Thu, November 09, 2023
9:00 am - 11:00 am

The Progressive Afterschool Practitioner -VIRTUAL

The Progressive Afterschool Practitioner is a training designed to heighten a practitioner’s insight into their own professional development. It infuses facets of job satisfaction with professional development planning. By reflecting on individual strengths and areas of growth, an afterschool practitioner is challenged to create a plan for professional development by using the Core Competencies for Afterschool Practitioners as a guide.

Upon successful completion of this training, the participant will earn 2 clock hours (.2 CEUs) of training.

Training Objectives

Participants will:

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

Core Knowledge, Skills and Competencies Addressed (CKSCs):

Professional Development and Leadership

Ongoing Professional Development

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

Apply – B. Develops and implements a professional development plan.

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

Apply – E. Integrates knowledge of historical, philosophical, psychological, and social foundations of child/youth development into planning and decision making.