The Afterschool Blog

Tools, tips and trends in youth work, programming, professional development, policy, and special events for Minnesota's afterschool community. 


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Edina Community Education: A New Summer Staffing Model

'The way it's always been done' didn’t work well for Edina Community Education's summer staffing needs in the new COVID-19 realities.

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K.E.Y. Zone : When “Afterschool Time” Suddenly Becomes All The Time

COVID-19 meant that K.E.Y. Zone needed to quickly recalibrate to provide dependable full-day child care during what would normally be their “part-time season.” 

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UNITED 21st CCLC: Getting Technology Back to Students

“We don’t fully believe in no when it comes to kids." How UNITED 21CCLC got devices back into the hands of students for the summer.