The National Center for Quality Afterschool

Helping local practitioners and state education agencies develop high-quality and balanced programs

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Training Services

Staff Professional Development Sessions: The Arts

Developing Your Afterschool Arts Programs to Enhance Academic Learning

The arts in afterschool programs are a major attraction for students. Whether it is making things, learning to dance, or being part of a play, the arts have something for everyone. This session presents ideas about what the arts can mean to afterschool programs and provides practical suggestions about how to develop the academic potential of the arts in any program.

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Contact us to discuss your professional development needs and how the Partnership can assist you.

Online Training for Afterschool Staff
The Afterschool Training Toolkit is available online free of charge.

The following resources can be used with the online Afterschool Training Toolkit to give you the resources you need to build fun, innovative, and academically enriching afterschool activities.