Tag: arizona out-of-school time

Download these 35 affordable STEM activities

| December 7, 2015
Download these 35 affordable STEM activities

STEM on the Cheap was one of our most popular workshops at the School’s Out, Make It Count, Arizona Statewide Out-of-School Time Conference the past two years. Included are 35 STEM activities that can easily be incorporated into your program.

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Quality is Contagious

| November 12, 2014
Quality is Contagious

Arizona Programs Are Making It Count for Kids! Quality is Contagious Has your program caught it? Next week marks the one year anniversary since Arizona’s Quality Standards for Out-of-School Time Programs were first published.  What has happened in the twelve months since is incredible and Arizona’s program providers deserve the credit. Quality is truly contagious! In May, […]

Continue Reading

Youth Social & Emotional Development Workshops

| October 13, 2014
Youth Social & Emotional Development Workshops

Social & Emotional Development Workshops for Youth Program Staff At the Arizona Out-of-School Time Conference – Saturday, November 15th at the Phoenix Convention Center 8 Social & Emotional Development workshops geared specifically for out-of-school time youth program staff presented by experts in the field and addressing a variety of critical youth development topics will be […]

Continue Reading

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

| October 6, 2014
Literacy Workshops at the Arizona Out-of-School Time Conference on November 15th

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 […]

Continue Reading

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

| September 24, 2014
STEM workshops  at the 2014 Arizona Out-of-School Time Conference

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading