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Do you want to advance quality afterschool programming in your community? Check out a wide range of tools and information below, including easy-to-use one-pagers on how afterschool programming impacts educational involvement and child safety, the importance of parent involvement and the economic case for investing in quality programming for out-of-school time.

  • STEM and Afterschool - a brief on growing opportunities

  • Updated report on Federal and State resources available to support Expanded Learning Opportunity programs in Nebraska.

  • Power Point presentation on structuring out-of-school time to improve academic achievement.

  • A summary two-pager highlighting the key findings of the CYFS study.

  • Table that shows how the research literature relates to the specific elements of quality that are described in the full report.

  • This series of one-pagers can help you explain why afterschool programs are a necessity in your community.

  • These materials can help you state your case for more comprehensive initiatives by linking early childhood and parental involvement activities to your afterschool program.

  • The articles and research summary in this packet can help you show both the economic and academic value of high quality afterschool programs in your community.

  • This tip sheet can help you get the conversation rolling about the importance of quality afterschool opportunities.

  • A power point presentation of the findings of a literature review conducted for the Network by the University of Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Family and Schools.

  • The full report on elements of quality afterschool programs.

  • A summary two-pager highlighting the key findings of the PPC draft report.

  • A list of research literature on elements of quality in various out of school time programs.

  • High quality service learning integrates meaningful community service
    with instruction.

  • This service learning guide offers overview, best practices and resources to use when implementing a service learning program for middle school youth.

  • An EPA produced compilation of environmentally-oriented service learning programs in schools across the national - including our own Hebron!

  • An issue brief by the Afterschool Alliance to help you make the case why afterschool and environmental education are such a perfect fit.