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What's New

SOWA CEO Mari Offenbecher to Retire

School’s Out Washington announced today that Mari Offenbecher will retire from her role as Chief Executive Officer in the Spring of 2017.

Since 1990, Mari has served as the leader for SOWA, advancing quality, equity and innovation in building the field of afterschool and youth development across Washington State. Mari has spent her career dedicated to bringing quality educational opportunities and supports to children and youth. Under her leadership, SOWA has made great strides in increasing access to high-quality expanded learning programs offered during the hours that children and youth are not in school.

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New Workshops: Lean Fundamentals and Fundamentals of Supervision

We are offering two never-before held workshops at our main office in Seattle designed for the leaders of afterschool and youth development programs, from directors to program coordinators.

Lean Fundamentals will teach you how to build a framework to successfully drive process improvements, recognize operational issues in real time, and inspire accountability.

Fundamentals of Supervision is designed for people considering supervision or are new to supervision. It will help you identify supervisory interest, skills, abilities and potential.

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Coaches Needed! RFQ for Youth Program Quality Coach Open Now

School's Out Washington is looking to expand our roster of experienced afterschool and youth development professionals to serve as coaches to programs across Washington State.

Read more to see if this opportunity is right for you!

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School's Out Washington
801 - 23rd Ave S, Suite A
Seattle, WA 98144

Toll Free: 888.419.9300