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Prime Time Palm Beach County Invites Afterschool Professionals to Science Museum to Help Them to Lead STEAM Sessions for Children and Youth

Prime Time Palm Beach County invited afterschool professionals who were previously part of its STEAM Cohort to a free field trip to the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery & Science on May 17, 2021. Attendees had the opportunity to participate in a three-hour STEAM and art workshop that includes six different interactive hands-on learning projects…

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WWE SUPERSTAR TO JOIN LOCAL NONPROFIT AT TWO-DAY VIRTUAL EVENT SET OUT TO INSPIRE AFTERSCHOOL PROFESSIONALS

MEDIA ALERT  May 7, 2021 Contact: Katie Jacob, Director of Communications Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. (561) 732-8066kjacob@primetimepbc.org   Palm Beach County (May 7, 2021) – Prime Time Palm Beach County (Prime Time) will host its virtual Afterschool Symposium 2021 on May 13 and 14, 2021. The Afterschool Symposium is a two-day event offering networking and learning, while celebrating…

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Prime Time Palm Beach County Out-of-School Time Program Enhancement Grant

What is the Prime Time Out-of-School Time (OST) Program Enhancement Grant?  Prime Time is offering QIS participating programs funding to support and enhance their program supplies as they kickstart summer camp activities and/or make plans for fall 2021 programming.  Funds are generously provided by the Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County.    Who is eligible and what is the funding amount?  Palm Beach County QIS participating programs are eligible to receive up to $1,000 per out-of-school time program (OST)as part of this one-time grant.    How may…

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Enter to Win a $25 Gift Card During Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week 2021

Prime Time Palm Beach County is celebrating Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week,  along with the National Afterschool Association, to recognize, appreciate and advocate for those who work with young people during out-of-school hours. There are more than 10.2 million children participating in afterschool and an estimated 850,000 afterschool professionals who make a profound difference in the…

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Prime Time’s Amazing Out-Of-School Time Race Goes Virtual

On March 10, 2021, afterschool practitioners joined Prime Time for an exciting virtual edition of the Amazing Out-of-School Time Race! The morning started at 9:00 a.m. where attendees were welcomed with a warm greeting and then divided into seven teams and placed in break out rooms where they were greeted by Prime Time facilitators, who brought them through a friendly competition that…

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Prime Time and School District Discuss the Ingredients for a Successful Partnership and Implementation of SEL

On February 19, 2021, Prime Time Palm Beach County Director of Professional Development Katherine Gopie, The School District of Palm Beach County SEL Manager Kristen Rullison, and professionals from CASEL, and The Wallace Foundation discussed what Palm Beach County has learned about how school and out-of-school time partners can work together to align and implement SEL on CASEL…

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Prime Time and School District Featured in Podcast Series Sharing Experiences Working Together to Help Children Develop SEL

The new podcast series from The Wallace Foundation shares findings and early lessons from a RAND Corporation study of our Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative (PSELI). The five-episode series features indepth conversations with school/district and afterschool/out-of-school time leaders about their experiences working together to help children develop social and emotional skills. PSELI is…

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Prime Time Featured in Podcast on Social and Emotional Learning

The new podcast series from The Wallace Foundation shares findings and early lessons from a RAND Corporation study of our Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative (PSELI). The five-episode series features indepth conversations with school/district and afterschool/out-of-school time leaders about their experiences working together to help children develop social and emotional skills. PSELI is…

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Out-of-School Time Practitioners Share Their Experiences Amid Covid-19 and Their Hopes for the Future

Out-of-school time practitioners recently shared the impact that COVID-19 has had on their programs and their hopes for the future. Read below to hear their wishes to help make their programs better, what keeps them motivated to keep showing up for the children who attend their programs and how Prime Time has continued to offer…

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2,500 Thermometers Distributed to Families in Palm Beach County

February 2, 2021  Katie Jacob, Director of Communications  Prime Time Palm Beach County  (561) 732-8066    kjacob@primetimepbc.org   Boynton Beach, FL – Prime Time Palm Beach County, in partnership with the United Way of Palm Beach County, distributed 2,500 thermometers to afterschool programs to provide to families with school-aged children. This would not be possible without the American Association for Caregiving Youth for making…