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Prime Time and Local Out-of-school Time Programs Celebrate Lights On Afterschool

Lights On Afterschool  was launched in October 2000 with celebrations in 1,200 communities nationwide. Today, more than 8,000 Lights On Afterschool rallies are held annually, attracting about a million individuals and media coverage nationwide. Lights On Afterschool is America’s only national rally for afterschool programs, which keep children safe, inspire them to learn, and give working parents peace of…

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Prime Time Offers Training Stipends to Out-of-school Time Practitioners

Prime Time Palm Beach County recognizes and appreciates the tremendous sacrifice out-of-school time (OST) practitioners are making to be with youth in-person during the pandemic. To keep OST practitioners learning so they can continue to improve their practice,  and now, more than ever, provide the high quality experiences for young people, all OST practitioners who…

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Kitty Lundan’s People of Power Show Talks High Quality Afterschool Programs and What Families Can Look For

Prime Time’s Director of Quality Improvement Teal Chance recently joined Kitty Lundan on The People of Power Show via Facebook Live to share what families should look for when considering high-quality afterschool programs for their children and what they can do if they are waitlisted. In case you missed it, you can view the full video…

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Submit Your Plans to Celebrate Lights On Afterschool in October and Win Gift Card to Help Support Event

In America today, 7.6 million children are alone and unsupervised after school. Afterschool programs keep children safe, help working families and inspire learning. They provide opportunities to help young people develop into successful adults.  Lights On Afterschool was launched in October 2000 with celebrations in 1,200 communities nationwide. Today, more than 8,000 Lights On Afterschool rallies are held annually, attracting about a…

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Attract New Job Candidates to Your Afterschool Program with the Help of Prime Time Palm Beach County

Share on social media or email. Afterschool programs have risen to the occasion and stepped in to serve children and families, but now they need our support. The Afterschool in the Time of COVID-19 survey finds that afterschool programs are severely affected by the hardships created by the pandemic. As programs work to continue to…

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Interactive, Concert-like Experience Encourages Youth in Palm Beach County Summer Camps to Dance, Stay Fit and Live Healthy

This year Digital Vibez kicked off its 11th annual KidsFit Jamathon on Friday, July 22, 2022, in the Glades and Thursday, July 28, 2022, at the South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach. Digital Vibez invites Palm Beach County summer camps to an innovative, interactive, concert-like experience for youth that motivates and inspires them to…

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Choose a High-Quality Afterschool Program for Your Child this School Year

Contact: Katie Jacob, Director of Communications  Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc.  (561) 732-8066 kjacob@primetimepbc.org    Research shows that high-quality afterschool and summer programs can lead to substantial academic, social and emotional benefits for children and youth. As families begin to think about the new school year and plans for their children and youth during after school hours, Prime…

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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…