Tag: Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence

Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence update for April 1 — America Still Needs Afterschool

| April 1, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence update for April 1 —  America Still Needs Afterschool

“Afterschool programs use engaging, hands-on and personalized learning to build much-needed employability skills. They create opportunity — not just for kids who get to explore topics that interest them, try new things, and gain important teamwork and communication skills — but also for parents who are able to spend time working, secure in the knowledge that their children are safe, supervised and engaged in learning after the school day has ended.”

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STEM Saturdays update for March 23 — Coming Summer 2019! BioBlitz Activity for Summer Learning Programs

| March 25, 2019
STEM Saturdays update for March 23 — Coming Summer 2019! BioBlitz Activity for Summer Learning Programs

Get your summer program kids outside this summer to count bugs, study plants, and understand their communities.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence offers Professional Development Workshops

| March 18, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence offers Professional Development Workshops

Informative Training for You & Your Staff7 Sessions to choose fromLeadership Workshops for supporting staff and programsCLASS Workshops with informative tools for working with youth

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Deadline is April 15 to submit nomination for Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence ‘Awards of Excellence’

| March 18, 2019
Deadline is April 15 to submit nomination for Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence ‘Awards of Excellence’

NOMINATE YOUR: • OUTSTANDING • PROGRAM •LEADERSHIP or STAFF •YOURSELF !for the 18th Annual Arizona Out-of-School Time Awards of Excellence. These awards recognize innovative programs and staff members for their excellent work in providing quality Arizona youth programs.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence STEM Saturdays update for March 9 — Out-of-School Time STEAM Survey

| March 11, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence STEM Saturdays update for March 9 — Out-of-School Time STEAM Survey

The Innovation Collaborative is conducting a national study that will help outline effective practices for STEAM (STEM+Arts).

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April 11 — Space still available for the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence ‘RESILIENCE — The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope’ in Flagstaff

| March 8, 2019
April 11 — Space still available for the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence ‘RESILIENCE — The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope’ in Flagstaff

The Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence will present the documentary “RESILIENCE — The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope” from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 11 at the Flagstaff Aquaplex, 1702 N. Fourth St., Flagstaff.

Stay after the viewing for a Q&A session with local experts, including Virginia Watahomigie, executive director of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence update for March 4 — 2019 Conference Photo Winner

| March 4, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence update for March 4 — 2019 Conference Photo Winner

2019 Conference Photo WinnerICAN Positive Programs for YouthThis year we had 50 photo submissions for the 2019 Conference Photo Contest. The 27th Annual School’s Out, Make It Count conference will feature ICAN’s winning photo.

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STEM Saturdays update for Feb. 23 — Funding Opportunity: Grand Canyon University STEM Implementation Grants

| February 25, 2019
STEM Saturdays update for Feb. 23 — Funding Opportunity: Grand Canyon University STEM Implementation Grants

Grand Canyon University has just opened applications for their STEM Implementation Grant. This grant supports Arizona educators in the strategic implementation of STEM through problem-based learning and embedded technology. They are looking for applicants who are currently incorporating STEM into their curriculum and would greatly benefit from grant funds for continuing efforts (view the in-depth grant criteria).

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence update for Feb. 19 — Resilience Documentary Viewing (April 11 in Flagstaff)

| February 18, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence update for Feb. 19 — Resilience Documentary Viewing (April 11 in Flagstaff)

Join us in Phoenix on Feb 26th, Tucson on Feb 28th, or Flagstaff on April 11th. Q&A with local experts immediately following the movie. $30 per person, seats filling fast – Register today!

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STEM Saturdays update for Feb. 9 — Celebrate Black History Month with STEM

| February 11, 2019
STEM Saturdays update for Feb. 9 — Celebrate Black History Month with STEM

February is Black History Month, the perfect time to celebrate the impact African-Americans have had in STEM fields. Ozobot developed a list of 14 STEAM Classroom [or Afterschool!] Activities to Celebrate Black History Month, including ‘Learn About Light and the Inventor of the Motion Sensor’.

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