Get Them and Keep Them Coming Back: Volunteer Engagement Best Practices

Volunteers can be a huge asset to an organization. Understanding what motivates people to volunteer and keep volunteering with you is key. Learn the tools for volunteer engagement and motivation to benefit your program to help build a strong volunteer pool. This session discusses what volunteers can bring to an organization and strategies for recruiting…

21CCLC Professional Development and Online Training Webinar

Learn about the exciting online education and professional development opportunities being offered by Cypherworx at this free introductory webinar on Fri, March 5th at 12PM EST-- a must for 21st Century Community Learning Center applicants! Register here

Keys to Leading an Effective Mentoring STEM Program

The STEM Supplement to the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring training will provide additional research-informed recommendations for youth mentoring programs with a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics focus. Register here

From Bake Sales to Board Rooms

There is a distinct difference between involvement and engagement. If your organization considers inviting parents to participate in a bake sale fundraiser as engagement, your organization is doing it wrong! This workshop will review the many ways that organizations do family engagement ineffectively and affords participants the opportunity to critically examine their engagement practices and…

Using the Walking Classroom in Afterschool Programs Webinar

The Walking Classroom is a simple and engaging program that is easily implemented in afterschool for in-person, virtual, and hybrid learning environments. The program is simple: kids listen to fun, educational podcasts that align with content standards while they take a brisk walk. The podcasts are supported by full lesson plans and many supplemental resources.…

Million Girls Moonshot Panels

Join us for two powerful conversations: the first with career women in the STEM field about their journeys, challenges and triumphs, and for the second, hear from young women pursuing STEM careers and how they are making it happen! Register here

Helping Students Thrive When Schools Re-open Webinar

As schools prepare to re-open, afterschool program staff need to consider the experiences of youth who have been away from school and their friends due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We know these vary greatly depending on family income and racial/ ethnic background. What are young people's needs? What should we, as afterschool staff, do to…

Best Practices for Recruiting STEM Mentors

Are you a mentoring or OST program struggling to recruit STEM focused mentors? Then this training is for you! Join the MOST and Maryland MENTOR teams as we talk best practices, the where, when and how to recruit STEM mentors! Register here

Time For Joy & Learning: Afterschool and Summer Recovery Town Hall

Join us for this timely discussion on the vital role afterschool and summer programs will play in student learning recovery. We will be joined by a panel of experts as well as US senator Chris Van Hollen! Register at: