After School Administration
This section connects users to technical assistance and training agencies nationally as well as government entities that assist with after school organization and program development. These agencies create and implement best practices and provide resources to out-of-school time professionals.
The Afterschool Alliance helps to make sure that all students have access to after school care and other programs as well as making sure the programs meet student’s needs.
After-School All-Stars provides programming enhancement to after school programs that already exist or help to create after school programs.
Connects after school providers with Federal resources to support youth in the out of school time hours.
Provides after school administration with resources in fuding, program design, evaluation, leadership and staff development that aligns with the ASES and 21st Century Community Learning Centers Programs.
California Department of Education- Before and After School
Provides California specific information regarding curriculum, after school services, and testing. Programming and fiscal resources available to help build, implement, and sustain quality out-of-school time programs.
Center for Collaborative Solutions (CCS)
CCS specializes in Labor-Management Services and Afterschool Services. CCS has designed and implemented a Healthy Behaviors Initiative to assist in building exemplary practices in nutrition and physical fitness for out-of-school time programs.
Child Care Bureau
The Child Care Bureau, Office of Family Assistance, supports low-income working families with information on financial assistance and promotes children’s learning by improving the quality of education and afterschool programs.
Coalition For Community Schools
The coalition for Community Schools is comprised of national, state, and local organizations advocating for community schools as a means to strength schools, families, and communities.
Council of Chief State School Officers
Provides information on the importance of Extended Learning Opportunities for youth.
National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST)
Wellesley centers for women program to help ensure that all kids have access to out-of-school time programs. NIOST is an action-research institute that provides a national perspective on issues the out-of-school time field is facing.
A PDF file that includes helpful strategies around the barriers of creating a good after school program.
This foundation creates a template on how to create a quality after school program and what it will cost. There are also grant opportunities and many resources on the website.
United States Department of Education
The United States Department of Education establishes policies on federal financial aid for education, and distribution and monitoring of those funds. In addition, the department collects data of America’s schools and disseminates research. The website contains information for educators, students, parents, and administrators.
This program is dedicated to getting students to finish high school and cut the drop out rate in half by 2018, in order to do so they have many resources about out of school time to strengthen in school time.