Author Archives CTAfterSchoolNetwork

  • #MyAfterSchoolStory We all have a story about afterschool – and it’s time to share yours!  In a few words, tell your story using the downloadable graphic, snap a picure with it, and then share using the hashtag #MyAfterSchoolStory.  At #NAA2015 they will focus on the power of storytelling and how to craft a powerful. memorable […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • The purpose of the Foundation is to fund programs that improve the quality of life for all residents in the communities it serves. The Foundation contributes to a wide range of organizations that foster economic development as well as social well-being. Organizations must be tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • Supporting LGBTQ Youth in Afterschool Thursday, February 12, 2015 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST Webinar Description:  Safer spaces are created when youth feel not only included but encouraged to be their whole selves. Using developmental frameworks and identity models, Kira Manser will share an individualized approach to understanding gender and diversity. Participants will learn how to recognize […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • Registration is Open! Take Advantage and Get 2013 Rates! NIOST Summer Seminars provides hands-on learning opportunities for youth development professionals to enhance their summer and school year programs. Below is a summary of their offerings for 2015.

    CONTINUE READING
  • Programs may serve children from any age group and from any community in our service area. The term “after school programs” covers a wide range of youth development programs that are conducted outside of the school hours, in the afternoon, evening, on weekends or holidays.  The site may be a school building, or any community […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • Register NOW for February’s After School Seminar Series Special Needs and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) February 20, 2015, Stamford Are YOU breaking the law without realizing it in your after school or summer program? Sometimes simple awareness can save your program thousands of dollars in legal fees and litigation. Assistant United States Attorney Lisa Perkins, will provide an overview of […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • Best Buy Foundation will donate up to $2 million in Community Grants to local and regional nonprofit organizations that provide teens (13-18) with places and opportunities to develop 21st century technology skills that will inspire future education and career choices. Examples of program activities include: Computer programming Digital imaging (photography, graphic design, videography) Music production Robotics […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • Partnering with Google to Enhance Your After School Program Tuesday, February 3, 2015 11:30-12:30pm EST Webinar Description:  Empowering all students to create with technology through free computer science clubs. Google CS First provides free, easy-to-use computer science (CS) enrichment materials that target and engage a diverse student population. CS First materials: are completely free and […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! The 9th Annual Childhood Conversations conference will take place March 20 & 21, 2015 at the Hartford-Windsor Marriott in Windsor, CT. Join us for 2 days of professional development and learning opportunities for parents and childhood professionals. FRIDAY: Enjoy lunch, networking, vendors and afternoon workshops. SATURDAY: Engage in a morning plenary session, breakfast, lunch, vendors, morning […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • ARE YOU BREAKING THE LAW? Register NOW for January’s After School Seminar Series Legal Issues in After School January 8, 2015, Hartford Our discussion will focus on the legal implications of after school employees when working with children on a daily basis.  We will discuss what they should know about school law in after school programs.  We will […]

    CONTINUE READING
(I use my own pagination)s
Copyright 2020 © Connecticut After School Network | Website Strategy and Design Ink&Pixel Agency