Studies show that healthy, active children learn better, perform better academically and experience fewer behavioral problems.
What happens when educators and leaders give youth the opportunity to use their voices and make choices? Perrin Chick, STEM Education Specialist and ACRES Project Manager for Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance, offers her perspective.
As a young person, I didn't feel smart in school. Each day I struggled with auditory-sequential instruction in the classroom—unable to articulate the internal frustrations that created.
As a new school year approaches, planning ahead financially is usually in the front of every afterschool leader's mind—though finding helpful resources can sometimes be a challenge.
Running head-first into the new school year can be a stressful time for the whole family. See what Erika Petrelli, The Leadership Program's Vice President of Leadership Development, has to say about confronting the unknown and the fear of "what if."
Whether your 21st Century Community Learning Center (21CCLC) program is funded for the foreseeable future or not, it can still be a challenge to expand on current program offerings or keep lights on due to budgetary limitations.
Postive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is widely used in schools because it works.