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Your Recipes for a Successful 21st CCLC Program

Your Recipes for a Successful 21st CCLC Program

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Social and Emotional Learning (Four-part Series)

Social and Emotional Learning (Four-part Series)

Join the Y4Y team as we dive into each step of the process for delivering high-quality social and emotional learning activities - planning, designing, implementing and assessing your efforts. We'll start with assessing your organization's ability to implement SEL instruction. Next up is the program design - reviewing the necessary data and conducting a needs assessment. On the third day of our series, we'll share how to plan activities and routines designed to improve social and emotional learning skills in students. We’ll end the week discussing how to maintain and improve your SEL programming.

1 2 Documents and Links
Author: David McConnell, 09-21-2020 04:22 PM
21st CCLC Programs in a Virtual World

21st CCLC Programs in a Virtual World

Are you preparing for a fully virtual or hybrid program this year? This may seem like a daunting task, but Y4Y is here to help with tools, tips and resources! We’ll help prepare you and your team to deliver high-quality virtual programming to students of all ages in engaging and innovative ways. Whether you're a tech newbie or a pro, you’ll gain new ideas and have an opportunity to network and collaborate with other programs developing virtual programs.

4 7 Documents and Links
Author: jhill@bangorschools.net, 09-02-2020 08:27 AM
August 2020 New Leaders Academy

August 2020 New Leaders Academy

Are you a new 21st CCLC grantee looking for guidance on where to begin? Does your existing program need tools and resources to help you plan and prepare a high-quality, out-of-school time program? Join this discussion board during the series starting August 10 for links and documents discussed during each presentation, and ask questions to the Y4Y presenters!

5 8 Family, Parent, and Youth Advisory Boards
Author: Sarah Brightwell, 08-14-2020 03:59 PM
Strategic Partnerships (Four-part Series)

Strategic Partnerships (Four-part Series)

To build a great program, you don’t have to go it alone! This series will help you identify and develop partnerships that will support your program for many years to come. This series is great for program leaders in urban and rural communities – learn about all the resources you may not know about, and how to make the most of the expertise in your community!

1 4 Documents and Links
Author: Yana, 08-05-2020 10:09 AM
Approaches to Learning (Four-Part Series)

Approaches to Learning (Four-Part Series)

Join the Y4Y Team to explore facilitation methods, structures and activities that provide a variety of pathways to increase student engagement and learning. Hear from subject matter experts and practitioners about strategies they’ve used to build trusting relationships with students and community members. Explore how to use student voice and choice to cater to the varying learning styles, backgrounds and experiences of your students. Learn about Y4Y and other resources, and become a pro at creating onsite and virtual learning environments. If you’re already an expert, come and share your knowledge and experiences.

2 4 music is key
Author: lilport, 09-18-2020 10:29 PM
Financial Literacy: Yes, You Can! (Four-Part Series)

Financial Literacy: Yes, You Can! (Four-Part Series)

“I’d love to help my students develop financial literacy, but I don’t know much about it, and I’m not sure it would fit in with our 21st CCLC program.” If this is your lament, our four-part webinar series is the perfect fix. Join Y4Y and experts in the field to learn how you can integrate financial literacy activities with students of all ages. You’ll learn strategies for identifying available resources and leveraging them to support the financial knowledge and well-being of the students and families in your community. The best part? You don’t have to be a math whiz or genius with money to do it.

1 0 Documents and Links
Author: Yana, 07-03-2020 01:25 PM
An Artfully Formed Positive Environment (Four-Part Series)

An Artfully Formed Positive Environment (Four-Part Series)

A positive environment can be a true work of art. Fostering this culture is probably central to your 21st CCLC mission, but what are the systems you’ve put in place to ensure success? Join us for this four-part series where you’ll gain all the tools you need to paint smiles on the faces and warmth in the hearts of staff, family, partners and most importantly, your students.

