Thu, April 11, 2024
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Learning Lab: Free Degree and Financial Incentives – VIRTUAL

Do you want to learn more about youth development scholarships and financial incentives available to you, and apply for them right on the spot?

This session will walk you through the educational pathways available through Palm Beach State College (PBSC) and the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) where you can receive certificates, credentials, and degrees that are specific to afterschool and youth development. Additionally, Prime Time’s scholarship and ACHIEVE Out-of-School Time Incentive Award programs will be reviewed to highlight supports available to out-of-school time practitioners.

During this learning lab, you will have time to apply for the programs you are interested in and get help with the next steps.

*Only staff who are employed by a Palm Beach County afterschool program may attend this training. 

Training Objectives:

Participants will:

  1. Explain the opportunities available through Prime Time to gain youth development training and education.
  2. Identify the financial incentives available through Prime Time’s training and incentives programs.
  3. Learn how to submit scholarship and financial incentive applications and to upload training/education information to their Prime Time OST Registry Record.

Core Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies Addressed (CKSCs):

Professional Development and Leadership

Identify – B. Values ongoing self-reflection, self-assessment, and problem-solving strategies to promote professional growth.

Apply – D. Engages in continuous, collaborative professional development for the benefit of self and others.

Primary QIS Scales Addressed:

Organizational Logistics

VII-H. Staff education and field specific training meet county standards.