Professional Development

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Even during a pandemic when afterschool professionals have been pulled in every direction imaginable, meeting the social-emotional needs of the young people remains a top priority.

Thursday, 08 November 2018 00:00

Q&A with Ronald James of LA’s BEST

Ronald W. James, Director of Digital Learning, LA's BEST Afterschool Enrichment Program, offers insight on how using the Afterschool Tech Toolkit helps LA's BEST set a vision for digital learning and improve equity during out-of-school time.

Published in Google News/Blog

Two things learned throughout my career:

1. Language is powerful.
2. Great leaders never stop learning.