CAN Newsletter – January 12, 2016
Thank you for making Positive Youth Development, an Idea Who’s Time Has Come, Again and Again (written by Jeff Davis, CAN’s Executive Director) one of the most read BOOST Breakfast Club Blogs of 2015! Check out his other entry, Your Voice Matters.
Deadline for David and Lucile Packard Foundation Expanded Learning TA & Program Provider Survey Extended to January 29th
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation are seeking input from expanded learning (i.e. after school or summer learning) Technical Assistance Providers, Program Directors, and Site Coordinators who receive ASES and 21st Century Community Learning Centers funding. In appreciation of your time, each person who completes a survey will be entered into a raffle for the chance to win 1 free registration to the 2016 BOOST Conference. Other prizes include $25 Amazon.com gift cards. Only Program Providers in California and California-based TA Providers are eligible for BOOST registrations. The survey will close on Friday, January 29th.
Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) – April 15 -17th. GYSD is celebrated each April in more than 100 countries across six continents. Access resources to plan projects in their local communities to create real, lasting impact.
Summer of Service – May and all Summer long. There are 18 opportunities to make it a Summer of Service. See the Summer of Service Ideas and begin making plans for Summer 2016.
PCY will host upcoming conferences focusing on expanded learning quality standards and expanded learning in affordable & public Housing.
How Kids Learn will host two upcoming Speaker’s Forums focused “Promoting Growth Mindsets in Youth Programs.” The Speaker Forum on Wednesday March 7, 2016 (Oakland, CA) will feature Jacquie Beaubien, Senior Program Manager for the Project for Education Research That Scalses (PERTS) at Stanford University.
The Summer Technical Assistance Network Project prepares programs and staff by introducing elements of high-quality programs and tools. Participation in the project is free.
The National Summer Learning Association recently released its three new summer learning research resources from their Research in Brief Series. The entire series compromises short briefs describing seminal and new research on summer learning loss and strategies for combating it. The three new resources are:
Edutopia’s December E-news featured stories focused on engaging English Learners (ELs) including strategies and resources, and