In an effort to provide an outlet for Vermont youth to share their pandemic experiences, Governor Phil Scott, the Vermont Department of Mental Health and Vermont Afterschool held a Virtual… Read more »
We have a slew of upcoming professional development learning opportunities that focus on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). And we’re especially excited to be able to have Dr. Ainissa… Read more »
As with so many others, 2020 upended the way we work. It has been eye-opening, illuminating, and humbling. And not just in terms of working remotely or adjusting to life… Read more »
The National AfterSchool Association (NAA), the voice of the afterschool profession and lead organization for the advancement of afterschool professionals and leaders has selected Mavis Shepard and Melissa Pennington as… Read more »
YRBS data over the past three cycles of collection shows improvements in outcomes for students who participate in 20 or more hours per week of activities outside the school day.
Student participation that exceeds the national average and overwhelming parent satisfaction with afterschool programs make Vermont a “Top 10 State for Afterschool,” according to the America After 3PM household survey… Read more »
Four projects have been selected by Vermont Afterschool to receive a Youth Council Grant that will support the formation of local youth councils across Vermont. Funded by the Northfield Savings… Read more »
Among Vermont high school students, racial and ethnic minorities continue to be significantly less likely to participate in any hours of afterschool programming than white students; since 2017, their average weekly rate of participate has trended slightly downward.
The Vermont Community Foundation announced that it will direct $50,000 from its VT COVID-19 Response Fund to expand a second round of Afterschool for All Grants. The donation will nearly… Read more »
Last time in this series, I covered some of the different types of resources that are available through the Million Girls Moonshot initiative. But this time, I wanted to delve… Read more »