Partnership for After School Education

In this workshop, participants will learn how to spot safety hazards and make appropriate changes to keep youth safe; understand safety procedures for indoor and outdoor environments, such as fire drills, evacuations, field trips and travel, and inter-agency communication; and gain a better understanding of effective communication and emergency response systems with program stakeholders, including parents, agency headquarters, and if school-based, designated building administrators.

Participants will review School Age Child Care (SACC) regulations related to safety and understand what their site's safety plan should include. This session will emphasize the challenges and opportunities that exist in the summer setting.


Facilitator

Katha Cato

Katha Cato joined Henry Street over 17 years ago as part of the Abrons Arts Center teaching faculty. At that time, Mrs. Cato had been a step- mother for a little over 3 years and wanted to become immersed in youth programming to better understand her new role. With a Masters in Fine Arts from University of Oregon, Katha found an excellent fit in the Drama Department as both a teacher and as the resident Stage Manager for the Urban Youth Theatre productions. In her first years with the Agency, ... Read More

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