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YouthLearn Updates,  June 19, 2007

NIOST Summer Seminar on Links to Learning

The National Institute on Out-of-School Time is holding its annual Summer Seminars in Boston this July and there are three new workshops for afterschool professionals. YouthLearn Director Tony Streit is co-facilitating, with Dishon Mills, the seminar on Links to Learning for Middle School Programs, which will be held Monday-Tuesday, July 9-10, 2007, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This training is geared towards those who serve middle school youth, though the framework for Links to Learning works for all age groups. It's designed to help educators find ways to make their afterschool program connect to the school day.

The other summer seminars include: Intensive Seminar for System Builders and Organizational Development Tools for Strategic Thinking & Planning.

Intensive Seminar for System Builders
Monday-Tuesday, July 9-10, 2007, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

This workshop is designed specially for those who act as Quality Advisors, provide technical assistance or are part of a regional organization supporting afterschool. It will help those who focus on afterschool program infrastructure and quality improvement. By intensive we mean learning from and alongside peers who come to share best practices and be introduced to the latest trends in the field. This seminar is designed for those who want the opportunity to meet and learn from others while learning methods for taking programs to the next level.

Instructors:
Ellen Gannett
Susan O'Connor

Who Should Attend:
Those who provide technical assistance & State & Municipal Officials, Intermediaries & Community Leaders

Organizational Development Tools for Strategic Thinking & Planning Wednesday-Thursday, July 11-12, 2007, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

If you have taken our Effective Management training and want to refresh your skills and thinking or if you want to learn from other directors or managers in the field, this training is for you. Organizational Development skills have wide acceptance in the business world. This seminar will introduce you to new methods to help you and your staff build upon your program's strength and give you ideas for tackling new areas for improvement.

Instructors:
Ellen Clippinger
Ora Grodsky

Who Should Attend:
Executive Directors and Program Administrators

Follow the link to the NIOST website, which contains information on registration, pricing and other offerings. Registration closes June 29.

URL: http://www.niost.org
Posted by wrivenburgh on June 19, 2007 | YouthLearn Updates
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