How a Blended Ongoing Cycle of PD Changes Practices
In this session, learn how blended learning experiences and ongoing professional development can make positive changes in staff’s facilitation skills. You’ll hear recent research findings that support the Click2Science model in improving staff’s STEM facilitation skills and learn how to find resources on the upgraded Click2Science website.
Extending PD to Rural Afterschool Providers
To improve STEM teaching skills educators need support and access to quality resources, which is a challenge in rural areas. The ACRES project and Click2Science engage and support afterschool educators through innovative PD and extensive resources. Join this session to learn resources are available to you, including free virtual coaching.
Implementing Effective PD Plans for Every Site
Time and cost are barriers to providing quality professional development experiences to afterschool practitioners. This is especially relevant in multi-site programs, where bringing staff together for professional development is not a simple task. Learn how to integrate free resources into existing in-person opportunities and use virtual methods to provide professional development experiences.