Rolling Out Core Competencies for Afterschool Professionals

Paul Young with Frank Eckles

pic For years, afterschool workers have indicated a need for a body of knowledge, skills, a culture and a code of ethics that would professionalize the field and lead higher levels of public recognition. In April, at the NAA convention, the set of NAA adopted core competencies will be the centerpiece of the conference. Listen in to get a preview.
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Gearing Up for the Year of Science Afterschool

Paul Young wih Andy Ferri

pic A new study found that afterschool programs are less accessible to rural children than to urban children. Where cost is the primary obstacle in inner cities, rural families must overcome the challenge of distance. Tune in to learn more about the problem and proposed solutions.
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