How to Start an Afterschool Program

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When organizations or individuals decide to start an afterschool program it is often in response to a community need. Afterschool programs vary widely in frequency, program length and content and demographics of young people served.

The following resource will educate you on topics including:

  • Types of programs offered
  • Quality standards
  • Populations served
  • Licensing
  • Facilities
  • Creating partnerships
  • Staffing
  • Curriculum and activities
  • Funding
  • Additional support/resources

To access, you’ll first need to join NAA. There are two levels of membership available:
Ambassador (Free)
Executive ($99/year)

Once you join, click on the “Program Resources” tab in your account or directly, by clicking here: https://naaweb.org/my-resources/program-resources