An impressive array of youth civic engagement has infiltrated our news feeds in recent months, in the wake of the Parkland shooting, issues of gun violence (locally with the death of Antwon Rose and nationally with countless others), and the larger, more broad movements of #MeToo and Black Lives Matter. These issues of justice are […]
The APOST Fall Conference for Out-of-School Time (OST) is a professional development conference that shares best practices in youth development. The conference is open to youth practitioners who want to increase their skills in working with youth in out-of-school time programs or mentoring relationships. This Fall, we’re excited to present Diana Laufenberg as the Keynote […]
It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year again, and we have a line up of great events to get you ready to be back-to-afterschool! These professional development opportunities will get you back in the groove and feeling ready to transition from summer to fall programming. We hope to see you at them all! On […]
recap and photos by Ashley Comans, SBL Pgh Panelist and APOST HYPE Project Coordinator Justice, equity, and excellence – were the focus of the Inaugural State of Black Learning Conference, held at Chatham University August 17th – 18th. The conference was organized to further the conversation and constant need for professional development opportunities, as well as train […]
APOST is proud to showcase Quality Campaign Member organizations and youth practitioners in a bi-monthly publication that highlights quality out-of-school time opportunities. We also want to welcome the newest members of our Quality Campaign in this month’s Spotlight on Quality. This month, we are featuring APOST Quality Campaign Member Propel Braddock Hills Afterschool program. Read more below […]
Join us for the full day OR one of three opportunities to experience summer learning in action!! For location details and to RSVP please click here. Dear Community Leader, Thousands of kids are participating in high quality summer learning opportunities across the Pittsburgh region. You are invited to see summer learning in action as part of National Summer Leaning […]
The APOST Summer Conference for Out-of-School Time (OST) is a professional development conference that shares best practices in youth development. This conference is open to youth practitioners and managers of direct service staff who want to increase their skills in working with youth in out-of-school time programming, mentoring relationships, or in summer camps. #PGHSummer18 We will be gathering […]
Our most popular training is back!! On Thursday, May 24th, APOST will be hosting a CPR, AED, and First Aid Training. This training is always in HIGH demand, so be sure to sign up early to secure your spot! Click here for event details and to register.
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Partners and Friends, Please join APOST in thanking Melanie Claxton, our Manager for Partnerships and Quality Improvement for her dedication to APOST and to the afterschool community! I am sure many of you have interacted with Melanie. In the two years that Melanie has worked with us, she has been the driver behind all of our professional […]