September 2014 Issue

Happy Autumn!  Photo of ED Diane Genco


As September draws to a close, we have many exciting announcements to share with you. Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.



Join us for New Jersey's Exciting Annual Conference on Afterschool
Date: Friday-Saturday, November 21-22, 2014
Time: 8:00am - 4:30pm

* Registration deadline: November 7, 2014

This year's conference celebrates Finding The Balance.

Come learn about strategies to promote a balanced, healthy lifestyle for the youth you serve and yourself. The conference features 54 workshops on addressing the NJ Quality Standards for Afterschool

Conference Fees: $273 / 2 days $163 / 1 day
Fee includes conference materials, continental breakfast and lunch

Click here to register today!
Institute on Expanded Learning: Opportunities for Student Success
Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014 
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

* Registration at 8:30am.

Who Should Attend: School leaders including Chief School Administrators, Charter School Lead Persons, Building Administrators

Location: The Marriott Princeton Hotel and Conference Center at Forrestal in Princeton, NJ

Cost: $149 includes materials and lunch

Registration: Please visit for more information and to register. 

Registration closes on Thursday, October 30, 2014.
15th Annual Lights On Afterschool 2014 - registration is now open!
Date: Thursday, October 23, 2014

Thursday, Oct. 23 is the 15th annual Lights On Afterschool! Register today to show your support and share your plans!

Celebrating Lights On Afterschool doesn't have to be time consuming or expensive-all that matters is bringing together your community to raise awareness of the importance of afterschool programs. There's no wrong way to celebrate! Register now!

Click here to register today!
NJ Afterschool Action
In This Issue
Annual Conference
Expanded Learning Training
Lights On Afterschool!
Training Calendar
(click here to view)

Thank you for reading this edition of NJ Afterschool Action.  We always want to hear from you, so please send your questions, comments, and ideas to:  


Diane Genco
Executive Director 

Lee McDermott Schaefer
Policy Director

NJSACC works to build lasting public support for quality afterschool programs across New Jersey. Led by a public-private partnership, NJSACC enhances public awareness and support; offers guidance for parents, providers, and advocates; strengthens relationships with policymakers, funders, practitioners, and parents, and shares best practices in the field.
Afterschool In The News
Diane Genco
New Jersey School Age Care Coalition