Professional Development

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Tuesday, 11 September 2018 10:02

Whatever the Obstacle

Every day, youth and adults alike face obstacles in various forms. Stacie Sather, program director and long-time coach for Girls on the Run (GOTR) Sonoma County, shares her perspective on teaching youth that despite challenges, we must move forward.

Have you heard of the "Summer Slide?" You probably have if you're a parent—and you most definitely have if you work in education.

Published in AfterSchool of Thought

Quality is certainly on the forefront of afterschool/youth development programs across the country. You can be an important coach to support your staff in growing their capacity towards recognizing and incorporating youth program quality.