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  • After 117 days without a state budget, the Connecticut General Assembly has passed a veto-proof, bipartisan budget and sent it to Governor Malloy. The state-funded afterschool line is in there for $4.7 million, only a small cut from last year. (Here’s the actual bill that passed.) As with any budget there are winners and losers, and […]

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  • The After School Network CARES! Because of the lingering budget issues the Network has decided to continue to support our providers and their staff. We want YOUR staff to attend the 2017 After School Network’s conference.

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  • We need your help! The following survey will only take a few seconds…we promise! Our survey consists of only 5 questions and will be used later on during conference. Share the link with colleagues, the first 100 responses will be used. Click here to access survey.  

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  • The Connecticut After School Network is looking for full or part-time interns/volunteers to help us with various projects.  These positions do not include a stipend. The intern will provide assistance and support for the communications, events planning, and everyday operations of the Network.  

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  • Remember when people asked children, “what’s wrong with you”? We still do this. Rather we should be asking, “what happened to you”. Childhood trauma is more common than we care to say. There are many different statistics but all support that trauma is highly prevalent in adults and children. You, as providers and staff see […]

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  • The Connecticut After School Network wants to congratulate Mallory Deprey from the New Britain YWCA who was chosen in this year’s class of White Riley Peterson Fellows. She, along with our own Dr. Ken Anthony are the only Connecticut Fellows. Why is this important? The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation is a great supporter of after […]

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  • A 21st Century Community Learning Center (21stCCLC) Bidders Conference will be held on Tuesday, August 29th from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at CREC Central Office (111 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford). The 21stCCLC Request for Proposals is expected to be posted to the CT State Department of Education website on August 21st. Proposals must be submitted by September 22nd. Eligible applicants must serve schools […]

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  • After School Programs Needed to Test QRIS Process This Year Calling all programs that serve elementary and/or middle school youth! We need your help to participate in a pilot program of the OEC’s QRIS system. School-age programs are different than programs serving younger children in many important ways, and this pilot test is a crucial […]

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  • We are currently accepting Request for Presenter forms for the Connecticut After School Network’s 2017 Fall Conference at the Radisson Hotel in Cromwell on Saturday, November 4, 2017.

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  • The 2017 State Department of Education After-School Grant Program for Grades K-12 Purpose: To implement or expand high-quality programs outside school hours that offer students academic/educational enrichment and recreational activities in grades K-12 that are designed to reinforce and complement the regular academic program of participating students. The Request for Proposal has now been posted […]

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