The Network for Youth Success developed the School Community Partnerships Guidebook for principals and other school leaders considering implementing Expanded Learning Time (ELT) programs. It contains resources, suggested models and issues to consider when collaborating with community partners to maximize the enrichment opportunities ELTs create.
Community organizations can play a crucial role in bringing resources and expertise to schools, complementing and supplementing what the rest of the school day delivers. For schools looking to increase student achievement despite challenging circumstances, a high-quality, thoughtfully designed partnership may bring an infusion of new energy, new ideas, and new resources into your work of changing students’ lives.
This guidebook also supports effective engagement of parents and students from the earliest stages of planning to help ensure that the additional time is seen as an opportunity to meet families’ needs.
Network for Youth Success’ guidebook reflects the thoughtful contributions of many experienced providers of ELT, community schools, and afterschool programs and represents best practices from the field and from research on afterschool and ELT.
Do you know youth that have a vision to transform your community — and the world— for the better? Where others see problems, do they see potential? Tell Prudential how youth are tackling financial barriers or social issues in your community and beyond. Applications accepted through November 4th! Click the link for more informationchallenges.changemakers.com/challenge/emergingvisionaries... See MoreSee Less
ONLY 2 WEEKS LEFT to submit your RFP to present at the 2022 Annual School's Out: Make it Count Conference We are accepting proposals in the following topics, but are open to new and innovative ideas. Sessions are either 30 or 90 minutes long.Diversity, Equity, and InclusionVirtual ProgrammingSocial and Emotional LearningScience, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM)Guiding Children’s BehaviorsProgram SustainabilityProgram Quality ImprovementLeadership Development for ProfessionalsFamily EngagementTrauma-Informed CareArtsSelf-CareHealth and Safety / COVID Submit Your Proposal Today!networkforyouthsuccess.org/ninja-forms/164ep69 All submissions are due by October 31, 2021. Selected presenters will be notified by November 30, 2021. Questions??? Contact Erin@Networkforyouthsuccess.org ... See MoreSee Less
Celebrate With Us!Participate in our two events on October 28 to celebrate New York’s afterschool programs. Join our Tweetstorm from 12-1pm. Print the Lightbulb graphic and have program staff, parents, and students fill out why they support #LightsOnAfterschool.Smile and snap a photo of the finished product.Share with us on Facebook or Twitter on October 28, between 12pm-1pm with the hashtag #LightsOnAfterschool or #HelpKidsRecover. Don't forget to tag us on Twitter @NYSYouthSuccess.Join us at our virtual celebration at 5:00pm! Join participants, providers, and other supporters of afterschool, summer, and expanded learning programs to shine the #LightsOnAfterschool in New York! ... See MoreSee Less