Building Community Support for Out-of-School Time Programs

This lesson examines the benefits of developing community partnerships to start and maintain quality out-of-school time programs. This lesson provides ideas and strategies to assist providers in identifying and building supportive community partnerships that allow programs to maximize resources that can benefit children, families, the program and the community. (K3.9 C2, CDA 6) 2 hours

Lesson objectives

  • Learn the benefits of developing community partnerships.
  • Learn how to identify potential partners in your community.
  • Identify strategies to gain leverage with community resources and build supportive partnerships.