Partnership for After School Education

Issue 155

November 30, 2017

Advocacy 101: Promoting High-Quality Afterschool and Summer Opportunities

The Network for Youth Success will be holding free trainings, Advocacy 101: Promoting High-Quality Afterschool and Summer Opportunities, throughout the month of December. Learn how local, state, and federal policies impact program quality and availability, and how you can advocate for change with your legislators and through the media. These trainings are open to all afterschool, summer, and expanded learning program staff, from front-line to executive directors. Visit Network for Youth Success' Eventbrite page for training dates, times, and locations.

November 30, 2017

Tools, Ideas, and Strategies for Creative Computing in Afterschool Webinar

On December 6, 2017 at 12:00 pm ET, Afterschool Alliance is hosting a webinar, Tools, Ideas, and Strategies for Creative Computing in Afterschool. Providing students with the tools and knowledge they need to become creators of technology, not just consumers, is a growing priority for afterschool programs across the country. Many programs are building from the ground up and running into issues like finding the right curriculum or qualified staff teach computer science. In a conversation with Sarah Carter, from SciGirls, and Ricarose Roque, of the University of Colorado, Boulder, the webinar will address how to overcome these obstacles, pick the right tools to teach computer science, and to train program staff to use them. Register to participate.

November 30, 2017

Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy Webinar

On December 12, 2017 at 1:00 pm ET, the College Board will host a webinar on Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy®. Khan Academy SAT practice is personalized, world-class, and free. Join us to learn how students can build their own practice program to get and stay on track for success. Register to participate.