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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 Brings Back 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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Share the Love: Nominate Your Colleagues for Prime Time’s Advancing Afterschool Awards

Prime Time’s Advancing Afterschool Awards honor exemplary individuals for their work in the field of afterschool. On May 13, 2022, award recipients will be recognized for their commitment to quality standards, dedication to the children they serve and their contributions to the afterschool field. Before we can celebrate these individuals on day two of our…

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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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Black History Month Resources for Your Afterschool Program

Prime Time Palm Beach County is celebrating Black History Month in February, honoring the contributions and sacrifices of African Americans who have helped shaped the nation. Let it be known that Prime Time celebrates and honors Black history as an organization all year-round. With a mission to help children and youth succeed by strengthening and expanding quality in…

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Restorative Practices in OST Training Series Promotes Equity of Voice and Belonging for Youth, Staff and Families

Prime Time Palm Beach County is now offering Restorative Practices in OST, a three-part training series where out-of-school time (OST) professionals are invited to learn how to create a culture of care through a structured process that supports all youth to have an equal voice while developing social and emotional skills. The goal of this…