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Program Development

Boost your afterschool learning with our program tools designed to help your students get the most out of their afterschool learning.

Program development is essential in ensuring that children stay active and engaged during activities and continue to learn even after the school day ends. Get the most out of your afterschool program with program development guides that will help you create a program that meets the diverse needs of the children in your care. Whether it be leadership development of creating a strong afterschool STEM curriculum, ExtendEd Notes has a guide that will help you make your afterschool program the best it can be.


Program Development Articles

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5 Ways to Prep New Program Staff for the School Year

You’ve completed the difficult task of selecting qualified program staff for the upcoming school year. But the work doesn’t end there. Now, it’s time to make sure they have the tools and…

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10 Recruitment Strategies That Will Boost Program Participation

Afterschool programs play an important role in students’ lives and within the community as a whole. They provide a safe space for students to learn, explore and have fun once the…

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5 Things You Need to Create an Inclusive Environment for Students with ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common developmental disorders in children and teens, affecting about 1 in 10 children.

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4 Things Every Program Leader Should Know About STEM

Afterschool programs play a major role in providing meaningful STEM learning experiences to diverse groups of students.

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7 PD Tools to Help You Grow as an Afterschool Professional

The afterschool field is continuously evolving. As policies and education standards change, afterschool programs must stay aligned in order to successfully serve today’s students.That’s where professional development (PD) comes in. There’s a…

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Be an Advocate: 4 Ways You can Help Secure Federal Funding for Afterschool

Advocating for afterschool is an endless battle. Especially with federal funding for afterschool and summer programs on the chopping block yet again.



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