CAN Newsletter – #SiteCoordinatorsMatter
February 5, 2019
The CAN Team is headed to The Queen Mary in Long Beach this week to host the California Cruzn’: Site Coordinator Expanded Learning Symposium. The hard work of the Site Coordinator does not go unnoticed. They are valued, appreciated, admired, and supported, and this special event is held to honor the dedication of all the Site Coordinators in Expanded Learning programs across the state. The Symposium will offer opportunities for Site Coordinators to learn from each other and share valuable resource that contribute to their hard work everyday in the Expanded Learning field.
Registration for the Sympoisum is still OPEN-but space is running out quickly!
Already going to the Symposium? Great! Don’t forget to download the Symposium app before you embark the ship for the ultimate user experience.
See you on the the ship! #SiteCoordinatorsMatter #2019SCSymposium
Items to include in this newsletter
The California AfterSchool Network is a sponsor os the 2019 BOOST Collaborative Conference! The CAN team will be hosting 6 inspirational workshops in Palm Springs sharing our vision for the field for Afterschool while also encouraging and building the support for Afterschool advocates. Register for BOOST today for a chance to catch the CAN workshop strand!
Take a moment to spread the love for after school programs this Valentine’s Day. There are many reasons to love after school - we love after school programs because it ensures a safe environment, inspires creative learning, and helps working families. The Afterschool Alliance has created a We Love Afterschool Partner Toolkit to help you express your love for after school and show why #AfterschoolWorks i
Webinar – Partnering with Expanded Learning to Reduce Chronic Absenteeism
Thursday, August 22, 2019; 10:00 AM
This webinar, hosted by the California AfterSchool Network and Attendance Works, looks at how high quality Expanded Learning programs (before and after school, summer, and intersession learning experiences) help reduce chronic absenteeism.
The Afterschool Alliance has put together a two-part series to look at the new 116th Congress: what are the priorities, what might get accomplished, and what are the challenges and opportunities ahead from the after school advocate’s perspective. Part One addresses the priorities, what is to be accomplished, and the challenges. Part Two addresses possible opportunities in the after school and education sector.
The Aspen Institute’s National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development (NCSEAD) released the report, From a Nation at Risk to a Nation at Hope, which emphasizes the need to integrate social, emotional, and cognitive development within students’ academic learning.