Trainings & Events


Site Coordinator Symposium

This event is presented by the CA Site Coordinator Network and supported by the California AfterSchool Network, California Department of Education Expanded Learning Division, and the System of Support for Expanded Learning. The Site Coordinator Symposium is an annual convening designed to support CA Site Coordinators and Expanded Learning (EXL) / Out of School Time (OST) educators and partners with a unique opportunity to learn from their peers, colleagues, and other experts in the field. Come and s


California’s Expanded Learning Infrastructure: Partners in Health, Mental Health, and Substance Use Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment Webinar
March 27, 2024, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

The California AfterSchool Network (CAN), the California Department of Education’s Opportunities for All Branch,  County Leads from the System of Support for Expanded Learning (SSEL) and other County Office of Education leaders, Advocates for Human Potential (AHP), the California Institute of Behavioral Health Solutions (CIBHS), and Community Based Organization leaders from the Boys and Girls Club convened an informative webinar to learn about the states vision for school-based we


Celebrating Lights On Afterschool!

Each October, millions of Americans and more than 9,000 communities nationwide celebrate Lights On Afterschool! This annual event, is the only nationwide event celebrating afterschool programs that keep kids safe, inspire them to learn, and help working families.


CA Expanded Learning Opportunities Convenings

The California AfterSchool Network strives to offer CA Educators and Educational Leaders, of all sectors, opportunities to participate in convenings designed to support investments intended to support California’s children and youth.


CA Afterschool & Summer Challenge

20th Annual California Afterschool & Summer Challenge

CAN is a proud partner of the annual statewide California Afterschool & Summer Challenge, hosted by CalSAC, which educates and empowers professionals, youth, and families to engage in grassroots advocacy.

In addition to helping advance the out-of-school time field, this advocacy experience helps show young people and emerging leaders how to speak out and use their voices to create change.


California’s Golden Opportunity: Promoting Child & Community Wellness Through Cross-Sector Expanded Learning Partnerships
September 16, 2022, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

YOR Convening Invitation

The California AfterSchool Network (CAN) successfully convened CA practitioners and educators in California’s Golden Opportunity: Promoting Child & Community Wellness Through Cross-Sector Expanded Learning Partnerships event. This culminating virtual event of the Whole Child Health & Wellness Community of Practice, is funded by Youth Opioid Response (YOR) California