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Conversation About the OST Workforce: Unify a Fragmented Profession

NIOST Director Ellen Gannett spoke with Youth Today about the history of afterschool and the need to unify the OST field. Read the interview here>>

Now Available - APT Online Training!

Get access to the Assessment of Program Practices Tool (APT), a quality assessment tool designed to help programs examines practices that research suggests are linked to youth outcomes. Easy to use and flexible. The APT tool is available at no cost upon completion of a NIOST training which is now available online. Learn more>>

NEW! Professional Development Webinar

PDWebinar jan2016cvrThe first in a series of recorded webinars based on the published papers of the Afterschool Matters Journal. This 13 minutes recorded webinar focuses on Professional Development for the out-of-school time (OST) field and provides an introduction to professional development, professional development approaches, and benefits. Watch now>>

New Edition of Afterschool Matters Journal

2016sThe Spring 2016 issue of Afterschool Matters Journal is now available. The ASM Journal is a national, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to promoting professionalism, scholarship and consciousness in the field of afterschool education. Read more>>