An unmanageable workload and lack of clarity around roles are two of the main factors that lead to staff burnout. Too much work and not enough time; being hired to care for children, then spending hours copying data from paper to computer ...
Program staff are an afterschool program's greatest asset, yet many programs do not budget adequately for staff development.
The National AfterSchool Association and the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents have published their latest issue of Journal of Youth Development (JYD.)
Out-of-school time leaders are perplexed by the turnover in the afterschool field.
NAA has announced its partnership with The Genius of Play, a nonprofit initiative dedicated to promoting the importance of play in children's learning and development, to unveil the Play Ambassadors Program.
Studies show that healthy, active children learn better, perform better academically and experience fewer behavioral problems.