Special Invitation – Quality Peer Learning Community call – Wednesday, July 9, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. EST
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Institute for Youth, Education, and Families |
The APAN Online Community extends an invitation for you to join their next Quality Peer Learning Community call on Wednesday, July 9th from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time, featuring guest speaker Dr. Claudia Weisburd, Executive Director of the Center for Afterschool Education at Foundations, Inc. She will talk about what quality means and looks and the benefits of standards or guidelines to help ensure afterschool programs are offering quality experiences for children and youth.
As Executive Director of the Center for Afterschool Education at Foundations, Inc., Dr. Claudia Weisburd directs the professional development and technical assistance program, the development of tools and publications, and the design and operation of Foundations’ pre-K through high school afterschool programs, including the ‘Homework Zone’ and ‘Prep Zone’ in Philadelphia high schools. Dr. Weisburd has written and co-authored afterschool publications including ‘Academic Content, Afterschool Style: A Notebook and Guide’, ‘GraffitiWall,’ ‘Celebrate Success RFP,’ ‘More Than Just Talk: English Language Learning in Afterschool’; and ‘Afterschool Style in Practice: 25 Skill-Building Meetings for Staff.’
An agenda for this call will be available a few days prior to the call. Also, a PowerPoint of Dr. Weisburd’s discussion will be posted on the APAN Online Community website ( http://apan.nlc.org) for viewing during the call. This is a password protected site, so you must join the APAN Online Community to access the PowerPoint. If you are interested in being a member of http://apan.nlc.org, please contact Michael Karpman at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 626-3072.
Information to join the call:
Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2008
Time: 2:00pm EST
Pass Code: 38146054#
If you plan to join this call, please RSVP to Lane Russell at email@example.com so they know how many people to expect.
Research Associate, Afterschool Initiatives
National League of Cities
Institute for Youth, Education, and Families
The Center for Afterschool Education at Foundations, Inc. is an Atlantic grantee.