Pressing Themes in the Out-of-School Time Workforce

This spring, Y​outh Today ​convened a group of Out-of-School Time (OST) thought leaders concurrent with the American Educational Research Association annual conference in Washington, District of Columbia, to review the state of the OST workforce and to generate strategies to move the field forward.

Ellen S. Gannett

Conversation About the OST Workforce: Unify a Fragmented Profession

Ellen Gannett is director of the National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) at the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College. NIOST has provided research, evaluation, technical assistance, consultation and training on after-school programs throughout the United States for more than 35 years.