Professional Development

Afterschool Matters
"We Think You Need a Vacation": The Discipline Model at Fresh Youth Initiatives
A New Approach to Accountability: Creating Effective Learning Environments for Programs
A Place for the Arts: Lessons Learned from an Afterschool Art Experience with Reclaimed Materials
Body and Soul: Reflections on Two Professional Development Credential Pilots in Massachusetts
Building a Skilled and Stable Workforce for After School Programs
Building an Afterschool Workforce: Regulations and Beyond
Check it Off ! A Youth Development Approach to Staff Training
Creating an Agency Culture: A Model for Common Humanity
Creating Holistic Partnerships Between School and Afterschool
Defining Our Terms: Professional Development in Out-of-School Time
Effective STEM Programs for Adolescent Girls: Three Approaches and Many Lessons Learned
Empowering Youth Work Supervisors with Action Research Strategies
Enhancing Program Quality and Care through Supervision
From Promise to Participation: Afterschool Programs through the Lens of Socio-Cultural Learning Theory
Getting Intentional about STEM Learning
Getting the Right Fit: Designing a Professional Learning Community for Out-of-School Time
Growing Leaders in Native American Communities: An Interview with Gerald Eagle Bear
Growing Our Own: Former Participants as Staff in Afterschool Youth Development Programs
Human Resources: Staffing Out-of-School Time Programs in the 21st Century
Keeping Children Safe: Afterschool Staff and Mandated Child Maltreatment Reporting
Keeping the Faith: How Moving from School to Afterschool Kept Me an Educator
Leveraging Resources to Promote Positive School-CBO Relationships
Math Is Like a Scary Movie? Helping Young People Overcome Math Anxiety
Measuring Program Quality: Evidence of the Scientific Validity of the Assessment of Program Practices Tool
Moving Forward and Growing Together: Interview with Sylvia Lyles
Paper Copters and Potential: Leveraging Afterschool and Youth Development Trainers to Extend the Reach of STEM Programs
Planning Considerations for Afterschool Professional Development
Putting Our Questions at the Center: Afterschool Matters Practitioner Fellowships
Right Time, Right Place: Building an Online Learning Community for Afterschool Practitioners
Self-Assessment of High-Quality Academic Enrichment Practices
Shared Research Dialogue: One College’s Model for Professional Development of Youth Practitioners
Should Rey Mysterio Drink Gatorade? Cultural Competence in Afterschool STEM Programming
Systemwide Implementation of Project-Based Learning: The Philadelphia Approach
Teaching the What as well as the How: Content-Rich OST Professional Development
The Four Cs of Afterschool Programming A New Case Method for a New Field
The Role of Out-of-School Time in Reducing Hunger and Preventing Obesity
Toward a Movement: Uniting Organizers and Direct Service Providers in a Movement for Juvenile Justice Reform
Understanding the “How” of Quality Improvement: Lessons from the Rhode Island Program Quality Intervention
Using E-learning to Train Youth Workers: The BELL Experience
Using Professional Development to Enhance Staff Retention
Where It Gets Interesting: Competing Models of STEM Learning After School
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Core? The Common Core Standards and Out-of-School Time Programs