Dawn Marie Johnson, a member of the National AfterSchool Association's 2019 class of Next Generation of Afterschool Leaders, was recently named as one of the University of South Dakota's 30 Under 30, class of 2019.
As a child of the '70s, Star Wars has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember.
Supporting youths' social and emotional development is a fundamental goal of most out-of-school time programs, and with good reason.
I love books. I love hearing authors read from, talk about or—in the case of nonfiction—demonstrate the practices from their books. It's especially powerful!
"How can I get my children to do their homework and chores without a battle?"
While efforts to professionalize the afterschool field have been underway for decades, limited attention has been paid to date on articulating a leadership pipeline or career ladders where emerging leaders can chart their professional goals and progression.