Strengthening Programs. Empowering Youth.

What's New

We're Hiring! Apply Now to Be a Program Quality Coordinator

School's Out is now accepting applications for the Program Quality Coordinator position. This individual would work in conjunction with the Program Quality Director and the Statewide Program Quality Manager to support efforts throughout the Western Washington to promote quality, increase the use of quality assessment and improvement processes by programs and develop systems and tools to sustain quality improvement.

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YDEKC is Hiring a Member Engagement & Communications Coordinator. Apply Today!

Youth Development Executives of King County (YDEKC), a coalition of 90+ Executive Directors and other key leaders of youth serving organizations in King County. YDEKC is working to advance the youth development field by focusing on common outcomes, shared standards of practice and building a common voice and shared agenda for the field. School’s Out Washington serves as the host agency, fiscal sponsor and employer of record for YDEKC.

The Member Engagement & Communications Coordinator provides support to the YDEKC Executive Director in meeting logistics and event planning, financial documentation, and member communications.

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Save the Date: Impact Youth on November 13

Join us for our 4th Annual Fundraiser Benefiting School's Out Washington. Our theme is: Strengthening Programs. Empowering Youth.

With increased knowledge and skills, afterschool and youth development providers have the tools and resources to create enriching experiences for youth and respond to differing needs. An intentional focus on program quality not only helps adults working with youth be better at what they do, but ultimately helps youth reap benefits in academic and social/emotional gains. School’s Out Washington provides on-site training, coaching and assessment to help program staff improve their interactions and engagement with youth.

Please consider providing your support to help us continue this mission by joining us for the Impact Youth Breakfast.

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Summer Learning & Acheivement Gap in the News

Seattle Public Schools are staying open this summer to combat summer learning loss in K-4 graders and reduce the acheivement gap later in life. Eleven schools across the district are bringing in students for short, fun school days with low student-to-teacher ratios and extra attention in math and reading. These programs have partnered with School's Out Washington, the Raikes Foundation, and the Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality in a quality improvement process.

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2014 Annual Report Released

Over this past year, School’s Out Washington further solidified our critical role as an intermediary organization strengthening programs by advocating for increased resources and leading quality improvement efforts toward our ultimate goal of empowering youth.

Learn more about our successes in 2014 in our complete annual report.

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