The Idaho Out-of-School Network’s (ION) mission is to ensure Idaho’s youth have access to high quality out-of-school (OST) programs.
The research on OST programs reveals that youth consistently enrolled in quality programs perform better academically, have better school attendance, adapt better socially, are more likely to graduate from high school and go-on to higher learning. Research also reveals that they are less likely to engage in unhealthy behaviors that may lead to crime, substance abuse or teen parenthood. New studies are showing too that OST programs are helping close the achievement gap of students across income levels. ION is the only program of its kind in Idaho, though all 50 states have launched similar programs.
ION does not directly offer out-of-school programs; the focus is to advocate and promote the benefits of out-of-school programming, help connect families and youth to a program and support providers with resources and training to enrich and expand their programming and services.
The STEMAC is a state agency that provides support to publicly-funded Idaho schools and out-of-school learning organizations through grants, professional development opportunities, and student competitions. Visit stem.idaho.gov/apply for more information on our opportunities.
Career/College guidance counselor and center
READY! for Kindergarten
Step-up to Writing
Second Step – Social/Emotional Wellness for All
PBS TeacherLines facilitated and self-paced PD courses are designed to benefit both beginning and experienced teachers. Topics include science, reading, social studies, math, instructional strategies, and instructional technology.
Professional development courses offering a chance to gain content knowledge and apply new strategies to teaching in area’s such as:
Reading and Language Arts
Social Studies and History
Peak Recovery’s mission is to give you the tools to go out in the world and create the best you that you can be.
We use all evidenced based treatment that studies show work. We offer a full range of resources, such as group therapy, individual sessions, specialty groups; MRT, CSC I & II, parenting, grief counseling, socialization groups, and CBI-SA. In addition, we also offer mental health counseling. Peak Recovery is a State certified Drug Testing facility. Peak Recovery is here to help with any mental health or substance abuse issues people may have.
“Free Online STEM resources
STEM supplies by grade level
Stem 101 Professional training
Click2Science – online interactive professional development site for trainers, coaches, site directors, front line staff, and volunteers working in out-of-school time STEM programs
STEM Summer Camps
STEM Grant Resources”
Raise self-confident, motivated children who are ready for the real world. Loving, yet powerful tools for parenting children of all ages.
Practical yet powerful tools for todays busy teacher. Create more cooperative, more motivated students and classrooms.
Become A Trainer
Learn how to change lives with Love and Logic! Offer classes or schedule outreach opportunities in your local afterschool program, community, or school.
**See link below for detailed contact information of counselors by city and zip code.**
Our mission is to prevent suicide, support mental health education, and promote conversations to end stigma. The Speedy Foundation raises funds for, and collaborates with, other advocacy groups to achieve our mission.
Programs offered include:
Mental Health First Aid (see listing in directory)
QPR for Suicide Prevention
Community Film Screenings and Outreach
Western States Conference on Suicide
Outreach adds value to our teaching and research activities by helping to build partnerships with stakeholders in Idaho and beyond.
Our outreach infrastructure includes campuses in Moscow, Boise, Idaho Falls and Coeur dAlene; 42 county Extension offices; and multiple research and learning facilities.
Mental Health First Aid
McCall Outdoor Science School
Northwest Youth Financial Education
Women in Engineering Day
Junior Master Gardner