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Application deadline: Friday January 16, 2015
PSAYDN in collaboration with the Education Policy and Leadership Center is looking for 15 individuals from across Pennsylvania to build relationships with their federal, state house and/or senate members in Harrisburg and Washington, and offer policymaker engagement strategies that will allow them to build their elected officials understanding of the importance of afterschool in their community.
Deadline: Friday, January 23, 2015
PSAYDN is accepting nominations for the 2015 Afterschool Champions. The champion should demonstrate outstanding work in developing, supporting and promoting meaningful high-quality afterschool/out-of-school time programs to benefit children, youth and families across Pennsylvania. The winners will be recognized during the PSAYDN Annual Meeting on March 3, 2015 in Harrisburg, Pa.
Awards will be given in three categories:
The awards committee will consider PSAYDN's goals when reviewing the nominations:
In addition, the committee will consider how the candidate supports the PSAYDN statement of quality in afterschool.
STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) represents a broad category that includes critical activities and outcomes for OST staff and students. Quality STEM programming can enhance students’ academic achievement, skill development, career access and life-long STEM literacy.