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Simply STEM

Welcome to this month’s Simply STEM activity! Today, we are creating a maze! In this activity, we will learn about how to create a maze out of straws to be able to get a marble to the other side of a paper plate. Name: Paper Plate MazeTime: 10 minutes Description:...
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Power of Us Workforce Survey

Power of Us Workforce Survey

Start Your 2023 Journey with the Power of Us Workforce Survey—Contribute to the First of Its Kind National Survey about the Youth Fields Workforce!  January marks both a new year and a new opportunity to take the Power of Us Workforce Survey! Staff and volunteers—including afterschool leaders, mentors, coaches, librarians,...
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NAA’s Next Generation of Afterschool Leaders

NAA’s Next Generation of Afterschool Leaders

NAA's Next Generation of Afterschool Leaders identifies young leaders and recognizes and cultivates the talent of afterschool champions who have the potential to influence the field of afterschool for years to come. The selected emerging leader honorees will have demonstrated contributions that have started to influence beyond individual programs to organizations...
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Open Enrollment is ongoing for CLASP STEM (2022)

Open Enrollment is ongoing for CLASP STEM (2022)

We are still looking for applicants if you are interested and did not meet the first application round.  If you are looking for an opportunity to explore and build comfort with sharing STEM learning as a regular part of your program? Are you a frontline educator and want to learn...
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Flight Crew Million Girls Moonshot

Flight Crew Million Girls Moonshot

Application deadline extended - November 27, 2023 The Flight Crew is a group of youth advocates promoting the value of out-of-school STEM learning and equity in STEM for young people across the nation. The 2023 Flight Crew will participate in eight months of youth development and public speaking training to...
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November 8th is National STEM Day

November 8th is National STEM Day

November is a busy month! November 8th is National STEM Day - let’s make it a blast! (more…)
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2022-23 Professional Development Catalog

2022-23 Professional Development Catalog

As programs rebuild and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are here to help support staff and leadership development, develop quality improvement tools vital to program success, and provide opportunities for your voice to be heard statewide and nationally. In addition to our conferences and on-site training service, several exciting...
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Wallace Foundation Funding Opportunity

Wallace Foundation Funding Opportunity

The Wallace Foundation has announced a one-year grant opportunity for groups of organizations that are working together to promote adolescent youth development. Expressions of interest from eligible partnerships are due at 5 p.m., Friday, November 4th. Adolescence is a time of rapid development for young people marked by growing independence,...
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Well-Being Institute 2022-2023

Well-Being Institute 2022-2023

The Well-Being Institute, formally known as Behavior Management Institute, focuses on providing comprehensive well-being supports to afterschool staff and educators in a cycle beginning in October 2022 and ending in May 2023. (more…)
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MIZZEN Mondays

MIZZEN Mondays

Join Shawna the first Monday of every month on Facebook Live at noon! (more…)
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