CalSAC programs connect professionals, enhance competency and build a community of leaders.
A network which builds the training and facilitation skills of leaders in the field who, in turn, provide training to afterschool program staff, volunteers and administrators working in a variety of programs across the state. Free and low cost training available.
Strengthens the capacity of out-of-school time providers to deliver high quality programming that meets the needs of English Learner children and youth.
CalSAC Leadership programs range from regional, multi-day trainings to year-long fellowships that aim to increase the capacity for emerging leaders in the field to create more responsive programming, policies, and services that reflect the diversity of California.
ACSE - builds the capacity of staff to implement ICT4me, an afterschool and summer youth-based curriculum for middle schoolers to develop information and computer technology (ICT) fluency, interest in mathematics, and knowledge of ICT careers, while simultaneously studying the experience of the afterschool staff and their growth and interest in pursuing STEM careers and further formal STEM education.
GEACS - builds the capacity of staff to implement ICT4me, an afterschool and summer youth-based curriculum for middle schoolers to develop information and computer technology (ICT) fluency, interest in mathematics, and knowledge of ICT careers, while simultaneously studying the experience of three control groups, co-ed, all-girls and all-boys, and how these distinct environments may or may not affect the learning experience of middle school youth.
NPASS - builds the capacity of existing program staff by providing ongoing training that builds the knowledge and skills of staff to deliver STEM curriculum coupled with ongoing coaching and technical assistance.
Strenthens the capacity of out-of-school time and expanded learning programs to deliver high quaity summer programming that aligns with nationally- and state-based research and proven best practices.
A program in which CalSAC allocates funding to state-subsidized school-age care sites in Alameda County for professional development and retention.
Partnerships aimed at increasing the pipeline of qualified part-time, entry-level workers into the afterschool field, as well as providing the support these new workers need to succeed on the job.