Planning for Impactful Summer Learning 2021 Jennifer Peck, President and CEO, Partnership for Children and Youth; Chris Smith, Executive Director, Boston Beyond; Katie Landes, DirectoR, Georgia Statewide Afterschool Network; Terry K. Peterson, PhD, Chief Counselor to Former GOVERNOR AND US Secretary of Education Dick RileY
Key areas to focus from Summer Matters pilot programs elements of high-quality summer learning:
- Broadens kids’ horizons.
- Includes a wide variety of activities.
- Helps kids build skills.
- Fosters cooperative learning.
- Promotes healthy habits.
- Lasts at least one month.
Summer Matters Campaign. Definition of high-quality summer learning programs. Campaign operated from 2010-2015.
Lessons from a decade of citywide summer learning in Boston.
Think Beyond Boundaries
Cultivate a Diverse Network
Focus on Cross-Cutting Skills
Measure and Share Successes
Led by Boston Afterschool & Beyond: http://bit.ly/BostonBeyondSummer
50 State Afterschool Network