Leading Afterschool Learning CommunitiesResearch & Resources to Support Your Afterschool Implementation
We’ve compiled a complete toolkit of resources for principals and other school leaders to use to plan for and implement quality afterschool learning programs that go beyond simply providing a safe place for children after the school day ends. Afterschool programs offer vast opportunities to provide time for academic enrichment and recreational activities that children enjoy and learn from.
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Use this brief research summary to make the case as to how after-school programs make a difference for students and the demand by parents.
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Use this summary to consider strategies as to how principals can use after-school programs to support and strengthen student learning.
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Use this guide for reflective practice to assess your professional strengths in establishing a vision and strategy for afterschool programs.
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Use these questions with your school team or parents as you consider establishing an afterschool program.
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Use this guide for reflective practice to assess your professional strengths in ensuring after-school programs have the needed resources and supports.
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Use this guide for reflective practice to assess your school’s position to support quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
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Use this checklist in collaboration to assess how principals and after-school program coordinators work together.
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