Professional Development

My Afterschool Locker

IAN’s new go-to place to find resources that strengthen program quality. The one-stop shop supports programs focusing on curriculum, community engagement, workforce connectivity, and team tools – it provides lesson plans, engagement ideas, and connections to Indiana organizations and individuals in the field of afterschool and out-of-school time.

Sign up for access HERE!


My Afterschool Locker – Category Descriptions

Lesson Plans
Direct from the field, these lesson plans have been submitted by OST professionals from around the state. Search by topic, grade and other filters to find the perfect activity you need.

Team Tools
Are you looking for new ways to engage your team? Wanting best practice interview questions? Maybe an agenda template for staff meetings? Team tools has the resources you’re looking for!

Community Collaborators
The right partners can enrich your program and strengthen connections in your community. See what resources can help impact your kids and families.

Online Resources
Check out this collection of some of the best sites from Indiana and beyond! Explore activities, games, videos and more!

Professional Development Partners
Find local, state and national providers of professional development focused on out-of-school time learning. From video-based modules to webinars to in-person trainings, find what fits the need of your program.

WANTED: Content Creators

IAN is seeking OST professionals to share their amazing content with colleagues – both around the state and around the nation! There are five categories with content to support quality OST programs:

Lesson Plans
Have you developed a great lesson in literacy, STEM or another subject that you want to share? Contribute a lesson plan here.

Team Tools
Do you have innovative tools to engage your team, great practice interview questions, maybe an agenda template for staff meetings? Contribute team tools here.

Community Collaborators
What local or state partners can help impact kids and families? Contribute Community Collaborators here.

Online Resources
Want to share your go-to site for great activities or videos? Contribute an online resource here.

Professional Development Partners
Are there online videos, webinars or in-person trainings that are perfect for afterschool? Contribute a Professional Development Partner here.

Content Creator Tips
Click here to view a few tips for uploading content to the My Afterschool Locker

Contributing to My Afterschool Locker is easy, with a convenient, user-friendly online template. For more information or questions please contact:

Keith Monfreda | Training & Development Manager
[email protected]

Bri Gaston-Bell | Director of Quality Initiatives
bga[email protected]