Our Collective Impact in 2019-20

It’s hard to believe that we are wrapping up another fiscal year. FY20 certainly presented its challenges, but the field adjusted quickly to the unprecedented COVID crisis. Here at Vermont Afterschool, we continued to serve the field while adapting our outreach and professional development to be exclusively virtual (hello, Zoom). We were able to continue… Read more »

Racial/Ethnic Minorities and Afterschool Participation

Among Vermont high school students, racial and ethnic minorities are significantly less likely to participate in any hours of afterschool programming than white students; among those who do participate, they do so less frequently than their white student counterparts.

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.