We’re proud to offer a wide range of tools, resources, and information designed to help further your career and strengthen your program so that you can continue to serve Indiana’s kids and families.
The IAN Employability Skills Student Workbook leads students through a variety of activities related to career readiness. The workbook encourages students to self-reflect on their personal strengths, interests, and passions, while providing practical steps to help research potential future careers that complement them.
This toolkit provides curricula, lesson plans, resources, and tools to help guide students on their college and career paths. Help fill the gap of these essential employability skills and enhance afterschool programming to successfully prepare the Indiana workforce of tomorrow.
This toolkit provides practical resources, information, and activities for out-of-school time programs to move through this continuum, starting with foundational skills, career and college readiness culture building, and awareness.
An Indiana-specific factsheet that describes out-of-school time programs’ essential role throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the latest data from 21st Century and Community Learning Centers and America After 3PM, and role of The American Rescue Plan Act in supporting the field.
A national factsheet that describes out-of-school time programs’ essential role throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the latest data from 21st Century and Community Learning Centers and America After 3PM, and role of The American Rescue Plan Act in supporting the field.
A fact sheet summarizing the benefits of out-of-school time programming, STEM activities in OST, 21st Century Community Learning Centers, as well as the benefits realized through investing in OST.
A summary of research demonstrating the effectiveness of afterschool in helping to address workforce gaps and prepare young people for the jobs of tomorrow.
Research brief by the RAND Corporation, which examined out-of-school time programs through the lenses of content, dosage, and outcomes measured in order to understand the overall value and effectiveness of OST programming.
This guide is intended to catalyze the OST workforce, our stakeholders and partners to examine systems, elevate practices and policies that will build and strengthen the field.
This research brief samples evaluations that demonstrate the evidence of the positive impact afterschool have on academics, social emotional skills and competencies, and overall well-being to help students re-engage in learning.