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Resources for Starting an Afterschool Program

Beyond School Bells has a number of free resources to help school districts and communities in Nebraska in their efforts to start an after school program.  We have specifically designed a password-protected portion of this website (portal) with extensive resources to help support your efforts.  Access to this portal is free.  Resources include:

  • Program Management Resources
    •  Organizational & Management Practices
    • Getting Started: Registration Forms, Policies, Procedures
    • Sample Application & Job Descriptions
    • Interviewing & Hiring Staff
    •  Maintaining Staff
  • Programming Curriculum & Activities
  • TMC Makerspace Lab
  • Professional Development
  • Successful Strategies (Advice from current Nebraska afterschool program directors)
  • Building Partnerships & Sustainability
  • ABC's of ELO's (Learning the terminology and verbage of afterschool and summer programming)

To access this free resource section of the BSB website, please contact Jennifer Jones at for log-in and password information.