Quality ARCHIVE

  • 5 Ways to Build Strong Relationships in a Fast Paced Culture Family engagement has a life-long impact on the lives of children and comes in many forms. As professionals in the field of after school and expanded learning, it is important to remember that even though we may not see a child’s family at school […]

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  • The 2016 Lights On Afterschool Poster contest is OPEN!  This is a great opportunity for an afterschool program to gain national recognition for the opportunities it offers.  The winning design will be printed on tens of thousands of posters and mailed to more than 8,000 Lights On Afterschool events worldwide.  The winning artist’s afterschool program will be […]

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  • Celebrate Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week April 25-29! #heartofafterschool   Afterschool programs make a difference in the life of a child. Afterschool programs offer youth opportunities for enhanced education. At the heart of afterschool programs are those who work with them. Take a moment to thank those who dedicate their careers to working with them. Check […]

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  • Here is a super easy tool from the Wallace Foundation (updated 2015) to help you determine the costs of high quality after school and summer programming.  Curious to know how long it will take you?  Took me 3 minutes! http://www.wallacefoundation.org/cost-of-quality/pages/default.aspx

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  • The Connecticut After School Network is absolutely committed to improving what we offer you and we need your feedback.  This bi-annual Professional Development Survey will help us help you.  Please tell us how you feel, what you like, and areas that we need to focus on to help you and your programs be successful. There […]

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