Intermediary organizations play a critical role in the afterschool ecosystem by connecting OST providers to each other and to other stakeholders - including policymakers, funders, parents and communities. In this post, we share (1) three guiding principles, (2) five ideas for projects and (3) a few key considerations to expand provider capacity.
We have exciting news to share with you. Catalyst:Ed has partnered with the National Afterschool Association (NAA) to develop the Afterschool Expert Hub. Nested within the larger Catalyst:Ed network, this unique service will specifically focus on meeting the needs of the 10,000+ afterschool and expanded learning program providers and partners around the country by helping them connect with experts for projects and professional development.