High-quality Afterschool Programming
The research is clear: high-quality afterschool programming has a positive impact on the academic and social emotional outcomes of its participants. However, research also shows that in order to see a positive impact on these outcomes, programs need to be of high-quality.
This section shares numerous resources that will help cities ensure their afterschool programs are of high-quality.
Quality Improvement Resources
- Quality Afterschool: Helping Programs Achieve It and Policies Support It
- Core Competencies for Afterschool Trainers
- Afterschool Training Toolkit
- Core Knowledge and Competencies for Afterschool and Youth Development Professionals
- Afterschool Quality Standards
- New York State Afterschool Network Quality Self-Assessment Tool
- Florida Standards for Quality Afterschool Programs
- Georgia Afterschool Quality Standards