Presentation Title

Raising the Bar: Georgia’s Afterschool Quality Standards

Primary Presenter Brief Bio

From: http://www.afterschoolga.org/our-staff/katie-landes/

Katie Landes is the director of the Georgia Statewide Afterschool Network (GSAN), a public-private collaborative dedicated to advancing, connecting and supporting quality afterschool programs to promote the success of children and youth throughout Georgia. Katie joined Voices for Georgia’s Children, the home of GSAN, in 2013 in this role and prior to that, served as the project coordinator for the Georgia Afterschool Investment Council, the former home of GSAN. She previously taught kindergarten and third grade in Atlanta Public Schools as a Teach for America corps member. She earned a Masters in Social Work at Georgia State University and her Bachelors of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis.

Second Presenter Brief Bio

from: https://guideinc.org/who-we-are/staff/jessica/

Jessica Andrews-Wilson currently serves as the Executive Director. At GUIDE full time since 2000, Jessica served as the Director of the Georgia Teen Institute (GTI) until 2011 and the Director of Training and Capacity Building until early 2014 when she became the Associate Director.

Type of Presentation

Regular Session

Topic Category

Strand 7: Program Management

Targeted Age Group

Elementary/Afterschool

Targeted Audience

After-School Providers

Brief Session Description

The research is clear - high quality afterschool and summer learning programs have positive impacts on youth outcomes. How can you be sure you are providing high-quality programming? This workshop will provide an overview of the Georgia Afterschool & Youth Development Quality Standards and self-assessment tool and strategies to begin evaluating and improving the quality of your programming.

Full Session Description

See Brief Description

Start Date

23-1-2021 1:15 PM

End Date

23-1-2021 2:00 PM

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Jan 23rd, 1:15 PM Jan 23rd, 2:00 PM

Raising the Bar: Georgia’s Afterschool Quality Standards

The research is clear - high quality afterschool and summer learning programs have positive impacts on youth outcomes. How can you be sure you are providing high-quality programming? This workshop will provide an overview of the Georgia Afterschool & Youth Development Quality Standards and self-assessment tool and strategies to begin evaluating and improving the quality of your programming.