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The NCASE Resource Library connects you with tools, profiles, and information on a range of key topics in Out-of-School Time.

The State of Afterschool Quality: Promoting Professionalism

This National Afterschool Association (NAA) brief summarizes the research on the afterschool workforce. It explores the conditions and barriers to building and sustaining a quality afterschool workforce, including pre-service requirements, core knowledge and competencies, provider registries, and credentials/certifications. This brief also summarizes the results of the NAA's 2013 nationwide survey of their membership on the state of the afterschool workforce.  Included are examples from Florida, Illinois and Vermont.

Related Topics: 
Systems Building
Professional Development
Publisher: 
National Afterschool Association (NAA)
Author: 
National Afterschool Association (NAA)
Resource Type: 
Length: 
8 pages
Publication Date: 
2014