Two New Initiatives from the U.S. Department of Education are Reminders of the Vital Role that Afterschool and Summer Learning Programs have in Our Children’s Education

Contact: Katie Jacob, Director of Communications  Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. (561) 732-8066kjacob@primetimepbc.org   On July 14, 2022, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and the Afterschool Alliance, AASA, the School Superintendents Association, National League of Cities, National Summer Learning Association, and the National Comprehensive Center at Westat on came together for a special event that…

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Celebrate National Summer Learning Week at Engage Every Student Virtual Launch Event

Thursday, July 14, 2022, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 EDT Every young person deserves both a quality education and the rich and varied opportunities and supports available in out-of-school time programs. With access to quality programs after school and during the summer, young people can explore their interests, build relationships, and engage with their communities. Join…

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Prime Time Board Member and the Law Office of Salesia Smith-Gordon Team Up to Make a Generous Donation to Nonprofit that Helps Youth Thrive

In celebration of Lawrence Gordon, Prime Time’s board of directors’ vice president’s 70th birthday, Prime Time Palm Beach County received $2,880 in generous donations. Of the amount received, the Law Office of Salesia Smith-Gordon matched donations with a $1,000 contribution.  In lieu of presents, guests attending a May birthday celebration for Gordon were asked to donate to Prime Time, an organization that Gordon has devoted…

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Providers/Individuals Wanted for Community Empowerment Program in Riviera Beach, Belle Glade, Pahokee and South Bay 

Application Open Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. Deadline: Friday, July 29, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. Prime Time Palm Beach County seeks individual contractors or organizations who can deliver direct service programming to youth residing in Riviera Beach, Belle Glade, Pahokee and South Bay, Florida, that is intended to supplement, not replace, existing out-of-school time programming.…

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Making Measurement Meaningful

Blog written by Femi Vance, Senior Researcher, American Institutes for ResearchBlog contributors Celine Provini, Ph.D., Director of Research, Annick Eudes Jean-Baptiste, Ph.D., Research Manager, Suzette Harvey, President/CEO, Prime Time Palm Beach CountyBlog published June 13, 2022, on AIR website Making Measurement Meaningful | American Institutes for Research (air.org) Making Measurement Meaningful The COVID-19 pandemic has…

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Prime Time Visits More Than 145 Afterschool Programs to Ensure Practitioners Feel Recognized and Appreciated

Boynton Beach, FL, April 28, 2022 – Prime Time Palm Beach County is celebrating Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week in April, along with the National AfterSchool Association, to recognize, appreciate and advocate for those who work with young people during out-of-school time hours. “Research shows that afterschool professionals make a profound difference in the lives of…

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Prime Time Offers Site-Based Professional Development Trainings

WE ARE BACK!   Prime Time is now offering site-based professional development trainings.   If your out-of-school time (OST) program has staff members who are interested in professional development, Prime Time can schedule a trainer to deliver a training at your program.     Considerations:  Team with another OST program for a site-based training to meet the attendance…

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Prime Time Celebrates Social and Emotional Learning in Out-of-School Time

Prime Time Palm Beach County is celebrating International SEL Day on Friday, March 11, 2022, and we want you to join us! This year’s theme, Finding Common Ground, Pursuing Common Good, will allow OST professionals to showcase the SEL skills they use to help in building relationships while supporting our community. SEL Day is an…

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Prime Time Palm Beach County is Seeking Expanded Learning Opportunity Providers

Date: February 9, 2022 BOYNTON BEACH – Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. is seeking qualified organizations to provide high-quality expanded learning opportunities for out-of-school time programs or to deliver train-the-trainer sessions for practitioners serving school-age children and youth in out-of-school time programs in Palm Beach County, Florida. Promoting equity and diversity are important tenets…

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