4 4 Documents and Links
Author: Sarah Brightwell, 06-25-2020 11:01 AM
Human Resources (Four-Part Series)

Human Resources (Four-Part Series)

Join the Y4Y team as we discuss four critical processes that keep your program running – identifying, recruiting, training and retaining staff. Hear from program leaders out in the field about how they’ve successfully staffed their sites and utilize Y4Y resources to improve your human resources procedures.

2 5 Documents and Links
Author: David McConnell, 06-17-2020 03:56 PM
STEM in Summer Learning

STEM in Summer Learning

Back by popular demand! Summer is almost here and, after a hectic end to the school-year, STEM summer programming can inspire students to learn through engaging, real-life and relevant activities. We will provide an abridged version of the popular three-part STEM in Summer Learning series. In one session, we will outline a nine-step process for designing a STEM-based summer learning program, best practices for delivering that program and tools to make planning easier.

1 0 Documents and Links
Author: David McConnell, 05-26-2020 09:52 AM
Literacy: An In-Depth Expedition (Four-Part Series)

Literacy: An In-Depth Expedition (Four-Part Series)

Join us for an expedition into literacy and how to incorporate it throughout your program. Set the foundation for your literacy program and learn to develop high-quality, engaging literacy activities for all ages including families. Strengthen your literacy efforts through partnerships and collaboration. Hear from experienced practitioners about literacy adventures in action. By the end of the week, you’ll be ready to embark on your own literacy journey!

9 22 Documents and Links
Author: Sarah Brightwell, 05-21-2020 12:30 PM
Project-Based Learning (Four-Part Series)

Project-Based Learning (Four-Part Series)

Join us to explore the three phases of project-based learning (PBL) and see how Y4Y can provide support. Student projects are the perfect way to tap into students’ interests, develop their independent and cooperative learning skills, and make learning relevant and fun for students of all ages! Whether you’re new to PBL or an old pro, this series will walk you through best practices for facilitating student-led projects.

3 8 Documents & Links
Author: Madhu, 05-14-2020 07:32 PM
Investigating Intentional Program Design (4-Part Series)

Investigating Intentional Program Design (4-Part Series)

Join our team to investigate the intentional program design process! Walk through the steps to discover: the needs of your students and families, create engaging activities that can move the needle on student outcomes, and ensure your activities achieve success. An intentionally designed program will solve the mystery of how to increase student engagement and outcomes!

9 25 Postive Feedback
Author: CaSS1, 05-07-2020 02:59 PM
2020 College and Career Readiness (4-Part Series) | April 27 - 30

2020 College and Career Readiness (4-Part Series) | April 27 - 30

Join us to focus on developing postsecondary awareness, exploration and preparation. Find out how you can provide learning opportunities that motivate and prepare your students for successful careers.

5 6 Documents and Links
Author: David McConnell, 04-30-2020 10:31 AM
Literacy 3-Part Virtual Series | April 21-23, 2020

Literacy 3-Part Virtual Series | April 21-23, 2020

In this three-part webinar series, the U.S. Department of Education's (ED's) Y4Y technical assistance team will share strategies for supporting frontline staff in assessing and improving 21st CCLC literacy initiatives. Site leaders and other participants will improve their understanding of the key components of literacy and take away research-based literacy activities geared toward building 21st century skills like collaboration and critical thinking.

5 3 Recommended Reading
Author: David McConnell, 04-23-2020 12:10 PM
April 2020 New Leaders Academy

April 2020 New Leaders Academy

Talk with our presenters after the webinars!

10 15 Youth Empowerment & Leadership
Author: cereid67@hotmail.com, 05-10-2020 01:52 AM
Designing a Professional Learning Path for Staff

Designing a Professional Learning Path for Staff

Chat with our Y4Y team after this webinar! Respond to topics and ask questions. We'll help guide you through how to develop a professional learning plan for all levels of staff to keep them growing as out-of-school time educators — and ready to implement great programming when programs reopen.

