Prime Time Resources Help Long-time Afterschool Professional Reach Her Educational Goals

Prime Time would like to take this opportunity to recognize Jamora Matthews, director at Sacred Heart Afterschool Program, for her educational achievements. An 11-year out-of-school time professional, Jamora Matthews uses opportunities provided by Prime Time Palm Beach County to reach her educational goals. Jamora started taking classes in the college credit pathway through Prime Time’s scholarship program to expand her knowledge on working with youth and to learn how to be a more effective leader.

“It was important to me that I understand the needs of youth so that I can make an impact in their lives and help them become the best version of themselves they can be.” – Jamora Matthews, director at Sacred Heart Afterschool Program

Jamora first completed her Youth Development College Credit Certificate and then continued toward her Associate Degree in Human Services-Youth Development, graduating magna cum laude. Not stopping there, she then completed a credit certificate in Child Care Center Management.

Jamora credits her role as the director of Sacred Heart Afterschool Program to the education she received in youth development. She is confident in her abilities to effectively coach and lead her team, as well as teach the youth to become strong leaders in the community. She is currently in the process of earning her bachelor’s degree in Human Services at Palm Beach State College and  is projected to graduate in spring  2022.

If you are interested in growing in the out-of-school time field, Prime Time offers career advising that is designed to provide professional guidance and empower practitioners to develop meaningful educational plans that are consistent with their academic, personal and professional goals.