• email
  • rss
  • Facebook
  • YouTube
  • Twitter

Room to Grow: Tapping the After-School Workforce Potential

Date Added: 

December 15, 2009
Room to Grow: Tapping the After-School Workforce Potential

In this policy brief, TASC proposes creating a sequenced, articulated system of professional development for the after-school workforce.

The brief documents promising approaches and contains recommendations for leaders in after-school and workforce development, including:

  • Develop credit-bearing courses and degrees in youth development and after-school, in partnership with colleges and universities
  • Articulate sequenced informal trainings across a range of topics and align them with formal training, so that all participation builds towards attainment of higher education degrees
  • Support staff development as an essential tool for program operation through public and private funding, and an essential element of state and federal policy as it applies to after-school, including reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
  • Develop common job titles and educational requirements across state lines
  • Collect data to demonstrate the connection between credit-bearing training and program quality
  • Collect data on wages and career advancement

Resource Type: 

Policy Briefs

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Add a New Comment

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Optional Information
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
By submitting this form, you accept the Mollom privacy policy.