1. CREATIVITY: Innovating the Arts
This strand explores visual and performing arts content areas using hands-on and experiential learning. Sessions may connect art content with physical activity, STEM, graphic design, and more.
2. EQUITY: Focusing on Every Child
This strand is about making sure that every child has an equal chance to succeed in school and beyond, regardless of race, gender, socioeconomic background, sexuality, or learning differences.
3. LITERACY: Turning the Page
This strand is focused on practices and strategies that help children and families build strong language, reading, and writing skills – but also on digital literacy and financial literacy.
4. RESILIENCY: Creating Brighter Futures
How can trauma-informed practice improve opportunities for our most vulnerable children and families? This strand supports mental, emotional, and physical well-being for children and youth.
5. SUSTAINABILITY: Building Strong Foundations
This strand deals with the myriad issues involved in maintaining and expanding successful programs – from analyzing data and finding funders to avoiding burnout and building partnerships… and everything in between.
Our brilliant hands-on workshops will dazzle you!
Education Specialist, Center for Afterschool and Expanded Learning, Foundations, Inc.