Quality OST programs provide safe, supportive environments that inspire learning, and in turn, provide the help many working families need.
Working to inspire and prepare the next generation of innovators by engaging one million more girls in STEM learning opportunities through OST programs over the next five years. The Million Girls Moonshot seeks to re-imagine who can engineer, who can build, and who can make.
Engage Every Student is a new call to action from the U.S. Department of Education to provide high-quality out-of-school time learning opportunities for every child who wants to participate.
Quality standards, best practices, professional learning, and methods for measuring success.
Tools that empower current and future professionals to grow in the practice of serving youth.
Relevant resources curated to support your program’s success.
June 10, 2023 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST
Spot the signs of mental health issues in a young person, offer first aid and guide them towards the support they need with successful completion of the Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification Course through The National Council for Mental Wellbeing.
Manages overall daily operations of the Club unit under the supervision of the Area Director. Responsible for hiring, onboarding, and supervision of unit professional staff with a focus on an outcome-driven Club experience. Responsible for ensuring the success of Club and organizational programs, activities and services that prepare youth for success and that create a club environment that facilitates implementation of the Formula for Impact (FFI) framework and achievement of Youth Development Outcomes. Responsible for the management of but not limited to Program Directors, Americorps volunteers, Work Study staff, and Service Learning ACE(s). Responsible for ensuring a healthy and safe environment, ensuring facilities, equipment, and supplies are managed and maintained.
From developing critical thinking skills to improving decision-making and building healthy habits, out-of-school time programs have been found to help develop the foundational skills and competencies that contribute to young people’s health, education, and overall well-being.