Afterschool Matters Journal

Afterschool Matters is a national, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to promoting professionalism, scholarship and consciousness in the field of afterschool education. The journal serves those involved in developing and managing programs for youth during the out-of-school time hours and those engaged in research and in shaping youth development policy.

Afterschool Matters is part of the Afterschool Matters Initiative and is published 2-3 times per year by the National Institute on Out-of-School Time with support from the Robert Bowne Foundation.

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Call for Papers


NIOST is calling for papers for Afterschool Matters.

NIOST is calling for papers for upcoming issues of Afterschool Matters. For more information, visit the Call for Papers page or contact:


Georgia Hall, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist, Managing Editor
National Institute on Out-of-School Time
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781-283-2530