Elevate Washington shares tools and information that inform and support youth-service providers and expanded learning advocates.

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Customized Training

School's Out Washington offers customized training to afterschool and youth development (AYD) programs that serve children and youth. Our trainers bring a wide range of experience and can tailor trainings to meet a program's particular needs.

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Online Professional Development

Description: School’s Out Washington provides two online learning options for the staff of licensed school-age programs looking to fulfill their state-mandated professional development requirements. Whether you are a new staff person looking to fulfill your 30-Hour Initial Training Requirement or a long-time staff member who wants to complete ongoing STARS credits online, we have an affordable option for you!

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Workshops & STARS Credits

School’s Out Washington offers professional development workshops for afterschool and youth development professionals in programs serving children and youth in grades K-12. Thanks to our partnership with the Department of Children, Youth, and Families, providers working in licensed school-age programs can receive STARS Credits from our workshops.

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Elevating Community Voice. Since 2004, Soar has served as a pioneer in spearheading key early learning and youth development efforts.

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Youth Development Executives of King County (YDEKC)

Youth Development Executives of King County (YDEKC) is a coalition of youth-serving organizations working together to improve outcomes for young people in our region. We build and unify the youth development sector through advocacy, cross-sector collaboration, and organizational development.

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Measurement Toolkit

Youth Development Executives of King County (YDEKC) has created a suite of evaluation materials to support youth development organizations in … [ ]

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School-Community Partnership Toolkit

Youth Development Executives of King County (YDEKC) has compiled a set of tools designed to improve coordination between educators and … [ ]

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Messages Made Simple

This messaging toolkit is for organizations that use expanded learning to improve opportunities and outcomes for youth. It builds ona … [ ]

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