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Click here to check out the latest copy of The Y4Y Insider. Be sure to catch the new "Voices From the Field" podcast, "The Entrepreneur Education Highway," with Vanessa Spero and Brent Braddus from the University of Florida, and Jennifer Smith with the state's Afterschool Network, and listen as they share their experience with (and tips for) successful entrepreneurial education for K-12 students.

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LIVE With Y4Y Quarterly Webinar
How does Y4Y Work?
December 9, 1-2:30 p.m. ET
Are you on the hunt for free resources to improve your 21st CCLC program? Have you ever wondered how You for Youth (Y4Y) can help you achieve your program goals? Join us in this session as we delve into all things Y4Y – the online professional learning and technical assistance portal designed specifically for 21st CCLC programs.
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Check out the newly updated course: Introduction to Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant Programs. From new applicants to seasoned programs training new staff, this update offers something for everyone! Check it out!

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New Microlearning Opportunity - Digital Literacy

Sharpen student skills for finding, evaluating, creating and communicating information with Y4Y's newest microlearning opportunity, the Digital Literacy Click & Go.

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Blog Posts


Monday, November 22, 2021

Trust Your Gut

The world of business offers a lot more research on the value of gut-level decision-making than the world of education, but your students may well find themselves in that world one day. Trusting your gut takes a ... read more

Monday, November 22, 2021

Scratching the Thanksgiving Surface With Digital Literacy

Misinformation is as old as information itself. Without a doubt, broad internet access has amplified access to both. Where students in previous generations worked hard at finding information, today’s students have ... 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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Resources

  • 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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