I'm very happy to share this online community with you, our talented and hard-working 21st Century afterschool professionals. We've developed this entire website based on what you're telling us you need to create engaging afterschool programs. The site will help you connect and share resources with your colleagues, provide professional development and technical assistance opportunities, and offer tools for improving your program practices. Thank you for joining us!

Director, Office of Academic Improvement Programs
U.S. Department of Education
Office of Elementary & Secondary Education

Our Blog

Getting a Jump Start on Summer: Budgeting

Guest blogger: Patrick Duhon, consultant and former director of the Providence After School Alliance This is the first of two articles on planning for summer programming. January’s entry will look at program themes, staff preparation, and program outcomes and measurement. While... Read More »


2015 Summer Institute Comes to You

Y4Y staff presented three sessions in Dallas, and all materials — PowerPoints, handouts and resources — can be downloaded at your convenience.Read more »