Tag: Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence

CONNECT2STEM Awards

| February 4, 2015
CONNECT2STEM Awards

Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) encourages out-of-school time programs across Arizona to submit nominations for the CONNECT2STEM Awards. The first annual CONNECT2STEM Awards, presented by Cox Communications in partnership with AZ SciTech, will honor STEM Connectors in the areas of business, nonprofit, education and afterschool programs. AzCASE is proud to partner with Cox on the CONNECT2STEM Awards […]

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Promote Your Program for Free

| January 28, 2015
Promote Your Program for Free

Promote your program for free in the AZ Afterschool Directory 2.0 by Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE). Thirty-four percent of youth in Arizona would participate in out-of-school time programs if they could, but a program isn’t available. Or worse–they don’t know what’s available. The AZ Afterschool Directory is the state’s only comprehensive, bilingual listing of […]

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Do Not Miss Diana Brown in February 2015

| January 26, 2015
Do Not Miss Diana Brown in February 2015

Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) is excited to welcome back Diana Brown, an educator with over 25 years of experience and one of the most popular and highly-rated trainers from the 2012, 2013, and 2014 Arizona Out-of-School Time Conferences. “Providing Structure & Encouragement in Your Program” is fast-paced training that uses music, movement, and interaction […]

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The AZ Afterschool Directory: Where Parents Search for Programs

| January 12, 2015
The AZ Afterschool Directory: Where Parents Search for Programs

Arizona Center For Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) plan’s to conduct a statewide promotional campaign this spring targeting parents in search of a quality summer program for their children. The campaign will coincide with the re-launch of the AZ Afterschool Directory, Arizona’s only free, bi-lingual, comprehensive listing that lets parents search for out-of-school time (OST) programs by location, […]

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Out-of-School Time Professional Development Training Opportunities

| January 6, 2015
Out-of-School Time  Professional Development Training Opportunities

You told us what training you wanted, and we listened. Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) is excited to bring you these dynamic, knowledgeable presenters to address topics that Arizona out-of-school time professionals know are keys to quality! Providing Structure & Encouragement in Your Program Community Diana Brown This fast-paced workshop empowers out-of-school time staff to effectively handle […]

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NACA Afterschool Program Wins Award From Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence

| December 4, 2014
NACA Afterschool Program Wins Award From Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence

NACA afterschool program wins award from Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence A local substance abuse prevention program tailored for at-risk Native American youth in the Flagstaff community won the Outstanding Out of School Time award Nov. 15 from the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence. Native Americans for Community Action (NACA) Pathways Youth Program offers afterschool […]

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Arizona Ranks 6th Nationally in Afterschool Programming

| October 20, 2014
Arizona Ranks 6th Nationally in Afterschool Programming

Arizona ranked 6th in nation for afterschool programming, but there’s still work to be done… The Afterschool Alliance‘s America After 3PM survey ranked Arizona as 6th in the nation for afterschool overall. America After 3PM is the largest national household survey ever conducted to gauge parent satisfaction and support for afterschool programs. The results revealed that Arizona parents overwhelmingly […]

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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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