SFUSD ExCEL Afterschool Program Resources
This website has links to ExCEL's Resource Guide with tips on how to run a quality afterschool program, tip sheets, activity ideas, service-learning projects and more.
DCYF's OST Grantee Support Page
Resources from the Department of Children Youth and Families to support out-of-school-time program quality.
City College of San Francisco's Youth Worker Certificate Program
City College has started a new certification program for youth workers.
San Francisco State University Child and Adolescent Development Program
SFSU's Child and Adolescent Development Program (CAD) will soon launch a new track for youth workers.
A Collaboratively Developed Curriculum by AFATAC Learning Circles
The Afterschool for All Technical Assistance Collaborative, funded by DCYF, developed training module curricual for site coordinators to train staff on various topics such as facilitation, academics, financial literacy, and more.
Youth Worker: Collective
A network for youth workers in San Francisco, Youth Worker: Collective has been at the forefront of efforts to professionalize the field of afterschool.
The California School-Age Consortium (CalSAC)
CalSAC is a great resource for professional development of afterschool staff.
ASAPconnect links after school programs with assistance providers to facilitate effective regional partnerships, expand after school program capabilities, and improve program quality. Check out the SF County listings on the website's seearchable database.
California After School Network
A statewide network youth workers and programs can join to help connect to the growing afterschool field, access resources, and help shape afterschool policy.
Core Competency Resources Outside San Francisco:
Core Competencies for Afterschool Educators
This report by the Mott Foundation provided the basis for San Franciso's Core Competencies.
Youth Work Core Competencies: A Review of Existing Frameworks and Purposes
This report, developed in Washington State, outlines many of the core competencies developed for youth workers in cities across the United States.
Core Competencies Around the Nation
Here's a sampling of core competencies from other parts of the US: