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Creating Links to strengthen Michigan communities. Mary B. Sutton Michigan After-School Partnership 517-371-4360 Ext 17 msutton@uwmich.org.

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Creating links to strengthen michigan communities

Creating Links to strengthen Michigan communities

Mary B. Sutton

Michigan After-School Partnership

517-371-4360 Ext 17 msutton@uwmich.org


Creating links to strengthen michigan communities

Support for after school programs that bring together kids, parents, teachers, residents and community leaders and organizations is vital in building strong, supportive communities.

Afterschool Alliance


Creating links to strengthen michigan communities

Children spend 20% of their waking hours in school parents, teachers, residents and community leaders and organizations is vital in building strong, supportive communities.

What happens during the remaining 80% is vital to their success.


Michigan data
Michigan data parents, teachers, residents and community leaders and organizations is vital in building strong, supportive communities.

  • Over 500,000 children go home unsupervised after school every day in Michigan.

  • We need more opportunities

  • And we need high quality


Creating links to strengthen michigan communities

Michigan After-School Partnership (MASP) parents, teachers, residents and community leaders and organizations is vital in building strong, supportive communities.

A state-wide coalition of state agencies, organizations and local after-school collaborations working to ensure Michigan’s children and youth have quality after-school programs that help keep them safe, healthy, educated, prepared for the workplace and to become successful citizens.


History
HISTORY parents, teachers, residents and community leaders and organizations is vital in building strong, supportive communities.

  • Resolution 26 – Task Force

  • MASI - MDE and DHS (FIA)

  • MASP

  • MDE/DHS

    • DCH/HAL/DLEG

    • C. S Mott Foundation Grant

    • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant

  • MDE – MAUW – Oct 1 2007


Goals
GOALS parents, teachers, residents and community leaders and organizations is vital in building strong, supportive communities.

Ensure that all Michigan children and youth have access to a variety of

quality after-school programs that enhance physical, social and emotional and cognitive development.

  • Increase awareness of need and benefits of after-school

  • Increase access

  • Sustained funding

  • Support Local community partnerships

  • Cultivate After-school Champions


Masp priorities
MASP Priorities parents, teachers, residents and community leaders and organizations is vital in building strong, supportive communities.

  • Support Community Partnerships

  • Create Links with Education and Workforce Development initiatives

  • Advocate for Sustained Funding

  • Cultivate and acknowledge Champions

  • Build Public Awareness

  • Promote Quality – Standards/Certif/Credential

  • Promote Professional Development


Creating links to strengthen michigan communities

- Richard Riley

United States Secretary of Education 1993-2001


A new day for learning
A New Day for Learning of more time and more people to help our children and communities get ahead. We must maximize every opportunity to compete successfully in the international marketplace of ideas and commerce”

We need to re-imagine

  • How

  • When

  • Where

    Young people learn


21 st century vision for learning
21 of more time and more people to help our children and communities get ahead. We must maximize every opportunity to compete successfully in the international marketplace of ideas and commerce”st Century Vision for learning

  • Builds on a foundation of core academics

    • leveraging community resources

    • incorporating strategies

      • hands-on learning

      • working in teams

      • problem-solving


What does it look like
What does it look like? of more time and more people to help our children and communities get ahead. We must maximize every opportunity to compete successfully in the international marketplace of ideas and commerce”

Urban, suburban or rural

  • Expands the definition of School Success

  • Uses research-based knowledge about how students learn best

  • Fosters collaboration across all sectors

  • Integrates various learning approaches and places

  • Provides new opportunities for leadership and professional development


After school programs
After-school Programs of more time and more people to help our children and communities get ahead. We must maximize every opportunity to compete successfully in the international marketplace of ideas and commerce”

  • Provide safe environments

  • Provide healthy snacks and meals

  • Provide learning environments

  • Opportunities to dig deeper

  • Supportive role models and adult child relationships

  • Leadership Opportunities

  • Links to real world and careers


After school offers
After-school offers: of more time and more people to help our children and communities get ahead. We must maximize every opportunity to compete successfully in the international marketplace of ideas and commerce”

  • Tutoring and academic support

  • Opportunities for volunteering and community service

  • Organized sports

  • Art and music programs

  • Exposure to Science Technology Engineering and Math careers


How can we work together
How can we work together of more time and more people to help our children and communities get ahead. We must maximize every opportunity to compete successfully in the international marketplace of ideas and commerce”

  • Joint efforts to increase state funding and support

  • Program Quality – It Matters

  • Prioritize and Build Public Support

  • Strengthen Local Partnerships


Quality matters
Quality matters of more time and more people to help our children and communities get ahead. We must maximize every opportunity to compete successfully in the international marketplace of ideas and commerce”

  • Achievement of Outcomes

  • Share Best Practices

  • Quality Standards

  • Professional Development

  • Tools and Research


Creating links to strengthen michigan communities

  • We need to be intentional and strategic of more time and more people to help our children and communities get ahead. We must maximize every opportunity to compete successfully in the international marketplace of ideas and commerce”

  • We need a collective and Shared Vision

    for all youth in the community to receive the supports they need to succeed.


Why build partnerships
Why build partnerships? of more time and more people to help our children and communities get ahead. We must maximize every opportunity to compete successfully in the international marketplace of ideas and commerce”

  • Collaborations multiply collective strengths

  • Collaborations can provide answers to many problems

    • Competition for resources

    • Disjointed services

    • Complex community problems

    • Needs that exceed available resources