Housing & Expanded Learning Opportunities Toolkit

The Housing & Expanded Learning Opportunities toolkit is a guide for the housing sector (public, nonprofit, and/or private entities) to consider how to bring programs or create programs for their youth residents. It includes recommendations, anecdotal examples, models, templates, and serves as a primer to learn about the afterschool and youth development field.  This toolkit was brought to you by the HELO Network—a network composed of youth development and housing professionals from King County, Washington. Their mission is to close opportunity gaps through aligned systems and partnerships between Housing and Expanded Learning Opportunities that focus on accessible, high quality experiences … [ ]

Million Girl Moonshot—STEM Resource List

Career Exploration for Youth  CareerOneStop Interest AssessmentCareerOneStop provides a basic assessment tool for learning about careers that might be a good fit based on responses to 30 questions. The assessment takes approximately five  minutes to complete. This tool is helpful for students who are still learning what education or career pathways interest them. Age Range: Middle School or High School      Format: Virtual CareerOneStop Exploration ToolkitCareerOneStop provides a toolkit for researching careers, jobs, and training; links to state and local information; and includes information on wages and levels of growth/decline for specific industries to help determine job security. Age … [ ]

Reconceptualizing the Equity Audit for Expanded Learning Organizations

7 steps to putting the equity audit into practice The equity audit framework in this document is based on concepts developed by Skrla and Colleagues (2010) that helps practitioners describe injustice, critique educational systems, and develop plans to transform the system.