Technical Assistance (TA) is the provision of targeted and customized supports by a professional with subject matter and adult learning knowledge and skills to develop or strengthen processes, knowledge application, or implementation of services by recipients.
The ND Afterschool Network is dedicated to providing this technical assistance to programs throughout the State of North Dakota. They will mentor, coach and consult program staff to better their selves and their programs.
Working with NCASE and a ND team on creating quality standards.
National Policy Resurces
After School Alliance
While policy debates have been focused primarily on K-12 school day issues, some significant steps have been taken around afterschool. The Afterschool Alliance has been an active voice in the discussions.
A blog on the latest research, resources, funding and policy on expanding quality afterschool and summer learning programs for children and youth.
National Summer Learning
As the national leader on summer learning and its role in education reform, NSLA is deeply interested in current discussions around federal policy issues.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
With science and technology certain to drive future growth, strengthening STEM education has become a national priority. Now is the time for afterschool advocates to make our case and help policy makers recognize the value of out-of-school time to engage youth with STEM.
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids is an anti-crime organization of nearly 5,00 police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors, and violence survivors. They take a hard look at the research about what prevents kids from becoming criminals and put that information in the hands of policy makers and the general public.