Strategic Use of Summer and Afterschool Set Asides Community Resources

The Strategic Use of Summer and Afterschool Set Asides Community of Practice (Summer and Afterschool Community) is comprised of State Teams that are committed to demonstrating the lasting benefits of summer and afterschool stimulus funding for youth, families, and out-of-school time systems. State Team leaders from state education agencies and networks convene a broader group of local education agencies and community partners. Together, they address problems of practice by identifying, testing, and reflecting on strategies to promote strategic and sustainable use of set aside funding.

February 10: Partnerships and Staffing to Achieve Scale

Driving Questions:

How are states, LEAs, and community agencies partnering to provide programming at scale? How can we staff our programs with high-quality instructors during a period of high churn and burn out?

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After Action Reviews for Summer Learning Programs
This guide, developed by the National Comprehensive Center, gives users the steps and content to conduct an After Action Review (AAR) about summer learning programs. An AAR can assist schools and districts to identify the lessons learned from previous summer and extended learning programs, as well as from current attempts at providing hybrid and remote learning. These lessons can then inform strategies for learning recovery to implement during the school year and subsequent summers.

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Establishing Data Sharing Agreements Between Community Based Organizations And Schools
Learn from the experiences of state, district and community leaders how to develop effective agreements. The Boys and Girls Clubs have been working on crafting state-level and local agreements for building cooperation for the purpose of data and information sharing.

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Working Together: Recruiting, Training And Supporting Staff Members For Impactful Summer Learning
The Pittsburgh team shared what they have learned about building an effective staff structure for summer services, including sharing professional development plans and training resources. They addressed recruitment for summer jobs and describe how they built a collaborative of over 70 organizations and individuals.

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March 15: Data for Continuous Improvement

Driving Questions:

How can we design programs to meet diverse student needs? How can we ensure that we’re identifying and collecting the most important data to gauge our success and identify further areas for quality improvement?
 

Read the session summary here.

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Establishing Data Sharing Agreements Between Community Based Organizations And Schools
Learn from the experiences of state, district and community leaders how to develop effective agreements. The Boys and Girls Clubs have been working on crafting state-level and local agreements for building cooperation for the purpose of data and information sharing.

Open

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May 3: Sustainability

Driving Questions:

How have exemplary summer and afterschool systems and programs built lasting support for their work? 

What strategies might we consider?

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