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Wednesday, April 24 • 9:30am - 12:30pm
Youth Development K-5 - Baseline Training LIMITED

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In this workshop, facilitated by Dave Jenkins, participants will receive an overview of aspects of youth development that most impact the Out-of-School-Time field. In addition, workshop participants will discuss and explore the following questions:  What are the development challenges from Kindergarten to 5th grade? How can programs be sure they are supporting increased competency? How can programs determine if youth are struggling to meet developmental milestones? What can programs do to increase youth competency and foster success?
Learning Goals:
  • Build understanding of continuums of development for k-5/2.5: physical, cognitive, moral, self-concept, emotional traits...underscored by quality of relationships;
  • Learn to create opportunities for growth promoting activities and interactions; and
  • Use skills grid to map a child's strengths and learning edge.
  • Understanding of the five aspects of K-5 development
  • Experience in identifying development edges and growth-promoting experiences
  • Next steps for deepening your youth development understanding and professional practice

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David Jenkins

David Jenkins supports mission-driven organizations to be bold and effective in making internal and systemic change. He has 15-years’ experience leading out-of-school time programs and networks in the Boston Area, including ten years supporting youth-led community organizing. In... Read More →

Wednesday April 24, 2019 9:30am - 12:30pm EDT
5 Callender Street, Cambridge MA