Meet the challenge of engaging staff for summer programs by reaching out to new sources and diversifying the pool of educators who work with students. Consider incentives that appeal and supports to help educators maintain their energy and enthusiasm for working with students.


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    In It Together: Maximizing Partnerships Between Education and Workforce to Support High School Students

    This tabletop discussion explored options for using funding from the U.S Department of Education and the Department of Labor for youth summer employment and work-based learning.

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    Working Together: Recruiting, Training and Supporting Staff Members for Impactful Summer Learning

    This tabletop discussion explored innovative recruitment and onboarding strategies to meet summer staffing needs.

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    Collaborating to Staff Summer Learning Programs: Leveraging Partnerships

    This tabletop discussion focused on establishing holistic partnerships to address summer staffing needs and to develop lasting community ecosystems.

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    Attracting and Supporting Staff for Summer Programs

    This tabletop discussion examined AmeriCorps’ work to support programming in local school districts.

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