Getting it Right: Strategies for After-School Success
Getting it Right: Strategies for Afterschool Success outlines how to create and manage quality programs. It includes a number of chapters that may support program start-up including topics such as:
- recruitment strategies that attract young people
- the qualities that make activities engaging and motivate participants to attend regularly
- infrastructure-staffing, management, and program monitoring
- fiscal realities of programming, how to stretch existing dollars to enhance services
- working with older youth
While this report was released over 15 years ago it synthesizes 10 years of findings from Public/Private Ventures and other researchers’ work and still offers valuable insights for those establishing afterschool programs.