LIRA + LEAD = Two great training opportunities

We have a couple of incredible training opportunities for afterschool leaders who are looking to advance their skills and learning. LEAD 1.0 This four-part series is for leaders of licensed programs in the afterschool field in Vermont. The Leadership, Exploration, And Development (LEAD) program will provide afterschool professionals with the tools to hone their strengths… Read more »

Fights and feelings of safety at school

Data from the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey reveals that Vermont high school students that participated in weekly out-of-school time programming were less likely to get into physical fights than those who did not.

Our collective impact in 2018-19 (Part 2)

In 2018-19 Vermont Afterschool provided many professional development opportunities for leaders in the field which resulted in nearly 600 professionals in the state improving in their jobs abilities to serve the field.

Celebrate Summer Learning Week: July 8-12

Ask educators in any part of the country and they will tell you there’s no debate: summers matter for children, youth, families, and education. That’s why the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) will lead the country in National Summer Learning Week (July 8 – 12, 2019).

Welcome, Robin!

We are thrilled to share that Robin Katrick has joined the Vermont Afterschool team as our new Youth and Community Health Coordinator.