National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment

The National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE) provides training and technical assistance to the state, territory, and tribal CCDF lead agencies and their designated networks, which include the statewide afterschool networks, State Education Agencies, provider associations, and Child Care Resource and Referral agencies. The goal of NCASE is to ensure that school-age children in working families of low income have increased access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning experiences that contribute to their overall development and academic achievement.

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The NCASE Resource Library has just added a new selection of tools and materials to support childcare for…

Highlighted Tools and Resources
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Explore the School-Age Data Profiles Database with information on school-age children served by CCDF

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Strengthening the OST Workforce: Developing Apprenticeships         Guide | Webinar

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Access the Addressing ACEs in Out-of-School Environments professional development module

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View the School-Age Child Care Overview video which shows the importance of afterschool and summer care for families

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Explore the NCASE collection of resources on supporting equity in out-of-school time with our Equity Resource bundle

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View our collection of NCASE Resources in Spanish / Recursos Disponibles en Español

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Learn about strategies for Supporting and Promoting Mental Health in OST         Brief | Webinar