Summer & After School Advocacy Calls Scheduled

Do you want the State of Connecticut to expand state funding for summer and after school programs? We do too!

Now that the election is over, we need to finalize our 2015 legislative agenda, and we need your input.

The Connecticut After School Network will have a series of conference calls over the coming weeks to prepare for the next state legislative session which starts on Wednesday, January 7th, 2015.

Thursday, November 20, 1 pm:  Kick-off conference call to 1) recap the election, 2) discuss state budget deficit implications, and (more…)

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Celebrating 25 years

Connecticut After School Network began 25 years ago with a small group of school age child care program directors who met regularly to support one another and share ideas. As the only  Network staff member present at the beginning, I remember that the directors knew their staff needed training specifically designed for those working with school age children, but they found very little appropriate training was available. (more…)

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After School Programs Improve ABCs: Attendance, Behavior and Coursework

A new one page visual helps to make the case for how high quality afterschool programs accelerate student achievement.  Research shows that high quality afterschool programs can lead to increased Attendance, Behavior and improved Coursework. (more…)

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