December 2014

It’s that time again! Time to revisit your program plan to see if you’re on the right track for the year. While you probably spent a considerable amount of time planning for the year, the importance of revisiting that plan can’t be overlooked. Now is the time to take a breath and think about what could be improved as you move into the new year. So, what should you be thinking about as you revisit your plan? 

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November 2014

For anyone who has attended one of our training sessions in the past few years, you’ve probably heard us talking about the importance of continuous improvement. In fact, we think it is so important that we redesigned the 4th edition of the Beyond the Bell Toolkit around the continuous improvement cycle. Why are we so focused on continuous improvement? 

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October 2014

For anyone who has attended one of our training sessions in the past few years, you’ve probably heard us talking about the importance of continuous improvement. In fact, we think it is so important that we redesigned the 4th edition of the Beyond the Bell Toolkit around the continuous improvement cycle. Why are we so focused on continuous improvement? 

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July 2014

On May 21, 2014, we released the fourth edition of Beyond the Bell: A Toolkit for Creating Effective Afterschool and Expanded Learning Programs last month. So what is the Beyond the Bell Toolkit? The Toolkit is both a guide and a suite of professional development services and practical tools designed to help program leaders and their staff create and sustain high-quality, effective afterschool and expanded learning programs. Beyond the Bell works well both for those starting a brand-new program and those looking to improve an existing... Read More