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The National Summer Learning Association works to ensure all of America’s students, regardless of background, income, or zip code, can access and benefit from a high-quality summer learning experience every year.

NSLA Joins Engage Every Student Initiative

Engage Every Student was launched by U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona with support from five coordinating partners and more than 20 allied organizations.

This Initiative aims to ensure that every student who wants a spot in a high-quality out-of-school time program has one.

NSLA Partners with Netflix to help prevent summer learning loss!

National Summer Learning Association is teaming up with Netflix to make free activities based on Netflix series kids already love!

To see all five NSLA activities, head to netflixfamily.com and look for our VP Brodrick Clarke across nationwide television stations!

State Summer Learning Network

NSLA is proud to be working with our partners at Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) to co-lead a State Summer Learning Network of leaders from various state departments of education across the country.

Learn About Our Programs

NSLA staff and our roster of expert Field Consultants are available to help partners plan, train staff, prepare, and measure effectiveness for the coming summer. NSLA can design tailored training solutions for your program and offer the following services:

Read About Our Research

NSLA tracks and responds to policy issues that affect summer opportunities at the federal, state, and local levels, with the goal of ensuring high-quality summer learning opportunities reach as many youth as possible.

Download NSLA Resources

We offer in-depth guides and resources, and can provide your next staff training, conduct a community landscape assessment or an evaluation of your program’s quality.

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2023 Summit Highlights and more

NSLA hosted a historic conference for nearly 1,000 education and civic leaders working to support youth, families, and communities at the national, state and local levels. They gathered to discuss how best to help students combat summer learning loss, and how to close the opportunity gaps that exists between higher and lower income students.

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We believe that when kids continue learning during the summer, they are healthier, safer, and more prepared for the school year ahead.

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