*Updated 3/17/20 Vermont schools and afterschool programs are closed too. So what does that mean from here on out? We don’t know any better than anyone else what is ahead… Read more »
Using Fall 2019 Planet Youth survey data from six communities in Vermont, we are able to estimate the percentage of middle and high school students that do not participate in quality structured group activities in their out-of-school time. We also look at how these estimates vary among grade-level groups.
New data from the Vermont Youth Project has been released that indicates risk and protective factors for teens around family, school, peer groups, and out-of-school time activities in addition to… Read more »
Yesterday, Governor Phil Scott gave his annual State of the State address to the Legislature and featured afterschool for all as a central part of his policy platform. In the… Read more »
We know from research that students need to participate in expanded learning programs with high levels of intensity in order to reap the expected benefits. Our analysis shows that sustained long-term funding is correlated with 21C programs accomplishing dosage-related goals.
Ten years. How amazing is that? Especially when you consider all the incredible people, programs, and partners that we’ve been privileged to work with over that time. There are things… Read more »
Extra extra, read all about it! Our FY19 annual report is hot off the press. Read all about our initiatives, highlights, and impact data from the past year. We’re extremely… Read more »
We recently published a guidebook for afterschool and third space program providers with simple tools and resources that will support prevention efforts in their programs. Research over the past decade… Read more »
Participants who attended the 2019 Afterschool Conference in Stowe were extremely satisfied with their experience and gained take-away knowledge to ultimately benefit the over 13,000 children and youth across the state that they serve.
Vermont Afterschool, Inc., in collaboration with the Vermont Treasurer’s office, is pleased to offer Financial Literacy Afterschool Grants for Spring 2020. These mini-grants are offered to support afterschool programs in… Read more »