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Tips for Recruiting & Preparing Summer Staff

This handout provides some very practical advice for how to recruit, train, and retain summer program staff.

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A High Impact Training for Teachers and Staff

This report by the Partnership for Children & Youth focuses on the Summer Matters Campaign, and how it created important learning opportunities for afterschool program staff because of the additional responsibilities and “on-the-job” training the summer programs provide.

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Photo courtesy John Glenn

National Summer Learning Association Webinars

The National Summer Learning Association offers a wide range of web-based and in person training and professional development opportunities.

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Photo courtesy John Glenn

Stopping the Summer Slide (Webinar)

Offered by the Wallace Foundation, this webinar looks at summer learning loss and possible remedies for it through the eyes of a RAND researcher and those working in the trenches to improve summer learning. Leaders from statewide efforts in Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island share their perspectives along with a trio of people who help lead summer learning projects in those states.

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