Upcoming Y4Y Virtual Series and Webinars:
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Feeling isolated? Connect with colleagues for professional development that will energize and empower you for whatever comes next! Y4Y offers certificates of completion for the following webinars. We hope to see you at as many as you can attend!
Literacy: An In-Depth Expedition (Four-Part Series)
May 18-21, 1-2:30 p.m. ET
It's not too late to join in!
Learn to develop high-quality, engaging literacy activities for students of all ages and their adult family members. Strengthen your literacy efforts through partnerships and collaboration. Hear from experienced practitioners. By the end of the week, you’ll be ready to embark on your own literacy journey!
- Monday, May 18: Planning Your Journey: Literacy Components
- Tuesday, May 19: Excursions and Adventures: Explicit vs Embedded Activities
- Wednesday, May 20: Who's Coming Along?: Leveraging Partnerships
- Thursday, May 21: Enjoy the Amazing Journey! Successful Literacy in Action
STEM in Summer Learning
May 27, 1-2:30 p.m. ET
Back by popular demand! Summer’s almost here and, after a hectic end to the school year, STEM summer programming can inspire students to learn through engaging, real-life and relevant activities. This is an abridged version of the popular three-part STEM in Summer Learning series. In a single session, you’ll get a nine-step process for designing a STEM-based summer learning program, best practices for delivering that program and tools to make planning easier.
Human Resources (Four-Part Series)
June 1 - 4, daily 1–2:30 p.m. ET
Join the Y4Y team as we discuss four critical processes that keep your program running – identifying, recruiting, training, and retaining staff. Hear from program leaders out in the field about how they’ve successfully staffed their sites and utilize Y4Y resources to improve your human resources procedures.
Please note: A certificate of attendance is available only to those who participate in the live events. Certificates will not be issued to those who view the recordings.
Are you ready to take your program to the next level? Want to meet the needs and wants of your students and families? Join our team to investigate the intentional program design process! Walk through the steps to discover: the needs of your students and families, create engaging activities that can move the needle on student outcomes, and ensure your activities achieve success. An intentionally designed program will solve the mystery of how to increase student engagement and outcomes!
In this three-part webinar series, we share strategies for supporting frontline staff in assessing and improving 21
CCLC literacy initiatives. Site leaders and other participants will improve their understanding of the key components of literacy and take away research-based literacy activities geared toward building 21
century skills like collaboration and critical thinking.
Is first grade too early to think about college and career readiness? How can well-designed out-of-school time experiences help middle schoolers explore career possibilities, see how their interests and abilities connect to those possibilities, and gain life skills? What are three important things high school students might not know about college if no one in their family has a college degree? How can 21
CCLC programs engage and support diverse families in preparing their children for success beyond high school graduation? This four-part webinar series focuses on developing postsecondary awareness, exploration and preparation. Find out how you can provide learning opportunities that motivate and prepare your students for successful careers