Professional Development

Please check our Events Calendar for a ongoing list of webinars and events happening each month!

Additional Opportunities

The following partners frequently offer professional development and training opportunities. We encourage you to take a look through their website for any potential events suited for your needs!

Afterschool Alliance // Webinars

The Afterschool Alliance in Washington D.C. compiles all of their webinars, future and past, on their website, located here! Hear from experts and fellow practitioners on the latest news and updates in afterschool, including program funding, research and analysis, and practical guides.

American Youth Policy Forum // Webinars

AYPF educates, informs, and engages national, state, and local policymakers and practitioners on education, youth, and workforce issues and provides information on best practices, innovations, and research-based strategies that help traditionally underserved youth be successful. Their expertise covers a vast range of topics, including K-12 Education, Afterschool and Expanded Learning, Youth Development, and Mental Health. For upcoming and past webinars, visit their Events page, here!

BOOST Online Training & Learning Community // Trainings

BOOST Cafe is the most comprehensive online community for in and out-of-school time educators. The BOOST Cafe is an extension of BOOST Collaborative and provides no-cost resources to support our community with relevant, timely, and easy-to-implement tools and resources. They hold online trainings every week for OST professionals. Find a full schedule of events, here.

Learning Policy Institute // Webinars

The Learning Policy Institute conducts and communicates independent, high-quality research to improve education policy and practice. Working with policymakers, researchers, educators, community groups, and others, the Institute seeks to advance evidence-based policies that support empowering and equitable learning for each and every child. Find a variety of learning opportunities on their events page, located here!

National Girls Collaborative Project // STEM-Related Webinars

The NGCP works to strengthen the capacity of existing girl-serving STEM projects by sharing exemplary practices, research findings and program models. They achieve this goal by offering a series of free webinars in which practitioners and researchers from across the country share effective strategies for working with girls in STEM. You can access the audio/video content and related materials from any of their archived webinars here!

National Summer Learning Association // Webinars

The National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) regularly updates their website with upcoming webinars, inlcuding recordings and materials from previous webinars. Topics covered include supporting academic achievement, building equity, programming, and more! You can find these on their Webinars page, located here!

You For Youth // Webinar Series

You For Youth is an organization that provides technical assistance for 21st Century Community Learning Centers. Their webinars cover a variety of topics, including College & Career Readiness, Program Design, Project-Based Learning, STEM Programming, and more!

For a list of Y4Y’s upcoming and archived webinars, visit the Webinars page, located here.

To access past webinars and resources, visit our Archived Webinars page!