Best Practices for Quality Afterschool Programs




New Dates!

Thursday, January 14
Crown Plaza Madison
Register for Madison

Saturday, January 16, 2016 

Harbourwalk Hotel
, Racine, Wisconsin
This session is full and registration is closed.

Sessions will be held from 9 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and  are limited to 40 participants.
Registration Fee:  $50 (includes lunch)

​About the Institute

Using current research, this training will explore the elements that go into designing a quality afterschool program.  Topics will include the development of curriculum, working with educational systems to support child academic outcomes, social and emotional development, effective business practices and parent engagement.  Training is intended for afterschool site directors, site coordinators and administrators.

This is a Tier 3 training approved through The Registry.

How to Register-Registration Fee is $50

The institute is the same content for each location. Please pick the day and location that works best for you.  Each institute has a limit of 40 attendees. 

Register for Racine-January 16, 2016

Print a Registration Form Here!

Youngstar Scholarships
Youngstar afterschool program staff that are 2 and 3 Star rated can receive a $50 registration scholarship. Contact Randy Neve, WAN Lead, Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach at

Registration deadlines for each Institute are one week prior to the start date.

Questions?  Contact UW-Stevens Point Continuing Education at 715-346-3838 or


Crowne Plaza Madison-January 14, 2015
Linda Eisele, M.S., WAN Professional Development Lead, OST Training and Consulting
Julie Lefler, Adjunct Professor, UW-Platteville and Team Leader, Kohl's Child Development Center

Racine Harbourwalk Hotel-January 16, 2015
Linda Eisele, M.S., WAN Professional Development Lead, OST Training and Consulting
Quinn Wilder, MSW, Program Manager, Youth Work Learning Center, UW-Milwaukee

Educational partners with the Wisconsin Afterschool Network

This workshop is supported in part by Regional Afterschool Insitutes to Support Excellence, Wisconsin Department of Children and Families.
For questions about registration please contact:
Wayne Sorenson
UWSP Continuing Education
2100 Main St, 032 Main Building
Stevens Point, WI 54481