ION hosts monthly web workshops each year on a variety of topics related to out-of-school time. Check back frequently to learn more about the web workshops we have planned for this school year. Registration and more event details can be found on the ION Learning Academy event calendar.

FEB '23

ION Web Workshop

Spark Curiosity, Cultivate Joy, and Inspire Learning with Mizzen by Mott

Featured Speaker: Hailee Moehnke

Thursday, February 2nd | 11:00 AM MST 

Cost: Free

Description: Mizzen partners with the out-of-school time community to provide high-quality resources and experiences for youth-serving professionals that spark curiosity, joy, and a love of learning for children and youth. With a dynamic library of more than 1,300 pieces of content, Mizzen teams up with experts who are developing engaging learning experiences in art, STEM, history, jazz, student leadership, journalism, and more. Through support from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, this all-in-one tool is free to afterschool educators who empower young learners everywhere. Join us to learn more about the learning resources on the Mizzen platform and how to get started with your team.

Register now in your Learning Academy account!  Check the Events Calendar! 

Past ION Web Workshops


Current web workshop recordings can be found in the ION Learning Academy. Check out the "Idaho Out-of-School Courses" in the Course Catalog for more information. 

Learn how the staff of the Meridian Library District used the model of community-led libraries to create programs and spaces that tweens themselves have ownership over and are invested in.

Introduction to the Idaho Building Blocks for Out-of-School Time Quality. What the Building Blocks are, who can use them, and how to use them. This training will also include an overview of the ION website and resources available.

Have you ever wondered what the Idaho Out-of-School Network does? What resources or professional development opportunities are available to you? Join the the ION team for a one-hour introduction to the Idaho Out-of-School Network and everything that is available to you as an out-of-school time professional.

Everything you need to know about hosting a "Lights on Afterschool Event" and resources provided by the Idaho Out-of-School Network

The Idaho Positive Behavior Network, in partnership with the Idaho Out-of-School Network, will be holding a one day Behavior Management Institute. In this webinar participants will learn more about the Idaho Out-of-School Behavior Management Institute. Who is it for, who can attend, and how to apply.

Chad Mann from Marathon Kids shares ways to incorporate out-of-school run clubs that can make the difference in the health and fitness of your youth.

This webinar shares 40+ simple behavior management strategies that front line staff in out-of-school programs can use today!

Get an overview of the Zero Robotics Summer Middle School Program and information about the application process and requirements for programs.

Learn about the importance of using movement in out-of-school programs as well as strategies to get kids moving using GoNoodle's free resources!

Kirstin Mann from Serve Idaho shares how to apply for AmeriCorps funding through Serve Idaho.

Rebekka Lee ScD, Research Scientist at Prevention Research Center, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health shares and overview of their OSNAP program and Food & fun Afterschool Curriculum.

Explore the physical space of your program and learn how it leads to WELLness! This will focus on new WELL standards in creating a healthy and vibrant physical space for programming. WELLness is a new concept that expands on sustainable ideas to improve human health, beyond improving buildings.

Learn about the resources provided online by Idaho's State Department of Parks and Recreation as well as ways to get EVERY kid in a park this summer!

Kari Wardle shares a plethora of free resources available to informal and formal educators through IPTV.