Summer Seminars Registration is Open


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Nominate an Emerging Leader in Early Care or School Age Care

Do you know an Emerging Leader in Early Child Care and School-Age Child Care Education? Winners will be featured in the May/June 2015 issue of Exchange magazine. Nominations are being accepted through Feb. 1st.  Learn more

New Directions for Youth Development

niostHPboxSpecial issue of New Directions for Youth Development, edited by Jean Wiecha and NIOST's Georgia Hall, features research that supports child and youth wellness.  read more>>


BOKS Findings

GettingStepUp resized2Research by NIOST shows that children who regularly engaged in before-school physical activity through BOKS were by the end of the school year generally more physically active compared to non-participants, including on non-program days!

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