Virtual Workshops

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Campaign for Quality Videos

A series of videos that highlight each of the 11 sections of the Quality Self-Assessment Tool (QSA Tool) and the 5 sections of the High School Quality Self-Assessment Rubric (QSAR). Each of the 3-5 minute videos is designed to start meaningful conversations with your after school program’s stakeholders on program quality and to start a plan for continuous improvement.

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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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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.

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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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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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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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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.