with K – 8th grades.  Each workshop will be presented in all three sessions; participants will rotate through the workshops. The […]

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  • Despite the weather outside, summer is just around the corner! The Coaltion for New Britain’s Youth is happy to assist in the distribution of the 2019 New Britain Summer Learning Experiences request for proposals.   This year’s program will be from July 22nd through August 9th. FAQ’s about the three Summer Learning Experiences: Summer Enrichment […]

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  • Want to ensure that afterschool programs are funded? Want to expand funding for summer programs? Have ideas about state laws that impact afterschool and summer programs for kids? Join the Connecticut After School Network for its first Advocacy Task Force conference call of 2019. Learn about what we have planned for the upcoming state legislative […]

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  • The New York Life Foundation is seeking applicants for its Aim High local grant program to support afterschool, summer, or expanded learning programs serving middle schoolers. A total of 26 grant awards will be made nationwide. Take a look to see which grant category is a good fit for you, and apply! Three grant categories: ● $100,000 over […]

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  • What Will You Do to Save the Planet? Take the #GeoChallenge!   Did you know that 500 million plastic straws are used every day? Eight million tons of plastic flow into the ocean every year? We need creative and actionable ideas from young people to literally save the planet.

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  • NEW (FREE!) LEARNING RESOURCES FROM NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC & MOTT FOUNDATION Real-world problems call for critical thinking and real-world solutions and afterschool programs are a great place for kids to learn, collaborate, and figure out how to make their communities better. The Mott Foundation and National Geographic want to help afterschool programs open the world to […]

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  • SAVE THE DATE! Educators Appreciation Day at Mystic Seaport Museum Saturday, October 20, 2018 (rain or shine) Join us for Educators Appreciation Day at Mystic Seaport Museum on October 20th.  All teachers, administrators, homeschoolers, paraprofessionals, afterschool professionals, and their families (up to four people total with teacher ID) will receive free Mystic Seaport Museum admission.

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  • Celebrate the 19th annual Lights On Afterschool Oct. 25, 2018! Launched in October 2000, Lights On Afterschool is the only nationwide event celebrating afterschool programs and their important role in the lives of children, families and communities. The effort has become a hallmark of the afterschool movement and generates media coverage across the country each year.  The Afterschool Alliance […]

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  • Earn $$$ for your After School Program through this Research Opportunity

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  • REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Proposals deadline November 2, 2018 March 29th & 30th, 2019 Hartford-Windsor Marriott CT Office of Early Childhood, The Alliance for Bloomfield’s Children, CT After School Network, CT Early Childhood Alliance, CT Family Resource Center Alliance, CT Parents as Teachers,  CT Head Start Collaborative, The Village for Families and Children, University of Hartford, […]

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