The Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence is dedicated to the enhancement of child and youth development and educational achievement through quality afterschool programming.
SCHOOL’S OUT, MAKE IT COUNT
School’s Out, Make It Count!, available in both English and Spanish, is intended to capture the fun, exciting, and diverse enrichment opportunities offered outside the classroom. Help Make It Count for the youth in your city or town! Watch this video and share it with schools, parents, and community leaders to help spread the message that quality out-of-school time opportunities have an important role to play in preparing youth for college, work and life.
Make It Count Pledge
The Make It Count Pledge represents a commitment to delivering quality out-of-school time programming for Arizona kids. Programs that sign the Make It Count Pledge use the Arizona Quality Standards for Out-of-School Time Programs to LIFT their programs to new heights of quality!
Events and Trainings
The Professional Development Calendar features upcoming trainings, webinars, conferences and other professional development opportunities for out-of-school time professionals in Arizona. View upcoming professional development events or add one of your own!
The @fterschool Advisor
Our semimonthly newsletter, the @fterschool Advisor, features local and national out-of-school time program news, upcoming events, featured funding opportunities, job postings and more. Subscribe to our newsletter today and stay up to date with the OST field!