Tue, February 21, 2023
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

VIRTUAL: Progressive Afterschool Practitioner

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 3 clock hours (.3 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 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.

Primary QIS Scales Addressed  

I. Safe Environment 

I-E – Creating Safe Spaces- Staff provide a safe and welcoming environment.