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The Kansas Enrichment Network is dedicated to ensuring that all Kansas children and youth have access to safe, affordable and high-quality afterschool and expanded learning programs. Out-of-school programs offer an opportunity to engage youth and help them learn, grow, and prepare for the future.
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The Kansas Enrichment Network has created a Regional Afterschool Ambassador program. The purpose of this program is to prepare eight individuals from across the state to build relationships with their federal, state and local elected officials in an effort to build understanding of the importance of afterschool in their community. Last year, the first cohort of ambassadors participated in the Day at the Capitol as well as worked locally to capture the attention of lawmakers and other key stakeholders.Read More
Sustainability is a word that most program directors dread hearing. It is a challenge that every out of school time leader has to face. Persuading people, businesses, and foundations that they should invest in the program is what sustainability is all about. In Liberal, KS, Sheri King has been able to fully sustain her afterschool program, titled “Project BEST”, with the use of community partners. Project Best is just one of three afterschool programs led by King. Project BEST serves 4th-6th graders in the community while K-3rd attend Project ROCK and SOAR.Read More