7 5 How to Design a Professional Learning Path for Other Roles
Author: Kathleen Bethke, 04-13-2020 03:01 PM
Supporting Staff and Families During School Closure

Supporting Staff and Families During School Closure

Join this discussion board after the webinar! We want to hear what you are doing. Share here with us and your colleagues around the country, on how you're engaging students, families and staff during this time of quarantine. Jump in and share!

8 5 How to Keep Students Engaged
Author: Sarah Brightwell, 04-03-2020 12:58 AM
2019 New Leaders Academy

2019 New Leaders Academy

This discussion board will be used to post intersession preparation work as well as provide a space where you can ask questions of facilitators and experts. Check here before and after each session.

13 19 Links to Panel Resources
Author: Julie Daugherty, 08-27-2019 02:32 PM
Financial Literacy Click & Go

Financial Literacy Click & Go

1 0 NEEDING TECH ASSISTANCE BUT NEVER GET A RESPONSE TO MY HELP DESK REQUESTS
Author: CtomeyMCSIN, 06-17-2020 11:53 PM
2018 Implementing Project-Based Learning With Y4Y

2018 Implementing Project-Based Learning With Y4Y

Are you participating in the webinar series on Sept. 26-27 on implementing project-based learning? Use this discussion board to ask questions and post ideas. Y4Y tools and resources associated with the webinar will also be posted here!

2 0 Craft a Driving Question
Author: David McConnell, 09-26-2018 08:55 AM
2018 Engaging Youth in College and Career Readiness Series

2018 Engaging Youth in College and Career Readiness Series

Are you participating in the Engaging Youth in CCR series? Join the discussion board to share ideas and ask your presenters questions!

3 0 High School College and Career Readiness
Author: David McConnell, 09-13-2018 08:48 AM
2018 Y4Y Virtual Series for New 21st CCLC Grantee

2018 Y4Y Virtual Series for New 21st CCLC Grantee

Are you participating in the six-part webinar series for new 21st CCLC grantees? Join the discussion board to share ideas and ask your presenters questions!

8 7 Important Information
Author: Chelsea Heffernan, 04-06-2020 02:53 PM
Telling Your Story Through Data: A Deep Dive Into Process

Telling Your Story Through Data: A Deep Dive Into Process

Are you participating in the three-day webinar series on telling your story through data? Join the discussion board to share ideas and ask your presenters questions!

1 3 Questions or Further Discussion
Author: Y4Y Dave, 07-13-2018 06:22 AM
Family Engagement Strategies

Family Engagement Strategies

Does your 21st CCLC program use texting? What has the experience been like? What benefits and drawbacks have you seen? Does anything else work better for you? Please share your ideas and strategies so that others may benefit from what you’ve learned!

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Videoconferencing: Not Just for Grown-Ups!

Videoconferencing: Not Just for Grown-Ups!

Share What You Know: Y4Y is always here to offer help and guidance, and we’d be happy to answer your questions as you begin. We’d also like to hear about your experiences in using videoconferencing with students. What did you do? How did it go? How did your students respond? Please share your ideas and experiences here, and get feedback from our education technology specialist.

1 0 How have you used videoconferencing with your students?
Author: Y4Y Dave, 01-05-2018 07:36 AM
2017 Y4Y Family Engagement Virtual Series

2017 Y4Y Family Engagement Virtual Series

Join in on our three-part, 2017 virtual series for new grantees discussion board. Here you will be able to post your responses to weekly questions, ask questions to our Y4Y trainers and comment on other participants' posts. We look forward to collaborating with you!

3 2 Webinar #3: Connecting Families to Support and Resources
Author: SArthurS, 11-03-2017 12:23 PM
2017 Y4Y Virtual Series for New Grantees

2017 Y4Y Virtual Series for New Grantees

Join in on our four-part, 2017 virtual series for new grantees discussion board. Here you will be able to post your responses to weekly questions, ask questions to our Y4Y trainers and comment on other participants' posts. We look forward to collaborating with you!

