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New, Free Professional Development Resource

A new, free professional development resource, After School Gets Moving, offers a media-based professional development intervention for afterschool practitioners. The program, developed by Vida Health Communications and funded by the Centers for Disease Control and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, has now been digitalized and is available for free viewing and download.

Partnerships are Critical to Student Success

BlogQuoteA new blog by NIOST Research Associate Betsy Starr on the importance of building partnerships for student success. Read more>>

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>>

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>>