NCASE Resource Library
This article explores the challenges and potential of school-afterschool partnerships. Based on interviews with school administrators, afterschool leaders, and front-line staff in three schools, the findings reveal both disconnections and opportunities for fuller communication and collaboration.
This issue brief explores best practices for afterschool staff supervision of youth to ensure safety. It outlines the legal definition of neglect. It includes strategies for risk management including facility inspection, proper equipment, activity planning, first aid, and emergency preparedness.
This article defines parent engagement and why it benefits children, families, and afterschool programs. It provides 15 examples of promising practices. Sample outreach materials and parent surveys are included. This resource supports resilience.