Resource Guide

Expanded Learning Collaborative: Making the Most of K-12 Out-of-Schooltime Learning

This guide is a hands-on, how-to resource with tips and ideas for operating a quality out-of-school time program.

What are some improvements you can expect from the new guide?
Resources for BOTH school-based AND community-based out of school time programs… meaning it is the guide for YOU!

Chapters are aligned with the SF Afterschool for All Quality Self Assessment Tool (QSA).  It’s easier than ever for your program to use the QSA and make improvements.

Chapters are aligned with the SF Afterschool for All Core Competencies. If you are using the Core Competencies Toolkit to assess the professional development needs of your staff, you can just thumb to the appropriate chapter of the guide for resources.

New chapters, including:

  • Summer programs
  • Working with children with special needs
  • Supporting English language learners

Check out and download the full guide by clicking here.

Download the Resource Guide by chapter below.
How to Use This Guide
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 – Program Assessment and Design
Chapter 2– Program Administration and Finance
Chapter 3 – Community Partnerships and Collaboration 
Chapter 4 – Alignment and Linkage with School Day
Chapter 5 – Program Environment and Safety
Chapter 6 – Youth Development
Chapter 7 – Staff Recruitment and Professional Development
Chapter 8 – Family Involvement
Chapter 9 – Nutrition and Physical Activity
Chapter 10 – Promoting Diversity, Access, Equity and Inclusion
Chapter 11 – Effectively Supporting English Language Learners
Chapter 12 – Summer Programming

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