The resources provided deal with arts-related programming in general and certain practices may not be applicable to 21st CCLC. If you are unsure if a recommended practice is permissible, please contact your program officer at the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Afterschool in Action: How Innovative Afterschool Programs Address Critical Issues Facing Middle School Youth

Autism Speaks

Birth Injury Justice System (Autism and other disabilities)

Black History Teaching Resources

Bullying Prevention: 2015 Resource Guide

Character Lab

Expanding Minds and Opportunities: Leveraging the Power of Afterschool and Summer Learning for Student Success

Five Ways Trauma-Informed Care Supports Children’s Development

GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network)

LGBTQ+ College Student Resource Center

Linking Schools and Afterschool Through Social and Emotional Learning

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership

Professional Development Guides: Math, Technology, Arts and Literacy in Afterschool

Supporting Grieving Children in Afterschool and Summer Learning Programs

The Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide

The Power of Positive Connections – Reducing Chronic Absence through PEOPLE: Priority Early Outreach for Positive Linkages and Engagement

The Role of Educators in Preventing and Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect

Tip Sheets from Cyberbullying to Social Media and Sexting for Parents and Educators

U.S. Department of Education Publications