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21st Century Community Learning Centers

Select Trainings to Fit Staff and Program Needs

Training Tips

Tip #3: When asking a question, have an example of your own ready to share with participants.

Tip #4: Circulate during group work to check in on progress, and see what should be addressed in more detail.

To learn more about these and other training tips, use the Training Guide and Template.

Which trainings are most important for your staff?

Use Training Starters to jump-start creating your own trainings. Or click on a Training to Go for a complete training you can use with your team. Visit the Teach section for these and accompanying documents, or use the links below.

Trainings to Go

Recruit Partners

Give staff the skills to effectively share the program mission and vision and ask for support.

Working with Partner Volunteers

Equip staff with strategies, tools and "soft skills" for working with and guiding partners to ensure a positive and productive experience.

Training Starters

Honor Partners

Empower staff to recognize and celebrate the work of partners and create a welcoming environment.

Assess Needs

Enable staff to identify and act on their own, as well as incorporate youth ideas for program improvement.

Creating Partner Agreements

Help staff create formal agreements to guide work with even the most challenging partners.


My Notebook

Strategic Partnerships

The Notebook is a useful way to jot down notes as you go through the various topics available on the You For Youth website. If you'd like to use the notebook, please sign in if you already have an account or register now to join the Y4Y community!


Strategic Partnerships