Open Minds, Open Spaces 

Afterschool Champions Reimagine What’s Possible

Open Minds, Open Spaces was hosted on October 16, 2020 by these networks in the 50 State Afterschool Network: Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence, Hawaii Afterschool Alliance, Idaho Out-of-School Network, Montana Afterschool Alliance, Nevada Afterschool Network, New Mexico Out of School Time Network, Oregon ASK, Utah Afterschool Network, Wyoming Afterschool Alliance. Meeting materials will be posted for reference.

Afterschool professionals are working around-the-clock to support youth, families, and our staff. We are focused on safety and well-being, engaging learning, health and wellness, family supports and helping people get back to work. We pivoted in response to crisis. Now we are reimagining what afterschool can and should be in a time of unknowns. We are flexible, resilient, nimble, clever and powerful.

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Professional Development & Networking

Making Connections in Wyoming

Afterschool programs keep kids safe, inspire them to learn, and give working parents peace of mind. They help children learn, grow, and reach their full potential, offering new learning opportunities that help students do better in school and in life. Children in afterschool programs attend school more often, get better grades, and are more likely to graduate. Afterschool providers connect to young people across the state of Wyoming. To encourage professional development and networking, the Alliance offers opportunities to convene and to learn from each other. Watch this space for upcoming events.