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Youth Leadership & Engagement

The Washington State Quality Standards have 9 overarching domains. Together, they represent the key areas of quality for afterschool and youth development programs.

The domain Youth Leadership & Engagement defines quality programs as promoting a sense of purpose and individual empowerment in youth through opportunities to engage in a rich variety of experiences, participate in planning, and exercise choice and leadership.

Learn more about the Quality Standards.

One-Year Access to Online STARS Courses for Ongoing Credit

Join School's Out Washington's Online Learning Platform to access 54 award-winning online trainings. These trainings were developed by Cypherworx, an organization providing state-approved professional development training to expanded learning opportunity providers. The trainings are connected to the National Core Competencies developed by National Afterschool Association, and the Washington State Core Competencies for Children and Youth...

STARS Credits: Up to 72 Ongoing Credits!
Content Area : All Content Areas

Intro to the Active Participatory Approach - Community Workshop (Spokane, Apr 10)

Youth programs can be optimized for youth needs, motivation, and engagement. The Active-Participatory Approach to youth work was designed to address these goals. This youth-centered approach is the foundation for the Youth Work Methods Series. ...

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Instructor:
Benjamin Baird
Location:
Suite 100 Spokane
STARS Credits: 2
Content Area VI: Interactions with Children and Youth

30-Hour School-Age Initial Training Requirement (STARS Basics, Seattle, April 18 & 19)

30-Hour School Age Initial Training Requirement (or STARS Basics) for working effectively with children ages 5-12. Content meets minimum Washington State Licensing requirement for new staff.  This two day class, covering all 10 Basics Modules, is...

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Day 1: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM,
Day 2: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Instructor:
Debbie Barnes
Location:
WA 98144
STARS Credits: 30
Content Area : Covers All Content Areas

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