2017: A Year in Review

2017: A Year in Review

In 2017, Kansas Enrichment Network celebrated its 15th year anniversary of ensuring that all Kansas youth have access to safe, affordable, and high-quality out-of-school time learning.  The year was spent training afterschool staff, advocating for out-of-school time...
Kansas 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant Competition

Kansas 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant Competition

The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is conducting a 2018 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant (21st CCLC) competition. The Request for Applications (RFA) for both New Applicants and Re-Applying Applicants are located on the KSDE website. Districts...
What am I most proud of?

What am I most proud of?

The other day I was asked by a person evaluating the Abilene After School program what I was most proud of in regard to the after school program. I can’t remember my full answer right now but I guess it satisfied the evaluator. I would now answer that question...
It’s Back to Afterschool!

It’s Back to Afterschool!

Guest author: Tony Yungeberg Across the nation, millions of schoolchildren are settling back into the school-day routine now that summer is in the rearview mirror. The words, “homework,” “essay,” and “pop quiz” are reemerging after a long summer’s hibernation, and...
Afterschool for All Challenge Speaks to Officials in D.C.

Afterschool for All Challenge Speaks to Officials in D.C.

AFTERSCHOOL ALLIANCE, JUNE 8, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Recent Lawrence High School Grad Jazmyne McNair Returns to Kansas After Sharing Views on Afterschool Programs with Officials in Washington, D.C.   Washington, D.C. – Jazmyne McNair, who recently graduated from...