NJSACC Annual Conference Attended by 300 Afterschool Program Professionals

NJSACC Annual Conference Attended by 300 Afterschool Program Professionals

NJSACC Annual Conference Attended by 300 Afterschool Program Professionals The largest statewide conference for NJ afterschool and out-of-school time professionals celebrated the state’s success in afterschool, S.T.E.A.M, and Expanded learning NJSACC, the nonprofit organization serving New Jersey’s afterschool and out-of-school time (OST) professional community, held its annual conference April 26-27, 2024, featuring over 40 workshops…

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2024 National Summer Learning Week – July 11-15th

NSLA’s Free virtual bootcamp has come and passed! But don’t fear if you missed it! Here is what you missed! Summer is a canvas of opportunity for youth to explore, learn, play, dream, move, create, and connect. All children deserve access to an enriching summer experience that supports their personal and academic development. Let’s create unique…

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May’s Moonshot Is A Force To Be Reckoned With

ACRES Coaching: Asking Purposeful Questions Wednesdays: 5/8, 5/22, and 5/14/2024 2:00 – 4:00pm EST / 11:00am – 1:00pm PST Questions begin a path toward discovery, imagination, and STEM exploration. How can we help youth expand and clarify their thinking and develop their reasoning through the questions we ask them? This module is a great way…

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NJSACC Celebrates Haitian Heritage Month 2024!

NJSACC Celebrates Haitian Heritage Month. You can too. Haitian Heritage Month celebrates the contributions Haitian Americans have made to American history, society, and culture. 7 Inspiring Children’s Books about Haiti Haitian Arts Podcast Series Haitian Heritage Month: Resources for Celebrating National Geographic Kids: All About Haiti NJSACC staff has taken full advantage of this opportunity to…

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Grow NJ Kids Training Series

On behalf of the NJ Department of Human Services and Grow NJ Kids, we are excited to announce two NEW online trainings:   Part 1: Child Development School-Age Event ID: 140353 Class Description: This 3 hour, web-based training is intended to introduce child development and developmentally appropriate practices for Out-of-School Time programs that serve school-age children, ages…

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NAA May 24 Highlights

NAA Has So Much To Offer! Check Out Some Highlights From The May Newsletter  5 Strategies for Sustaining Summer Learning Programs Discover how Texas districts are tackling the challenge of sustaining summer learning programs amid funding changes and staffing issues.   Read more here  It’s Time to Get Your STEM Micro-Credentials! Are you looking to…

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5 Things to use the ESSER III Set Aside for

LEAs have until September 30, 2024 to obligate the ESSER III (ARP ESSER) funds allocated by the state. Act now to encumber ESSER FUNDS & Invest in Programming & Activities 5 Things to use the ESSER III Set Aside for: 1. Experiential Learning: Plan Summer Field Trips, Purchase Tickets and Pay for Transportation. 2. Expand…

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Check out these Fantastic NJSACC Workshops!

Ready Set Summer – Tue Jun 4 – 10am – Fee: $35 Ready Set Summer – Tue Jun 4 – 10am – Fee: $35 A powerful introduction to inclusion for summer camp staff, this workshop introduces behavior and inclusion basic skills through fun and engaging activities. Topics covered include accommodations for day camp settings, working…

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Afterschool Alliance CCDF Planning Cycle 2025-27

CCDF PLANNING CYCLE 2025-2027: ENSURING HIGH QUALITY ACCESS FOR SCHOOL-AGE YOUTH Between January and July 1st 2024, states will be updating their Child Care Development Fund plans for the 2025-2027 cycle. Plans go into effect October 1, 2024. Stakeholder feedback is a required part of the process.   CCDF Quick Background:   States have a…

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