MetLife Foundation Afterschool Innovator Awards (Nominations Open Aug. 14)
|Source:||MetLife Foundation Afterschool Alliance|
|Program:||MetLife Foundation Afterschool Innovator Awards (Nominations Open Aug. 14)|
|Eligibility:||Nominations for exemplary afterschool programs serving middle school youth.|
We Are Seeking Nominations In The Following Four Categories:
1. Keeping Kids Safe And Supported In The Hours After School – Programs That Are Providing A Positive, Encouraging And Socio-emotionally Supportive Environment That Helps Students Feel Safe, Reduces Problem Behavior, And Keeps Kids Engaged And Excited About Learning.
2. The Role Of Afterschool And The Common Core State Standards – Programs That Are Intentionally And Successfully Offering Programming That Supports Student Learning Toward The Common Core Standards And Promotes The Habits Of Mind (knowledge, Skills And Dispositions) That Are Reflected In The Common Core In Order To Help Students Become College And Career Ready.
3. Students With Disabilities And Other Special Needs And Afterschool – Programs That Are Providing An Environment That Strengthens The Self-confidence, Perseverance And Emotional Wellbeing Of Children With Disabilities And Other Special Needs, Giving Them The Tools To Learn, Play And Succeed Side-by-side With Children Of All Abilities.
4. Why Data Matters: How Afterschool Programs Use Data To Improve Programming – Programs That Are Successfully Improving Their Programming And Ability To Serve Children In Their Community Based On Data Collected By The Program, Data Gathered From Partners (e.g., Schools, Other Afterschool Programs, Community-based Organizations), And/or Program Evaluation Data Prepared By Outside Entities.
|If you have any questions about the MetLife Foundation Afterschool Innovator Awards, please contact Nikki Yamashiro at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202) 347-2030.|