Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Our Statement of Equity

| June 9, 2020
The Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence is celebrating
30 years of serving Arizona’s youth program providers.
AzCASE Statement of Equity
For more than two decades, the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence has worked to promote accessible, high-quality expanded learning opportunities for all Arizona children and youth by focusing on professional development, advocacy, and capacity building in the out-of-school time community.
We will not be silent in the face of the murder of George Floyd and others, at the hands of the police, nor will we be silent in the face of the systemic racism that threatens the lives of Americans every day.
Join the AzCASE Team!
We’re hiring for a part-time Operations Assistant (20-25 hours per week). This position reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for a variety of administrative duties; social media and program outreach; event support; and tracking and maintenance of the Make it Count Pledge and AzQSAT. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to
School’s Out, Make It Count Conference – Feedback
We want to hear from you.
Given today’s current COVID-19 pandemic, we are working to make the conference safe for everyone. There are many factors that go into make the decision to move the conference from in-person at the Convention Center to virtual/online. Some of these factors we have control over, some we don’t. This survey is designed to help us make the most informed decision. 
National Museum of African American History and Culture Releases “Talking About Race” Web Portal
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture today launched Talking About Race, a new online portal designed to help individuals, families, and communities talk about racism, racial identity and the way these forces shape every aspect of society, from the economy and politics to the broader American culture. The online portal provides digital tools, online exercises, video instructions, scholarly articles and more than 100 multi-media resources tailored for educators, parents and caregivers—and individuals committed to racial equality.
2020 Conference Early Bird Registration Opens July 15th
Save the Date! The School’s Out, Make It Count Conference will take place on Saturday, October 17, 2020. Early Bird Registration opens on July 15th.
  • 60 hours of workshops to select from
  • CEUs available for each workshop
  • Registration is Care $ eligible
Plan to join us for the largest statewide conference for out-of-school time staff, teachers, and paraprofessionals.
Arizona Quality Out-of-School Time Programs
There is widespread agreement that while out-of-school time programs can be strong tools for youth development, this is only the case when these programs are of high quality. Quality programs come in a variety of shapes and sizes. There is no one program, style, curriculum, or method that meets the needs of all youth. Rather, a quality program is one that is a living organism, growing and adapting to meet the needs of all youth. Learn about the Arizona Continuous Quality Improvement Process for out-of-school time programs on our website here.
Need help or have questions about the Arizona Quality Standards? Just give us a call! 602.734.5434.
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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence


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