Programs Toolkit

Summer programs are vital to the message around National Summer Learning Week. Every year, we see excellent examples across the country demonstrating new and exciting practices to close the achievement and opportunity gap. NSLA has gathered these resources to assist programs in shaping and strengthening their summer programs. Resources include archived webinars, tip sheets for providers and parents and caregivers, and toolkits.

Summer Learning Toolkit for Programs| Post and Event or Program

Help families and media find you! Post your summer learning celebration to the official National Summer Learning Week Tracker.

Take the #SummerMatters Challenge to share what inspires your students to learn during the summer!

National Summer Learning Week has a new theme for each day of this celebration. View the theme days.

Powering those who empower kids. Mizzen by Mott inspires, engages and sparks learning in young people. Learn more about this new app built with and for afterschool professionals to provide high-quality, engaging learning content and tools to the field.

Join us in telling the nation that #SummerMatters! Use the sample tweets, Facebook posts, and newsletter copy in our Outreach Toolkit to lift your voice in support of summer learning.

Voices of Summer is a new webinar series filled with best practices and insights from summer learning practitioners and the communities they serve. Topics range from STEM education to SEL development, fostering family engagement, and virtual learning for kids. Check out the playlist.

The National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE) has developed a number of resources focused on promoting school-age children’s learning and development in the summer months. Download NCASE Resources on Summer

This publication is part of a series compiling NCASE resources on a particular topic for the benefit of state, territory, and tribal Lead Agencies and their designated networks. Download NCASE Funding Resources

Get the Summer Learning and Enrichment: Tips for School-Age Care Providers, provided by NCASE, so you can share ideas with child care providers of things to think about before, during, and at the end of summer.

This resource from NCASE is designed to support parents and caregivers in engaging their children in fun, meaningful learning activities throughout the summer. Download NCASE Summer Learning Fun: Tips for Parents and Caregivers

Share these summer learning resources to help families fight summer learning loss with tips to keep kids healthy, learning at home, and more.

These high-quality resources were designed to help make it easy for you to promote summer meals. Get No Kid Hungry’s Summer Meals Outreach Resource Toolkit and collateral to post and share.

Keep All Kids Healthy and Learning

Now more than ever, communities need your support to expand access to summer and afterschool programs that will help students catch up on unfinished learning and thrive after an extraordinarily challenging school year.

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