|Resources for Programs|
This business engagement toolkit is designed to help community-based organizations recruit, engage, and develop ongoing relationships with businesses in their communities.
Prefacing the actual "how-tos" of business engagement the toolkit addresses the importance of CBO-business partnerships and what motivates businesses to join them. The toolkit itself walks CBOs through the four classic stages of moving people to take action and how these can be used to engage business in education improvement initiatives.
Comprehensive research, data, easy-to-read fact sheets and news articles about afterschool in Oklahoma to use as you make the case for afterschool in your community!
A variety of high-quality guides and toolkits to help you create enriching, sustainable and connected afterschool programs for children and your community!
In our difficult economic situation, strategizing the cost versus financing for your afterschool program is critical to it's success. Read through these publications to help strengthen your program's financial stability!
These publications have great ways to increase inclusion of STEM, literacy, community involvement, leadership and achievement in your afterschool program.
Looking to revamp your afterschool program? Find out what makes a quality program, measure your current quality with an evaluation and use these promising practices to strengthen your program where it needs it most!
Partnerships with the school and community are an integral part of a successful afterschool program. Find out what kind of partnerships would be useful for your program and how to form them successfully!
Resources for developing strong, diverse afterschool and youth development workforces with staff support, professional development, resources on orienting, training and monitoring youth facilitators, including how to deal with and prevent program collaboration overload!
Media is an excellent way to foster the connection between the community and afterschool! Check here for some suggested media guidelines to keep kids safe while sharing all the great things you're doing!
Many afterschool programs are kept separated from the school. The strongest afterschool program is unified with the school administration and curriculum!