The annual National AfterSchool Association Convention featured multiple HEPA focused workshops and included a HOST Coalition meet-up.
HOST MILESTONES - 2014
A special issue of New Directions for Youth Development, sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National AfterSchool Association and edited by Jean Wiecha and Georgia Hall, presented recent research findings on healthy eating and physical activity in the OST field.
HOST MILESTONES - 2011
The HEPA Standards were adopted by the National AfterSchool Association Board of Directors, YMCA of the USA, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, and Alliance for a Healthier Generation.
HOST MILESTONES - 2010-11
HOST Coalition researchers developed the HEPA standards for out-of-school time programs through research, literature review and input of coalition members.
HOST MILESTONES - 2009
The HOST Coalition was created by the National Institute on Out-of-School Time, the University of Massachusetts Boston, and the YMCA of the USA.