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SCHOOL-AGE CARE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE (SACC-PD/TA)

Through the Office of Child Development and Early Learning, Child Care and Development Fund school-age targets funds support regionally based school-age child care organizations and specialists to provide specialized professional development and technical assistance.  These agencies subcontract through the Early Learning Resource Centers (ELRC). A primary emphasis of their services focuses on professional development and technical assistance to support SACC providers participating in Keystone STARS. SACC PD/TA employ research-based methods for improving program quality, and impacting positive outcomes for children.  Regional SACC-PD/TA also facilitate partnerships with community stakeholders to promote the development and expansion of out-of-school programming.

AFTER-SCHOOL QUALITY: THE PROCESS FOR PROGRAM IMPROVEMENT – APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

The Pennsylvania Key is implementing an exciting quality improvement program with your ELRC called “After-School Quality: The Process of Program Improvement”.  Developed by the National Institute on Out-of-School Time, After-School Quality is designed to assist afterschool programs in implementing a continuous quality improvement process using a team approach.  The process will involve staff and other stakeholders in recognizing opportunities for program growth and navigating improvement plans.  “Team” is the cornerstone of After-School Quality.  Successful implementation will be led by a team, supported by a team, and celebrated by a team.  Technical assistance for your program throughout the process is available through your ELRC.

 

Professional Development

For more information on School-Age Professional Development, please visit this page.

 

Credential

For more information on the School-Age Credential, please visit this page.

 

Resources

Please visit the Resources page for more information on School-Age.