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 […]
What Can You Do RIGHT Now? Afterschool programming is a critically important part of the education landscape in the life of a student. It is a place where many kids discover what they love to do and who they want to be. It keeps kids safe during the hours of 3:00PM – 6:00PM, while most […]
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 one of APOST’s Quality Campaign Member, SHIM (South Hills Interfaith Movement). Read […]
Looking for opportunities to enhance your afterschool program curriculum? Luckily, there are a lot of great resources online that are free and easy to use. Depending on what you have available on site, the following five websites can point you to good PreK-12th grade content. Beyond the Chalkboard – This resource, created by the Boston Children’s Museum, provides an […]
Whether you are looking for inspiration and ideas to improve programming, or are interested in networking with providers across the country, the spring offers a number of opportunities for afterschool professionals to learn, connect and refresh. Here are a few upcoming conferences focused on afterschool and community based organizations. National Afterschool Association Convention I March 18th-21st I Atlanta, GA […]
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 one of APOST’s Quality Campaign Member, School 2 Career. Read more below […]
Take Action Now! Save Federal Funding for Afterschool Programs! Yesterday, President Trump’s proposed budget included the elimination of 21st Century Community Learning Center funding, the only dedicated funding for afterschool and summer learning. Please join APOST and advocates for afterschool across the country to let Congress know that the elimination of 21st Century funding will be devastating to the over […]