Recovering COVID-19 Learning Loss through Out-of-School Time

In order to address steep learning losses caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic and transition to virtual learning, we need to expand out-of-school time programs so that the most vulnerable students in our country can receive the education they need to get back on track. The a growing significance of the OST space in regaining the time lost in school must foreground the issue of accessibility as well, and reach the populations that need it most. Read more to learn about how investing in afterschool programs are a key to restoring learning loss and correcting widening inequities caused by COVID-19.

Val Day-Sanchez’s Workshop: How to be an Anti-Racist Educator When Working with Students Afterschool

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Val Day-Sanchez was one of our main keynote speakers and workshop leaders this year at our annual Fall into Place conference. Val (she/they) is an antiracist educator, professor of communication, social activist, author, and champion of inclusivity. She is also the founder of The Only Back Girl in the Room, a company with the mission to utilize education and facilitated discussions to help individuals and organizations adopt inclusive practices to advance equitable policies and procedures for marginalized group members. Check out some of the key takeaways from her workshop!

Trevor Muir on Soft Skills as Essential Skills

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At this year's annual Fall into Place conference, we invited Trevor Muir to be one of our guest keynote speakers and workshop leaders. Trevor is an educator, author, and speaker who is extremely open-source in his approach with sharing resources for other teachers to create a more engaging classroom. Trevor’s books, The Epic Classroom and The Collaborative Classroom are replete with amazing resources and ideas for parents and educators to reconnect with their passion for learning and explore what Trevor coins as EPIC learning. 


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The New Mexico Out-of-School Time Network (NMOST) brings together policymakers, educators, childcare providers, youth development workers, and other stakeholders interested in ensuring positive youth development opportunities and outcomes through out-of-school time programs.

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