Addressing Youth Mental Health

Our kids are not ok. We must tap tried-and-true solutions like afterschool.   Experts have declared children’s mental health “a national emergency,” citing lockdowns, school closures, and other unprecedented challenges related…

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New Memo from OEC and SDE Address Support Services in Child Care Programs

On April 11th the Office of Early Childhood and the State Department of Education released a joint memo to address the need to coordinate services for children who attend child…

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Governor Lamont announces $8 Million to continue CT Summer Enrichment 2022

We are pleased to share the launch of the 2022 Summer Enrichment Grant Program. Please see the press release for further details. Note that districts are eligible applicants. Please also…

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The American Institutes for Research Needs Your Help

Calling program leaders and staff! The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is developing a readiness survey and reflection toolkit that will help afterschool, summer, and other out-of-school time (OST) program…

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