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...
2017 Afterschool Educator Conference

2017 Afterschool Educator Conference

On April 1, over 150 afterschool professionals assembled from across the state of Kansas as well as the Kansas City metro area to make the 2017 Afterschool Educator Conference one of the most memorable to date. Utilizing the beautiful Regnier Hall on the University of...
President Trump’s Budget Eliminates 21st CCLC Funding

President Trump’s Budget Eliminates 21st CCLC Funding

President Trump released his fiscal year 2018 budget last week, which seeks to eliminate 19 agencies and 60 programs including the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) initiative. 21st CCLC funds local afterschool programs in all 50 states. Elimination of...