Friday, December 14, 2018

Other Online Resources

After School Resources - General

AfterSchool.Gov - Federal resources that support children and youth during out-of-school hours

Afterschool Alliance - Dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of afterschool programs and advocating for quality, affordable programs for all children.

California After School NetworkOffers the latest in after school policy, funding, research, educational resources and tools for after school programs.

BOOST CollaborativeThe BOOST Collaborative is committed to creating opportunities for change in educational and social services agencies serving youth in the out-of-school time hours. BOOST Collaborative supports out-of-school time professionals through quality professional development opportunities, program and resource development, building community partnerships, promoting the importance of quality out-of-school time programming, opportunities to share promising practices, and a variety of consulting services.

California After School Resource Centerprovides access to a comprehensive set of reviewed materials, resources, tools, and supportive services for after school programs.

California School-Age ConsortiumOffer training, resources, advocacy, and information to help you in your vital work with kids.

National Summer Learning AssociationA network hub for summer learning program providers and stakeholders across the country, providing tools, resources, and expertise to improve program quality, generate support, and increase youth access and participation.

Southwest Education Development LaboratoryAn education research, development, and dissemination (RD&D) corporation.

Technical Assistance & Training Resources (For TA Providers)

American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)Links learning and performance to individual and organizational results.

National Institute of Out of School TimeProvides interactive, research based training for those committed to providing high quality after school programs.

Afterschool.orgOffers Promising Practices in Afterschool (or "PPAS"), resources and professional development opportunities.

Regional After School Technical AssistanceThe Regional After School Technical Assistance System offers 11 Regional Leads to provide field-based technical assistance and support to after school grantees, including training and support related to accessing local, regional, and statewide resources and directly supporting grantees at the site level and through regional events.

Technology of ParticipationTraining Opportunity that teaches team members how to collaborate on projects and group facilitators how to effectively lead their team.

Research & Statistical Resources

Annie E. Casey Foundation
California After School Network
Data Quest - Helps you find facts about California schools and districts.
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids California Statistical Reports
Harvard Family Research Project
Kidsdata.org
National Center for Education Statistics
National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST)
Out-of-School Time Resource Center
U.S. Census Bureau

Education Resources

Closing the Achievement GapAimed at supporting the work of policymakers, educators, and interested community members, it is the electronic hub for helpful information, research, and success stories about efforts to close the gap in California.

Doing What WorksDWW is dedicated to helping educators identify and make use of effective teaching practices.

National Community Education AssociationProvides training conferences and workshops, opportunities for peer support and networking, information and referral services, and specialized periodicals, publications, and products.

School Improvement Networksource for comprehensive staff development for educators. 

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