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Armelle Casau was recently selected as a White-Riley-Peterson Policy Fellow

Armelle-Casau-July-2014 Armelle Casau was recently selected as a White-Riley-Peterson Policy Fellow as part of a program at the Riley Institute at Furman University made possible by a grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. She will spend ten months, alongside the rest of the 2014-2015 fellows cohort, studying afterschool and expanded learning policy and developing state-level policy plans in partnership with the New Mexico Afterschool Alliance (NMASA) and the National Afterschool Alliance. She will focus her policy work on identifying effective and sustainable ways to support afterschool and expanded learning providers across New Mexico interested in infusing quality STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities in their programming. Read More

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  • More Parents Report Enrolling Children in Summer Learning +

    More Parents Report Enrolling Children in Summer Learning:  A Sneak Peek at Summer Learning Data from America After 3PM, 2014

    America After 3PM, 2014, will be released this fall, including data on how children spend their afterschool hours, demand for afterschool programs and for the first time ever, data on

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  • Afterschool and STEM +

    At our EPSCoR Diversity Innovation Working Group meeting, held May 29 th and 30th at Explora! In Albuquerque, Victoria Wegener of the National Network of Statewide Afterschool Providers shared the following  PPT. Entitled “Afterschool and STEM”, it grounded the participants in the history of the Mott mission, and gave a

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  • 2015 RWJF Culture of Health Prize +

    Call for Applications

    Deadline: September 17, 2014, 3:00 p.m. ET

    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) 2015 Culture of Health Prize is awarded annually to honor outstanding community efforts and partnerships that are helping people live healthier lives. Winning communities will each receive a $25,000 cash prize and have their

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  • New paper: What are the impacts of afterschool STEM? +

    Today, many afterschool and summer programs include science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) as a standard part of their comprehensive programming. Afterschool providers recognize the importance of improved STEM education for their students and that hands-on, inquiry-driven STEM is in line with afterschool’s overall approach to education. Practitioners are able

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  • NM PBS celebrates National Summer Learning Day! +

    New Mexico PBS celebrates National Summer Learning Day by encouraging all Summer Programs to host a PJ Reading Party!

    Today we will be at RGEC summer program sites: Kit Carson 1:30 and Tierra Antigua 3:00 with Storyteller Susi Wolf and Magician Tony Comito!

    www.summerlearning.org

    Wear your pajamas today! Read, Color

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  • Summer Learning Day Event Registration +

    Summer Learning Day is a national advocacy day recognized to spread awareness about the importance of summer learning for our nation’s youth in helping close the achievement gap and support healthy development in communities all across the country.

    We have over 400 events on the map! is one of them

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  • Armelle Casau was recently selected as a White-Riley-Peterson Policy Fellow +

    Armelle Casau was recently selected as a White-Riley-Peterson Policy Fellow as part of a program at the Riley Institute at Furman University made possible by a grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. She will spend ten months, alongside the rest of the 2014-2015 fellows cohort, studying afterschool and expanded

    Read More
  • The Dollar General Afterschool Literacy Award—a chance for $10,000! +

    The abilities to read, write, understand and think critically are vital skills every young person needs to be successful in school, career and life. That's why the Afterschool Alliance is thrilled to announce our new partnership with the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and open the call for nominations for the

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