Arizona’s 21st CCLC understands the need for a quality program to consider the whole child. This includes: ensuring student safety, including Social Emotional Learning (SEL), youth's voice, connecting students to community, encouraging youth leadership and exploring new interests. Our awarded grantees have written into their plan specific objectives related to Positive Youth Development (YD). Included are resources that partners in the field have found helpful.
The Arizona 21st CCLC team has created a framework to assist program leaders and their community to better understand youth development policy, support, and examples of successful programs. (Click thumbnail for full Youth Development Frameworks)
Arizona Department of Education - Title IV-A - The purpose of the Title IV-A Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) grant is to improve students’ academic achievement by increasing the capacity of States, local educational agencies, schools, and local communities to provide all students with access to a well-rounded education, improve school conditions for student learning, and improve the use of technology in order to improve the academic achievement and digital literacy of all students. (ESSA Sec.4101)
What Works Clearinghouse - The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) reviews the existing research on different programs, products, practices, and policies in education. Our goal is to provide educators with the information they need to make evidence-based decisions. We focus on the results from high-quality research to answer the question “What works in education?
Developmental Assets- Developmental Assets Profile (DAP), providing organizations, schools, and coalitions with insights into the internal strengths and external supports that influence youths’ success in school and in life
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