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Check out the latest issue of The Y4Y Insider, The Ice Is Melting!. Also, listen to March's Voices From the Field interview, Bias, Self-Awareness, and Empathy: A Conversation About Preparing for Identity-Safe Environments, with Ms. Angelica Robinson.

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Fostering Positive Relationships and Partnerships (Three-Part Series)
April 25-27, 2023, 1-2:30 p.m. Eastern Daily
Register now!

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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. Take a look at our newest QPQ: Marketing and Outreach. Other available QPQs are: Building Your Program Team, Community Asset Mapping, Conducting a Needs Assessment, and Intentional Activity Design.

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New Course on Y4Y!

Health and Wellness for All

Need a "first mate" to help you assess and support the health and well-being of students, families, and staff in your out-of-school time program? Try Y4Y's newest course, Health and Wellness for All. You'll get practical guidance and tools to Read more...

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Blog Posts

Tuesday, February 07, 2023

Prepping Students for Internet Excellence

clip art of family standing around large computer monitor with an image of a lock on the left side of the monitorDo you remember the days when students had to visit a bricks-and-mortar library in person to do research? Remember that old relic called a card catalog? Fortunately, thanks to the internet, students’ access to ... read more

Tuesday, February 07, 2023

Tips for Your (Role) Modeling Career

an image looking down of a young school age girl doing homework It’s early enough in the new year that you may be living off the momentum of that new planner you bought and the gym membership you signed up for. In years past, these promising practices may have fizzled out instead ... read more

Professional Learning • Technical Assistance • Resources

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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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  • Time-saving customizable tools and templates
  • For staff trainers and for practitioners
  • Topical resource libraries and best practice kits
  • Selected links to useful external resources

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