Coordinating Councils

We partner with afterschool stakeholders and organizations across Minnesota to advance our shared goals. Here's how you can participate in the network.

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As Minnesota's Afterschool Network, we work closely with our partner organizations to drive our initiatives.

Our work is governed by our Board of Directors and guided by our Steering Committee. Leaders within the network contribute through these Coordinating Councils:

Coordinating Councils
Professional Development

The Council for partners dedicated to building a statewide system of support and improving afterschool providers' access to professional development opportunities. 
Contact Committee Staff Person

Policy & Issue Education

The Council for partners dedicated to promoting policies that increase young people’s access to quality afterschool opportunities. 
Contact Committee Staff Person

Regional Igniters

The Council for afterschool community collaboratives, networks, and intermediaries from each of 5 regions across Minnesota. 
Contact Committee Staff Person

Allied Igniters

The Council for statewide associations, funders, and other organizations with statewide reach. 
Contact Committee Staff Person

Steering Committee

The Committee for representatives of the Board of Directors and all 4 Coordinating Councils to integrate all areas of Ignite's work and ensure our efforts advance our strategic plan. 
Contact Committee Staff Person