Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 8:00am to Friday, March 1, 2013 - 5:00pm
Want to learn how to train your afterschool staff to increase the quality of their work? The Forum's David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality offers its Youth Work Methods Training of Trainers, which prepares participants to lead professional development workshops for site-based staff.
Sunday, February 24, 2013 - 8:00am to Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 5:00pm
Hundreds of educators, policymakers, business leaders, young people and staff from community organizations will meet at the third annual summit, sponsored by America's Promise (a Ready by 21 National Partner), to combat the dropout crisis.
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 8:00am to Friday, January 25, 2013 - 5:00pm
Registration is open for the inaugural Georgetown Public Policy Institute LEAD Conference (Leadership. Evidence. Analysis. Debate.) which brings together experts and key stakeholders to examine a particular policy challenge and to discuss solutions. This year's theme is "Positive Outcomes for At-Risk Children and Youth: Improving Lives Through Practice and System Reform."
Raising ready children and youth requires a steady stream of supports from the full community to ensure that young people are not only problem-free, but also fully prepared and fully engaged. We’ll discuss what leaders can do to identify performance measures to ensure that young people are receiving adequate supports across the systems and settings where they spend their time, as well as how to establish a system of accountability to measure progress.
This webinar will explain a self-assessment process conducted with the Camp Program Quality Assessment (Camp PQA), an instrument developed by the American Camping Association and the Forum's David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality. Experts will share how the Camp PQA can be used in camp programs and provide related training resources.
This free webinar familiarizes participants with a program self- assessment process conducted with the Camp Program Quality Assessment (Camp PQA), an instrument developed by the American Camping Association and the Forum's David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality.
This panel discussion looks at how partnerships - among schools, community institutions and public agencies - can respond to the diverse academic and nonacademic needs of students and provide youth with supportive environments in which they can learn and thrive.