Tag: Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence

Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence seeks Congressional support

| November 15, 2017
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence seeks Congressional support

Please take 3 minutes to read and sign a letter to Congress telling legislators how important sustained funding for afterschool and summer programs are for all of us. The deadline to sign the letter is Nov. 17th. 
 
Children, families, and communities across the nation appreciate your strong voice on their behalf.

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STEM Events

| September 23, 2017
STEM Events

The 4-H National Youth Science Day (NYSD) is the world’s largest youth-led science experiment. Every year thousands of youth take part in the National Science Challenge focusing on important STEM topics and issues. This year’s 4-H NYSD event will take place on October 4, 2017. This year’s challenge: Incredible Wearables. The Incredible Wearables kit is a fun way for kids to build wearable fitness trackers!

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STEM Events

| September 9, 2017
STEM Events

The 4-H National Youth Science Day (NYSD) is the world’s largest youth-led science experiment. Every year thousands of youth take part in the National Science Challenge focusing on important STEM topics and issues. This year’s 4-H NYSD event will take place on October 4, 2017. This year’s challenge: Incredible Wearables. The Incredible Wearables kit is a fun way for kids to build wearable fitness trackers!

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STEM Events

| September 3, 2017
STEM Events

The 4-H National Youth Science Day (NYSD) is the world’s largest youth-led science experiment. Every year thousands of youth take part in the National Science Challenge focusing on important STEM topics and issues. This year’s 4-H NYSD event will take place on October 4, 2017. This year’s challenge: Incredible Wearables. The Incredible Wearables kit is a fun way for kids to build wearable fitness trackers!

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Invite Your Representatives to Your Summer Program

| July 5, 2017
Invite Your Representatives to Your Summer Program

Inviting a lawmaker to tour your program is one of the best ways to show them firsthand the impact of out-of-school time programming on students and families in their district and/or state.

The Afterschool Alliance has a step-by-step how-to guide to help you get started, plan a visit, execute the visit successfully, and make the most of opportunities to continue this budding relationship with a lawmaker after the fact. They also have a webinar, other resources, and sample materials to help you make an impact on your representatives!

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STEM Funding Resources for Out-of-School Time Programs

| May 10, 2017
STEM Funding Resources for Out-of-School Time Programs

We received 75 applications for the 2017 STEM Grant Cycle! Our independent judging panel is busy working away, scoring applications for the $10,000 in available funds. While we cannot fund all 75 of these out-of-school time STEM programs, there are other opportunities for funding out there. The Afterschool Alliance has compiled resources for STEM funding, including a list of funding sources, a helpful guide, and grant-writing tools.

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Submit your nomination online by April 28 for 16th annual Out-Of-School Time Awards of Excellence

| April 19, 2017
Submit your nomination online by April 28 for 16th annual Out-Of-School Time Awards of Excellence

The Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence reports that April 28 is the deadline to submit nominations for the “16th annual Out-Of-School time Awards of Excellence.”

Submit your nomination online at azafterschool.org/awards

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Getting Started with the Online AzQSAT

| February 6, 2017
Getting Started with the Online AzQSAT

Every out-of-school time program can benefit from regular and honest self-assessment. To assist program staff in measuring and improving their program quality, the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence is proud to offer the AzQSAT, a free online tool that gives OST program directors and site coordinators the ability to assess their quality and track their improvement over time!

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October 20th is Lights on Afterschool!

| October 18, 2016
October 20th is Lights on Afterschool!

Governor Ducey has proclaimed October 20th as Lights On Afterschool Day and AzCASE wants you to help celebrate.

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