Nominate Your Afterschool Program for the 2017 Champions Showcase!

1st Prize: $2,500
2nd Prize: $1,000

2016 Champion Showcase Finalists

Out-of-School programs are under pressure. 
Each day, afterschool leaders are asked to increase their focus on academic support, behavior management, social and emotional growth and family engagement. 
They cannot do it alone.

Schools are under pressure. 
Each day, educators are asked to increase their focus on attendance, test scores, graduation rates and college access. 
They cannot do it alone.

The 2017 Summit on Out-of-School Learning theme:
More Time. More Success. 
Afterschool and School Join Forces for Kids.  

Our 2017 Champions Showcase will feature 6 finalists who are making strides in the following areas:  
  1. Partnerships between afterschool professionals and teachers working together to advance youth learning. 
  2. Building trusting relationships among afterschool and school leaders.
  3. Linking in and out of school procedures, policies and curriculum. 
  4. Leveraging school and afterschool resources to make a bigger impact.  
Application Questions: 
  1. Choose ONE area that you consider to be your area of strength. This is your focus area.  
  2. Describe 2 specific strategies and/or stories that demonstrate this area of strength. Remember that you are trying to choose examples that a make you stand out! 
  3. Define specific impacts and/or changes that have resulted from your effort.
  4. Describe how this effort has helped increase connecting with schools and afterschool.  
  5. Why do you feel your nomination represents one of the best examples in our state for this area? 

About the Indiana Summit on Out-of-School Learning

Hosted in partnership with the Indiana Department of Education at the Indiana Convention Center in Downtown Indianapolis, the Summit brings together youth programs and community partners to connect, learn new ideas, access valuable resources, and transform learning beyond the school day for Indiana youth.

The SIXTH annual summit is open to ALL out-of-school time program providers, schools and community partners in Indiana serving K-12 youth.

Participant Registration OPEN!
Early Bird Rate: $75
Regular Rate after January 15: $95

2017 Summit Sponsors

Presenting Partner




Exhibit Hall Sponsor

Innovation Alley Exhibitors


Special Programming Partners

Learn about the content & partners from 
last year's Summit  HERE!

For More Information on the Summit, contact Sara Beanblossom at:

Indiana Afterschool Network
445 North Pennsylvania, suite 945
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
(317) 822-8211