Tag: Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence

Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence Announces Keynote Speaker for 2014 Conference

| September 15, 2014
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence Announces Keynote Speaker for 2014 Conference

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

| September 13, 2014
Pilot Sites Needed to Test  Arizona Quality Assessment Tool for Out-of School Time Programs

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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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence  2014 Out-of-School Time Awards of Excellence Finalists Announced

| August 22, 2014
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence  2014 Out-of-School Time Awards  of Excellence Finalists Announced

Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence 2014 Out-of-School Time Awards of Excellence Finalists Announced CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NOMINEES! The annual Out-of-School Time Awards of Excellence Luncheon recognizes innovative out-of-school time programs and staff members for their exemplary work in providing quality youth development programs for Arizona’s youth. The nominees for the 2014 Out-of-School Time Awards of Excellence […]

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Candidates Responses to Arizona Out-of-School Time Youth Programs

| August 22, 2014
Candidates Responses to Arizona Out-of-School Time Youth Programs

Throughout the past six weeks, the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence has been reaching out to candidates across the state, and asking them to pledge their support for Arizona Out-of-School Time youth programs.  Candidates for Congress were asked to complete a 3-question survey, regarding their support for:  The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF), 21st […]

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Commit to Quality – Sign the Make it Count Pledge

| August 8, 2014
Commit to Quality – Sign the Make it Count Pledge

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

| July 28, 2014
Arizona Out-of-School Time Programs Invited to Apply for AzCASE STEM Mini-Grants

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

| July 22, 2014
Arizona Out-of-School Time Programs Invited to Apply for AzCASE STEM Mini-Grants

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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Time to Recognize the Leaders in Out-of-School Time, Submit a nomination by Friday, July 11th!

| July 7, 2014
Time to Recognize the Leaders in Out-of-School Time,  Submit a nomination by Friday, July 11th!

Recognize the Leaders in Out-of-School Time,  Submit a nomination by Friday, July 11th! 13th Annual Arizona Out-of-School Time Awards of Excellence Saturday, November 15th @ The Phoenix Convention Center Don’t miss your chance! Submit your nomination by Friday, July 11th @ 5pm! Categories Jane Romatzke Leadership Award Outstanding Out-of-School Time Professional Outstanding Out-of-School Time Program Recipients […]

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Recognize the Leaders in Out-of-School Time, Submit a nomination by Friday, July 11th!

| July 2, 2014
Recognize the Leaders in Out-of-School Time,  Submit a nomination by Friday, July 11th!

Recognize the Leaders in Out-of-School Time,  Submit a nomination by Friday, July 11th! 13th Annual Arizona Out-of-School Time Awards of Excellence Saturday, November 15th @ The Phoenix Convention Center Don’t miss your chance! Submit your nomination by Friday, July 11th @ 5pm! Categories Jane Romatzke Leadership Award Outstanding Out-of-School Time Professional Outstanding Out-of-School Time Program Recipients […]

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New Focus of AzCASE Website…. STEM Resources for Out-of-School Time Programs

| June 4, 2014
New Focus of AzCASE Website….  STEM Resources for Out-of-School Time Programs

Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE), in partnership with COX Communications, is proud to present a new section of our website focused on bringing you the latest and highest quality STEM RESOURCES. Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) is a critical part of a quality out-of-school time program. Exposing youth to STEM-related activities out-of-school time […]

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