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Click here to check out the latest copy of The Y4Y Insider, Starting Anew. Also listen to January's Voices From the Field interview, A School Principal’s Take on Family, Community, and Out-of-School Time Partnerships, with Paul Travers.

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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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Y4Y at the Beyond School Hours Conference

Attending Foundations’ Beyond School Hours conference? Join You for Youth (Y4Y) at the following sessions. See the conference website for more information.

Improving Digital Literacy With Y4Y
Friday, Feb. 10, 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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Blog Posts

Wednesday, January 04, 2023

Planting Seeds of Creativity — and Watching the STEMs Grow

At first glance, it may be difficult to understand how creativity and the arts have a place in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Some students, especially those drawn to creative activities, ... read more

Wednesday, January 04, 2023

Breaking Old Habits

In the spirit of setting new resolutions, take this opportunity to break any old habits that have crept in over the years and wipe the slate clean with positive alternatives to problematic teaching practices.

The ... 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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