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National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment, January, 2021
Other
School-age children are defined as children 5–12 years of age who attend compulsory schooling (NCASE, 2019). School-age children represent roughly 45 percent of all children served through the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) (NCASE, 2020).…
National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment, June, 2020
Reports & Papers
Working parents depend on out-of-school time programs for child care coverage during work hours as well as for academic and social-emotional enrichment. However, what we know about quality afterschool programming is generally viewed through the lens…
National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment, August, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
OST programs can experience various types of emergencies. This toolkit categorizes the types as disaster-related, violence-related, public-health related, other, and individual emergencies. All emergencies can be or become a disaster, which is a…
National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment, July, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This publication follows up the research brief recently released by the National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE) entitled "Adverse Childhood Experiences and the School-Age Population: Implications for Child Care Policy and Out-of…
National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment, April, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The definitions of homeless children and youth used by CCDF and the Department of Education have become aligned, providing better opportunities for collaboration between Lead Agencies and state departments of education and child care providers. This…
National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment, 2019
Other
Federal, state, and local agencies are increasing investments and building capacity in emergency preparedness, response, and recovery (EPRR). Emergencies of all types can occur abruptly and cause devastation to programs, families, communities, and…
National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment, January, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) produce trauma that triggers adaptive behaviors which can disrupt a school-age child's academic and social worlds. Out-of-school time (OST) programs can play a role in mitigation and prevention of ACEs. Often,…
National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment, December, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
From November 2017 through March 2018, the National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE) facilitated a professional learning community (PLC) on the out-of-school time (OST) workforce. States shared best practices related to the…
Streit Tony, Rosenberg Heidi, Rinehart Jen, 01 May, 2018
Multimedia
This webinar introduces a national data profile of federal supports for afterschool and summer child care, focusing primarily on school-age children served through subsidies via the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF). Presenters discuss the…
National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment, May, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In this brief, we will compare general methods for using multiple funds at the program and state levels and explore models for effectively combining CCDF with other frequently used funding sources to better support and sustain child care programs. (…
Mathias Debi, O'Connor Susan, Logan Monica, 11 April, 2018
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that discusses strategies for creating a successful plan to engage out-of-school time programs in quality improvement systems. Presenters share experiences from their involvement in a Peer Learning…
Streit Tony, Rosenberg Heidi, Rinehart Jen, 29 March, 2018
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that introduces a national data profile of federal supports for afterschool and summer child care, focusing primarily on school-age children served through subsidies via the Child Care and…
National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment, December, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
From December of 2016 through March of 2017 the National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE) facilitated two cohorts of a Peer Learning Community (PLC) on Quality Improvement for 23 state teams. Participating states created cross-…
Wheatley Ellen, 21 March, 2017
Multimedia
This webinar discusses the state of the out-of-school time (OST) child care field, including data and the history of past efforts to professionalize the workforce. State representatives address key issues regarding workforce development,…
Wheatley Ellen, 21 March, 2017
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that discusses the state of the out-of-school time (OST) child care field, including data and the history of past efforts to professionalize the workforce. State representatives address key issues…