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Check out the latest issue of The Y4Y Insider, Untapped Resources. Also, listen to May's Voices From the Field interview, The 8th Annual Children Interacting Afterschool (CIA) Market Day: Where Family Engagement and Financial Literacy Intersect, with Delia Johnson.

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Building a Better Team: Best Practices and Practical Application to Addressing Staffing Challenges
June 8, 2023, 1-2:30 p.m. Eastern
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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Learning Recovery Tool Kit

Y4Y is please to announce four new Learning Recovery Tool Kits! Each tool kit cover a different topic - Literacy, Math, STEAM, and Social and Emotional Learning - and features a multitude of existing Y4Y tools, neatly packaged in a zip file for easy access.


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Blog Posts

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Sending Out the Bat Signal

Teacher outside gardening with studentsLocal organizations, people, and places can be tremendous assets in helping your program provide meaningful student experiences. But how can you attract these untapped resources? Sometimes, all you need to do is send ... read more

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Not Your Mother’s Technology

Looking down on parent on laptop and child on tablet sitting on the floorIn a world where everyone’s “9 to 5” looks different, you may have to get creative about ways to engage families. Let’s explore some avenues beyond the classic face-to-face!

Desperate Times, Innovative Measures

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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