Debbie Zipes To Step Down As Leader of the Indiana Afterschool Network 
In preparation for Debbie’s departure, the Board of Directors has taken steps to ensure the continued positive impact of IAN across the state. A Search Committee has been formed for her successor and will accept applications until August 15th.
Read more, including Debbie’s farewell letter to the field HERE.

SAVE THE DATE!
2018 Indiana Summit on Out-of-School Learning
April 9-10
 at the Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis

Our SEVENTH annual conference features two days of exciting workshops and events hosted by the Indiana Afterschool Network.  More than 750 youth programs, educators and community partners come together to connect, learn new ideas, and access valuable resources for Indiana’s K-12 youth.

SPECIAL PROMOTION: Indiana Academy for Out-of-School Learning
Join hundreds of IN out-of-school professionals in the Academy between now and Oct. 31st and lock in a rate of $60 for 2 years per learner! All courses are aligned with the IN Afterschool Standards, CYC credential and CCDF requirements!

ADVOCACY ALERT: Help Stop the Elimination of Federal Funding for Afterschool
Full details and legislative contacts/ messaging HERE: http://conta.cc/2n6uIL2

ESSENTIAL TOOLS TO ADVOCATE: Indiana Out-of-School Time Advocacy Toolkit
All you need to know about lobbying rules for nonprofits, planning policymaker site visits, pitching to the media and using stories to deliver your message. Plus, key messages to help you clearly and consistently communicate about the promise of and demand for quality afterschool programs. Click HERE to DOWNLOAD!

Indiana 21st Century Community Learning Centers 2014-2015 Snapshot Report 
Report containing impact of Indiana 21 CCLC programs, including the following and more:
– 80% of program participants improved in “Turning in Homework on Time”
– 80% of program participants improved in “Completing Homework to Teacher’s Satisfaction”
– 74% of program participants improved in “Coming to School Motivated to Learn”
DOWNLOAD HERE: 2014-15 Snapshot 3-8-16

DataReportCoverShotThe Power of Afterschool in Indiana (pdf)
The report, funded in part by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), compiles the most current data on out-of-school time offerings in Indiana and the need and impact of these programs.

 

V6tinyIconThe Indiana Afterschool Standards and Specialty Standards
Version 6 now includes Standards Based Practices. The Standards and Specialty Standards outline the path and steps that lead to high quality youth programs that take place outside the school day.

 

We are the Indiana Afterschool Network.

We are a network of real people who are working to build a sustainable model of afterschool programming that strengthens communities while creating and identifying leaders within them. We advocate on behalf of improved public policy, increased funding, and most of all, engaging, meaningful out-of-school time programming.