Northeast Statewide Afterschool Networks Webinar Materials

Tinkering and the Intersection of Formal and Informal Learning

(4.9.15 webinar recording)
Featuring Rachel Donegan, Science Educator and Program Manager, Montshire Museum; Christy Gallese, Director of Expanded Learning Time, Burlington School District; and Kylie Peppler, Researcher and Assistant Professor of Learning Sciences, Indiana University
Hosted by Vermont Afterschool

Making Space for LGBTQ Youth

(2.13.15 webinar recording)
Featuring Kira Manser, Program Manager, The CSPH
Hosted by the Rhode Island Afterschool Plus Alliance (RIASPA)

Children with Autism in Afterschool Programs: Issues and Best Practices

(1.8.15 webinar recording)
Featuring Adrienne P. Robertiello, Children’s Specialized Hospital
Hosted by the New Jersey School-Age Care Coalition (NJSACC)

Telling Your Afterschool Story: Strategies for Effective Advocacy at the Local, State, and Federal Levels

(12.11.14 webinar recording)
Featuring Michelle Doucette Cunningham, the Connecticut After School Network; Pete Christopher, the Massachusetts Afterschool Partnership; and Nora Niedzielski-Eichner, New York State Afterschool Network
 by the Connecticut After School Network, the Massachusetts Afterschool Partnership, and New York State Afterschool Network

Scaling Up Afterschool Programs at the Local and National Levels

(YouTube video from 10.27.14 webinar)
Featuring Brenda McLaughlin, The Learning Agenda; Alex Molina, Deputy Director, PASA; Keith Connors, Massachusetts Dept. of Higher Education; and April Porter, YMCA of the USA
Hosted by the Rhode Island Afterschool Plus Alliance, New York State Afterschool Network, the Massachusetts Afterschool Partnership, and the Illinois ACT Now Coalition

Defining, Measuring, and Tracking Youth Outcomes

(YouTube video from 5.29.14 webinar)
Featuring Mairéad Hartmann, Rochester Area Community Foundation; and Nora Niedzielski-Eichner and Alli Lidie, New York State Afterschool Network
Hosted by the New York State Afterschool Network

Helping Youth Thrive Is Job #1

(YouTube video from 4.17.14 webinar)
Featuring Tim Duffey, Co-Founder, Bolster Collaborative
Hosted by Erin Frati, Director, Maine After School Network

Linking Afterschool and Summer Programs

(YouTube video from 3.20.14 webinar)
Featuring the YWCA of New Britain, United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut, and the New Britain School District
Hosted by Ken Anthony, Director of Professional Development, Connecticut After School Network

Competency-Based Education and Its Application in Rhode Island

(PowerPoint from 2.13.14 webinar)
Featuring Kim Carter, Executive Director of the QED Foundation, and Karen Barbosa, Director of ELO Woonsocket
Hosted by Michelle Un, Project Manager of Research and Data at RIASPA

Embedding 21st Century Skills into Afterschool Programming

(YouTube video from 10.31.13 webinar)
Featuring the Asia Society and Lynn Stanley, New Hampshire Afterschool Network
 by the Connecticut After School Network and the New Hampshire Afterschool Network

Strengthening Financial Management in Afterschool Programs

(YouTube video from 6.13.13 webinar)
Featuring Katie Magrane, Nora Niedzielski-Eichner, Nina Sonenberg, and John Summers
Hosted by Adam Greenman, Executive Director, RIASPA

Aligning the Learning Day

(YouTube video from 2.21.13 webinar)
Featuring Tracy Bennett, THINK Together; Sarah Cruz, NJSACC; and Ken Anthony, Connecticut After School Network
Hosted by the Connecticut After School Network

Stopping the Summer Slide—The Role That Networks and Policymakers Can Play in Reducing Summer Learning Loss 

(PowerPoint from 10.11.11 webinar)
Featuring Jennifer Sloan McCombs, Sanjiv Rao, Caterina Leone-Mannino, Adam Greenman, Patrick Duhon, Katie Magrane, and Chris Smith
Moderated by Dara Rose, Senior Program Officer at The Wallace Foundation

A New Vision for Summer School

(PowerPoint from 3.15.11 webinar)
Featuring Jeff Smink, Vice President of Policy at the National Summer Learning Association
Hosted by Joseph Morra, Manager of Quality Initiatives at RIASPA

Supporting High-Quality STEM Learning Opportunities in Out-of-School Programs

(vimeo recording of 2.25.11 webinar)
Featuring Dr. Anita Krishnamurthi, Director of STEM Policy at the Afterschool Alliance
Hosted by Katie Magrane, Executive Director of Massachusetts Afterschool Partnership