Region VII After School Programs

Internet Resources

  • Y4Y - You for Youth
    Online professional development and technical assistance for 21st CCLCs

  • Coalition for a College- and Career-Ready America
    A group of organizations helping to ensure that America's education system prepares all students for college and today's workplace.

  • California Center for Research on Women & Families Summer Meal Coalition
    Help for new and existing summer meal providers to ensure program success.

  • California Department of Education Before and After School Programs
    Programmatic and fiscal resources to build, implement, and sustain quality before and after school programs, including school-age care and other out-of-school opportunities for children and youth.

  • After School Education and Safety Program
    Provides funds to schools and districts that collaborate with community partners to provide safe and educationally enriching alternatives for children and youths during nonschool hours.

  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Administration for Children & Families
    This list of selected resources is intended to support the efforts of afterschool program developers and policy makers as they work to increase access to high quality school-age programs in their states and territories and communities. The web sites and publications on the resource list are grouped under key topics.

  • Academic Enrichment Project
    Learning Point Associates has created this web site containing examples of high-quality academic enrichment activities gathered from afterschool programs across the country. The site also includes tools to help programs improve their academic enrichment activities.

  • The California After School Resource Center
    CASRC ("cas-rac") supports quality after school programming via a comprehensive website, statewide circulating library of reviewed materials, online trainings, and technical assistance.

  • California After School Network
    The Mission of the California Afterschool Network is to influence policy and coordinate local and statewide efforts that support out of school time opportunities for children and youth.

  • Afterschool Alliance
    A nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of afterschool programs and advocating for quality, affordable progrms for all children.

  • After School Learning Toolkit: Building Quality Enrichment Activities
    Provides resources in six key areas: arts, literacy, math, science, technology, and homwork help. Available online, the toolkit includes sample lessons by grade level and tips for practitioners to see activities firsthand, such as one in which seventh- and eighth-graders at the Children's Aid Society in New York City create an original play inspired by the Mirabel sisters' struggle for freedom in the Dominican Republic. The toolkit's sample activities include learning goals, directions, and potential results.

  • Discovery Education
    Offers a broad range of free classroom resources that complement and extend learning beyond the bell.

  • Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
    A website created by a group of more than 30 Federal agencies fromed in 1997 to make hundreds of Federally supported teaching and learning resources easier to find.

  • PBS Teacher Source
    Offers over 3,000 standards-based lesson plans.

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