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Getting the Right Fit: Designing a Professional Learning Community for Out-of-School Time

This journal article describes how Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) can be used as an effective means for staff development with out-of-school time (OST) providers. Based on a research project involving six experienced facilitators, it offers a framework, potential formats, and tips on how to structure PLCs to meet the needs of OST staff and programs.

Related Topics: 
Systems Building
Professional Development
Quality Improvement
Publisher: 
Afterschool Matters Journal
Author: 
Femi Vance, Emily Salvaterra, Jocelyn Atkins Michelsen, and Corey Newhouse
Resource Type: 
Length: 
12 pages
Publication Date: 
2016