Campaign for Quailty Webinars

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Engaging Enrichment Clubs Webinar

Engaging Enrichment Clubs is a 45 minute webinar brought to you by the Older Youth Committee of the California AfterSchool Network. This webinar identifies why engaging enrichment clubs are so crucial to expanded learning programs and features two interviews with Site Coordinators who have been very successful implementing high-quality, engaging enrichment clubs in their older youth programs.

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Older Youth Credit Recovery Webinar

Older Youth Credit Recovery Webinar

The Credit Recovery in Out of School Time webinar focusing on transition, bridging, and credit recovery. Credit Recovery, part of a larger high school dropout strategy, allows students that are credit deficient to potentially graduate on time by providing intentional opportunities through increased access. Participants will be shown why credit recovery in “out of school time” makes sense and is a good fit for both the school and its students.

Access the Credit Recovery Webinar here

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CDE Grantee Orientation
Know Your Grant Requirements!

The California Department of Education, After School Division, is providing a grant orientation webinar entitled “Know Your Grant Requirements!” for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) Elementary/ Middle and Junior High Program, the 21st Century High School After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens (ASSETs) Program, and the After School Education and Safety (ASES) Program.

This webinar is intended for new grantees, new after school staff, and others who would like to review grant requirements.

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Alignment and Linkages with the School Day

Alignment and Linkages with the School Day

This webinar will feature an overview of the quality elements in the California Afterschool Network Quality Self-Assessment Tool on Alignment and Linkages with the School Day. It will also feature Marcella Klein-Williams, Regional Lead for Region 8; and Shirley Rosenbloom, Academic Resource Teacher at Sacramento START after school program. Each will share strategies programs can utilize to increase their quality through effective linkages with the core school day.

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Community Partnerships & Collaboration

Community Partnerships & Collaboration

This webinar will feature an overview of the quality elements in the California Afterschool Network Quality Self-Assessment Tool on Community Partnerships and Collaboration. It will also feature Kindra Montgomery, Director of Technical Assistance for UC Davis Center for Community Schools Partnerships; and Bud Darwin, Training Director for Pro Youth Heart in Visalia, CA. Each will share strategies programs can utilize to increase their quality through effective linkages with the core school day. 

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Effectively Supporting English Learners

Effectively Supporting English Learners

This webinar will feature an overview of the quality elements in the California Afterschool Network Quality Self-Assessment Tool on Strategies to Support English Learner students. It will also feature presentations from Nora Zamora from the California Afterschool Resource Center (CASRC) and Cynthia Zarate who is a Co-chair of the Network’s EL Committee.

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Family Involvement

Family Involvement

This webinar will feature an overview of the quality elements in the California Afterschool Network Quality Self-Assessment Tool on Family Involvement. It will also feature Samuel Nunez, Founder and Executive Director of Fathers and Families of San Joaquin and Choua Yang, Program Manager for the Sacramento Chinese Community Service Center at Luther Burbank High School. Each will share strategies and promising practices  that programs can utilize to increase their program quality.

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Nutrition and Physical Activity

Nutrition and Physical Activity

This webinar will feature an overview of the quality elements in the California AfterSchool Network Quality Self-Assessment Tool on Nutrition and Physical Activity. It will also feature Kathy Lewis, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Center for Collaborative Solutions, Normandie Nigh, Executive Director at A World Fit for Kids! and Ian Keiller, Health Outreach Director at A World Fit for Kids! Each presenter will share strategies, promising practices and resources that programs can utilize to increase program quality.

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Program Administration & Finance

Program Administration & Finance

This webinar will feature an overview of the quality elements in the California Afterschool Network Quality Self-Assessment Tool on Program Administration and Finance.  Paul Simpson-Jones, a Fiscal Analyst with the After School Division at the California Department of Education, and Shannon Roth, Director of Youth Development at Sacramento Chinese Community Service Center will present on the elements of Program Administration and Finance.  Each will share strategies and promising practices programs can utilize to increase program quality.

 

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Program Design and Assessment

Program Design and Assessment

This webinar will feature an overview of the quality elements in the California Afterschool Network Quality Self-Assessment Tool on Program Design and Assessment.  CynDee Zandes, Chief Program Officer with THINK Together, Michelle Perranoud from the Los Angeles County Office of Education in the After School Technical Assistance Unit, and Richard “Rico” Perralta, Director of Program Development with the Central Valley Afterschool Foundation will present on the elements of Program Design and Assessment.  Each will share strategies and promising practices programs can utilize to incr

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Program Environment and Safety

Program Environment and Safety

Andy Paul from the Youth Development Network and Eileen Chen from the Anaheim Achieves provide a detailed overview and site-level look at a safe, healthy and nurturing environment for all youth.  The webinar covers promising practices on social-emotional safety and physical environment safety for youth in out-of-school time.

 

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Promoting Diversity, Access, Equity and Inclusion

Promoting Diversity, Access, Equity and Inclusion

This webinar will feature an overview of the quality elements in the California Afterschool Network Quality Self-Assessment Tool on Promoting Diversity, Access, Equity, and Inclusion. It will also feature Torrie Dunlap, CEO for Kids Included Together (KIT)  and Elizabeth Soriano, Site Coordinator for the Synergy After-school program at Hoover High School in San Diego. Each will share strategies and promising practices programs can utilize to increase program quality.

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Staff Recruitment & Professional Development

Staff Recruitment & Professional Development

This webinar will feature a general overview as well as a site-level perspective of high-quality program recruitment, professional development, and ongoing training.  Dr. Andria Fletcher, the Chief Consultant for the Center for Collaborative Solutions, provides the field with an in-depth look at the meaning of high-quality professional development.  The second guest presenter, Shannon Roth, from the Sacramento Chinese Community Service Center (The Center), describes the day-to-day practice of high-quality recruitment, leadership, and coaching at the site level.

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Youth Development

 Youth Development

This webinar featured an overview of the quality elements in the California Afterschool Network Quality Self-Assessment Tool on Youth Development. It also featured presentations from Adrian Ruiz, Executive Director for the Youth Development Network and Mark Marano, Program Coordinator and CASDP Director of the YMCA of Greater Long Beach, Community Development.

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Utilizing the Campaign for Quality Tools

Utilizing the Campaign for Quality Tools

This webinar provides a detailed look at all the available tools developed by the California AfterSchool Network (CAN) to assist out-of-school time programs improve program quality.  Tool overviews include the Quality Self-Assessment (QSA) Tool, QSA User’s Guide, Campaign for Quality – Promising Practices Guide, element videos, element webinars, and the CAN website.