Thu, July 02, 2020
9:00 am - 12:00 pm




The Progressive Afterschool Practitioner (Part 2) $

This training is part of a series. Participants are REQUIRED TO ATTEND BOTH PARTS 1 and 2 and complete assignments in between trainings.

  • The Progressive Afterschool Practitioner (Part 1) – 6/19/20
  • The Progressive Afterschool Practitioner (Part 2) – A Deeper Look – 7/2/20

As the second installment of the Progressive Afterschool Practitioner, Progressive Too will take a deeper look into professional development planning by examining different aspects of professionalism in out-of-school time (OST). You will be lead through a variety of experiential learning activities that will explore how you, as a professional can continue to develop in this field. If you are dedicated to bettering yourself, which in turn provides a better experience for youth in OST, this training is for you!

Core Competencies Addressed

Core Knowledge Area – Professional Development and Leadership:
7.A: Demonstrate professionalism and uphold ethical standards and other professional guidelines in the field – Entry Level, Level 1 and 2.
7.B: Integrate reflective practices and critical perspectives on personal performance, including goal setting – Entry Level, Level 1 and 2.
7.C: Engage in continuous learning and improvement through involvement in professional development, advocacy and leadership
opportunities – Entry Level, Level 1 and 2.


Training Objectives
Participants will:
a. Recall the facets of job satisfaction and explain how to relate the facets to their current practice in OST.
b. Identify growth opportunities and set meaningful goals using the Core Competencies for afterschool practitioners as a self-assessment tool.
c. Produce relevant professional development goals using the S.M.A.R.T. goal guidelines.