Recent data from afterschool programs in Vermont show that elementary school boys are more likely than elementary school girls to have high levels of assertiveness by a significant margin. We explore what this means for empowering young people in Vermont.
During the week of October 14th, two strands of youth leadership that span the Atlantic merged for an informational and cultural exchange. Two visitors from Finland were invited by Vermont… Read more »
Among Vermont high school students, racial and ethnic minorities are significantly less likely to participate in any hours of afterschool programming than white students; among those who do participate, they do so less frequently than their white student counterparts.
Six communities in Vermont have signed a five-year commitment to participate in the Vermont Youth Project, a new initiative designed to boost positive youth development and protective factors on the… Read more »
Data from the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey reveals that Vermont high school students that participated in weekly out-of-school time programming were less likely to get into physical fights than those who did not.
In 2018-19 Vermont Afterschool provided many professional development opportunities for leaders in the field which resulted in nearly 600 professionals in the state improving in their jobs abilities to serve the field.
In 2018-19, Vermont Afterschool positively impacted nearly three-quarters of all towns with expanded learning opportunities and half of all out-of-school-time programs in the state through various programs and initiatives.
Data from the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey shows that high school students who participate in afterschool programming are more likely than their peers to plan on continuing their education beyond high school.
From a cultural diversity day to building school bike trails to a writing workshop to a rabbit adoption event, 14 different youth-led projects are about to launch across Vermont thanks… Read more »
We’re thrilled to share our new social emotional learning (SEL) video produced by Mondo Mediaworks. This video highlights our SEL leadership and training initiative, also known as the Youth Resiliency… Read more »