AOSN presents the:  

“Afterschool is Key” Best Practices Academy   

Saturday, April 30, 2011
8:30-3:30 p.m. (Lunch provided)
U of A Community College at Hope
2500 South Main
Hope, Arkansas  71802  


To register go online to , click on training opportunities, click on city, click on Best Practices Academy Date to register. For more information contact Woodie Sue Herlein via email   or call 1-888-429-1585 or 870-972-3055. 
There is not a cost for this event.  



Your local afterschool program is key to keeping kids safe, helping working families, and inspiring kids to learn. Please join us for a fun filled day to reflect and experience an engaging hands-on learning experience for afterschool professionals. Join AOSN and many of your colleagues as we explore best practices for working with youth in afterschool settings. This one day event is relevant to those who are just entering the field or those who are seasoned professionals and want to keep their skills current and fresh. There is no charge for this event and a delicious hot lunch and snacks will be provided. Dress casually and comfortably. Participants can receive credit for 7 hours of Verified Training through the TAPP Registry System.  

Topics will include:   

  • Afterschool Advocacy
  • Positive Youth Development
  • Experiential Learning
  • STEM Activities (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math)
  • Growing through Partnerships
  • Academics and Afterschool