Each day, over 10 million children participate in afterschool programs. Working parents rely on these programs to keep their children learning, growing and safe during the gap hours—after the school day ends, but before parents come home from work.
Empowering Afterschool Providers to Create Healthier Communities: January 29, 2015, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. PST
Due to the number of U.S. children who attend various types of afterschool care, it is becoming increasingly clear that out-of-school time staff can play an essential role in helping young people eat healthy and stay active.
TIES FeePay—convenient for parents, smart for districts—is an online fee payment system that gives parents what they want and schools what they need.
FeePayTM eliminates double entries, saving staff time and making business sense. It also interfaces with general ledger systems for receivables and collections.
Fully loaded kits are ready to go with hands-on activities that will entertain children for at least an hour of fun.
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According to the Washington Post, in 2013, nearly fifteen million students in 167 countries completed a tutorial or other coding-based activity during Computer Science Education Week, with one in six American students taking part—more than half of which were girls. What will you do with your students to celebrate and encourage their interest in computer science?
Advancing STEM education has been hailed as an effective strategy for training the workers of tomorrow, stoking interest in career fields where employees will be in demand and, of course, for increasing academic achievement. Try these resources for more ideas to expand your outside-of-school-time STEM programming: