Post by Wendy Wilson, STEM Education and Communication Coordinator The Idaho Out-of-School Network has agreed to partner with the United Way of Treasure Valley to implement a multi-million dollar, 5-year funding opportunity for “full-service” community schools to be located across the state. Community schools are public schools augmented with additional services including afterschool programs, family
Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction Debbie Critchfield and Boys & Girls Club 2023 Youth of the Year Keisha Hernandez spoke at the Lights On Afterschool rally on Thursday, October 26, 2023, at 4:30 pm. This carnival-themed event brought together families from the Boys & Girls Club of Nampa, the Nampa School District, and the Treasure Valley

JUMP for the Power Up Summit 2023

THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES! Idaho Out-of-School Network’s Senior Program Director Anna Almerico and STEM Education & Communication Coordinator Wendy Wilson jump for joy while keynote presenter and CEO of Leading to Change Eric Rowles joins in the excitement for Power Up Summit 2023. The 10th Annual Power Up Summit on September 20 and 21 hosted

Power Up Summit 2023 Roundup

By Wendy Wilson, STEM Education and Communication Coordinator We Need to Talk About the Kids Research shows that what kids do after school is just as important to their futures as what they do in school. In Idaho, tens of thousands of kids attended afterschool and summer youth programs this year in large part because