Key Topics for Summer Learning

Find resources to help you plan, implement, and support high quality summer learning programs and stop summer slide.

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Quality Standards Webinars Released

The California Afterschool Network produced five short webinars around the Quality Standards for Expanded Learning in California. These webinars are intended to give Program Directors, Site Coordinators, front line staff, and the field at large, a better understanding of the Quality Standards, Standards in Action and the Crosswalk, and how these items can be utilized in a process of Continuous Quality Improvement.

SM Superheroes Revealed!

Summer Matters is excited to celebrate our three Summer Superheroes. These superintendents from districts across the state are champions of summer learning. Today, we unveil their secret identities and talk a little about the amazing work they have done in their districts to bridge the opportunity gap, and give all students access to high quality summer learning.

Summer Learning Loss

Find resources to help you understand and communicate the part summer can play in the achievement gap, the impact of high quality summer learning programs, and more.

Program Quality

Find resources useful for designing, planning and implementing a high quality summer program, including curriculum, evaluation tools, staff development strategies, and more.

Technical Assistance

Find resources to help internal and external technical assistance providers support summer learning programs with training, coaching, consulting, mentoring, facilitation, and brokering resources.

Policy Issues

Find resources to help you advocate for public support for summer learning opportunities and help close the achievement gap

Funding and Sustainability

Find resources to help you fund and support high quality summer learning opportunities through a variety of public funding sources, collaborative partnerships and budget with sustainability in mind.

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