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Quality Program Quickstarters, or QPQs, are self-paced learning modules you can do anywhere, anytime. Each module addresses an essential aspect of leading and managing a high-quality out-of-school time program. You can complete a module in about an hour and download a curated set of Y4Y tools and resources to help you implement what you learned. New QPQs this month: Building Your Program Team,Community Asset Mapping, Conducting a Needs Assessment, and Intentional Activity Design.

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Literacy for All: Stories as Mirrors, Windows, and Sliding Glass Doors
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As educators seek to reengage students after pandemic learning losses, literacy has emerged as a top concern. Attend this LIVE With Y4Y! session to learn Read more...

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Giving Thanks for Education

The Red Apple of Yesteryear

In the days of yore, children skipped hand-in-hand to the one-room schoolhouse, sometimes towing logs if it was their turn to start the fire that morning. Younger and older students sat ... read more

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Creating Math Interest With “Mathbuster Moments”

There are countless ways (no pun intended) to help students experience math as something interesting and useful instead of boring and irrelevant. And it doesn’t always require elaborate planning. You can use what you ... read more

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Professional Learning

  • For program leaders and staff at every level
  • Choose from a variety of formats, lengths and topics
  • Certificates of completion available for some offerings
  • Available 24/7 at no cost
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Technical Assistance

  • On-site or virtual — your schedule, your choice
  • Free and available to states and territories upon SEA request
  • Topics include those covered in Y4Y courses, among others
  • Quarterly Y4Y Showcase webinars on timely topics
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Resources

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  • For staff trainers and for practitioners
  • Topical resource libraries and best practice kits
  • Selected links to useful external resources

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