Six communities in Vermont have signed a five-year commitment to participate in the Vermont Youth Project, a new initiative designed to boost positive youth development and protective factors on the local level. The Vermont Youth Project will use the Planet Youth data tool, based on the Icelandic Model of Prevention, to survey middle and high school… Read more »
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 »
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.
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.
In 2018-19, Vermont Afterschool positively impacted nearly three-quarters of all towns with expanded learning opportunities and half of all out-of-school-time programs in the state through various programs and initiatives.
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).
We are thrilled to share that Robin Katrick has joined the Vermont Afterschool team as our new Youth and Community Health Coordinator.
Data from the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey shows that high school students who participate in afterschool programming are more likely than their peers to plan on continuing their education beyond high school.