5 4 Student Voice Surveys
Author: SArthurS, 10-23-2017 11:31 AM
2016 Project Based Learning - Hands-On, Minds-On A Y4Y Virtual Learning Series

2016 Project Based Learning - Hands-On, Minds-On A Y4Y Virtual Learning Series

Join in on our four-part, 2016 PBL series discussion board. Here you will be able to ask questions to our Y4Y trainers and comment on other participants' posts. We look forward to collaborating with you!

6 30 Certificate information needed by Wednesday, November 23rd
Author: AllysonZ, 11-21-2016 03:21 PM
Learning Celebrations

Learning Celebrations

What has your program done to celebrate the completion of learning events? Please share your celebratory stories with peers and the Y4Y team!

2 2 8 How to Make a Simple Unknown Clothes Wardrobe? Curious
Author: lah, 05-08-2018 12:58 PM
Using Y4Y

Using Y4Y

How do you use Y4Y in your work? Is it part of your program's regular approach to professional learning, or have you done some independent exploration of online courses? Maybe you and your colleagues have replayed a webinar to get ideas about parent-community advisory boards or STEM activities. Post here and tell us how Y4Y helps you.

1 0 What is your favorite aspect of Y4Y?
Author: AShema@seiservices.com, 01-27-2016 12:52 PM
Summer Planning

Summer Planning

Summer can be the perfect time to engage your students in focused explorations. This month's blog continues our insider information on budgeting and program planning. Read the blogs "Getting a Jump Start on Summer: Programming" and "Getting a Jump Start on Summer: Budgeting", then post here to offer advice or ask questions.

2 1 Building critical partnerships for summer learning
Author: vancruz, 06-08-2017 04:46 PM
2015 Project Based Learning - Hands-On, Minds-On  A Y4Y Virtual Learning Series

2015 Project Based Learning - Hands-On, Minds-On A Y4Y Virtual Learning Series

20 61 Webinar 4 - What excites you most about implementing Project-Based Learning in your program?
Author: MarMo, 11-02-2016 02:07 PM
Supporting High School Students

Supporting High School Students

13 53 Interns, Volunteers and Assistants needed for Shades of Truth Theater!
Author: J.Bailey Morgan, 12-12-2016 10:59 PM
Program Spotlight

Program Spotlight

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General Topics

General Topics

6 16 Sustainability
Author: jamessw, 08-25-2020 02:01 AM
Managing Your 21st CCLC Program

Managing Your 21st CCLC Program

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Introduction to 21st CCLC

Introduction to 21st CCLC

1 0 New to all this
Author: lovelyJayy, 09-17-2020 12:26 PM
Continuous Education Through 21st CCLC Activities

Continuous Education Through 21st CCLC Activities

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Summer Learning

Summer Learning

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Project-Based Learning

Project-Based Learning

4 4 PBL Front Line Training
Author: katalystcg, 08-18-2015 01:54 PM
Civic Learning and Engagement

Civic Learning and Engagement

1 0 New civil engineering skills academy opens in Hartlepool
Author: lah, 09-15-2019 02:57 PM
Aligning With The School Day

Aligning With The School Day

4 6 Homework Time
Author: Richard R, 12-03-2019 02:40 AM
STEM

STEM

5 4 NASA 2013 Summer of Innovation (SoI) Mini-Awards Program
Author: JessicaParker, 03-14-2017 11:28 AM
Strengthening Partnerships

Strengthening Partnerships

3 0 Strengthening Partnerships Reflection Question
Author: Y4Y Facilitator, 07-02-2013 09:11 AM
Family Engagement

Family Engagement

12 14 Letter for parents
Author: Teddy, 09-18-2019 03:14 PM
Literacy

Literacy

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