Tag: afterschool

Literacy Workshops at the Arizona Out-of-School Time Conference on November 15th

Literacy Workshops at the Arizona Out-of-School Time Conference on November 15th

| October 6, 2014

Fun & creative Literacy Workshops at the Arizona Out-of-School Time Conference! Saturday, November 15th @ the Phoenix Convention Center The Literacy Workshop Track will provide you with some great new ideas, activities, and strategies for creatively promoting literacy and a love of reading. Our Featured Literacy Workshops Include: Storytelling & Images: Using Comic Books to Educate! Miguel […]

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Girls on the Run 5K Registration is Open

Girls on the Run 5K Registration is Open

| September 29, 2014

Girls on the Run 5k is unlike any other running event.  It is a celebration of and for the girls who are completing a three month season of Girls on the Run programming. By the day of the 5k, their enthusiasm is such that they are running around before the race.  Girls dance to warm-up […]

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STEM workshops  at the 2014 Arizona Out-of-School Time Conference

STEM workshops  at the 2014 Arizona Out-of-School Time Conference

| September 24, 2014

The School’s Out, Make It Count Engaging Youth in Life & Learning 2014 Arizona Statewide Out-of-School Time Conference & Awards of Excellence Luncheon takes place Saturday, November 15th @ the Phoenix Convention Center Gain new STEM ideas and activities to implement in your program through attending innovative, exciting, and fun STEM workshops at the 2014 Arizona […]

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence Announces Keynote Speaker for 2014 Conference

Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence Announces Keynote Speaker for 2014 Conference

| September 15, 2014

We’re delighted to announce that Jaime Casap, Global Education Evangelist at Google, is the keynote speaker for the 2014 Arizona Out-of-School Time Conference, School’s Out, Make It Count: Engaging Youth in Life & Learning.  Jaime’s success story is impressive, especially given his experience growing up in poverty in Hells Kitchen, New York. He is a first […]

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Pilot Sites Needed to Test  Arizona Quality Assessment Tool for Out-of School Time Programs

Pilot Sites Needed to Test  Arizona Quality Assessment Tool for Out-of School Time Programs

| September 13, 2014

Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence invites out-of-school time (OST) program sites to volunteer to test the new Arizona Quality Assessment Tool when it is rolled out later this fall. The purpose of the Arizona Quality Assessment Tool is to allow OST programs to voluntarily and confidentially measure their quality against the Arizona Quality Standards for Out-of-School Time Programs. 150 […]

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FACTS Lights On Family Carnival this Saturday, September 13th – Vendor Spaces Still Available

FACTS Lights On Family Carnival this Saturday, September 13th – Vendor Spaces Still Available

| September 9, 2014

Family and Community Teaming for Students (FACTS) hosts the Annual Lights On Family Carnival this Saturday, September 13th from 10AM-2PM in Flagstaff’s Bushmaster Park.  FREE, Family-friendly activities include a fun run, bounce houses, food, prizes, and booths & displays by FACTS sites and other community groups. This year, FACTS introduces the first Lights On Fun […]

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FACTS Lights On Family Carnival this Saturday, September 13th – Vendor Spaces Still Available

FACTS Lights On Family Carnival this Saturday, September 13th – Vendor Spaces Still Available

| September 8, 2014

Family and Community Teaming for Students (FACTS) hosts the Annual Lights On Family Carnival this Saturday, September 13th from 10AM-2PM in Flagstaff’s Bushmaster Park.  FREE, Family-friendly activities include a fun run, bounce houses, food, prizes, and booths & displays by FACTS sites and other community groups. This year, FACTS introduces the first Lights On Fun […]

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Public Library – Family Friendly Events and Activities – Throughout the Fall

Public Library – Family Friendly Events and Activities – Throughout the Fall

| August 21, 2014

The Flagstaff City – Coconino County Public Library has many great activities and events going on for kids and families this fall including storytimes for young kiddos, lego club, and the Tweens n’ Teens events.  Be sure to mark your calendars and share these wonderful opportunities with your networks. STORYTIME: BABY LAPTIME September 11– November […]

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Commit to Quality – Sign the Make it Count Pledge

Commit to Quality – Sign the Make it Count Pledge

| August 8, 2014

More than 330 out-of-school time programs signed the Make It Count Pledge since it was announced on May 1st WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? Signing the Make It Count Pledge indicates a program’s commitment to using the Arizona Quality Standards for Out-of-School Time Programs as part of their continuous quality improvement process. Use the Standards […]

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Arizona Out-of-School Time Programs Invited to Apply for AzCASE STEM Mini-Grants

Arizona Out-of-School Time Programs Invited to Apply for AzCASE STEM Mini-Grants

| July 28, 2014

Arizona Out-of-School Time Programs Are Invited to Apply for the AzCASE STEM Mini-Grants Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) and Cox Communications have partnered to provide Arizona out-of-school time programs with mini-grants for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) projects. Programs are encouraged to work with staff and youth to come up with creative, new […]

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