Professional development is a core part of continuous program improvement. YCB through the Afterschool Network offers quarterly youth work summits for practitioners to network, collaborate, and share best practices. The Afterschool Network defines best practices in alignment with Ignite Afterschool’s Believe It. Build It. Guide.
Listed below are upcoming opportunities in the metro area that are available for Minneapolis youth workers. Providers of professional development include the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development, the Youth Intervention Programs Association, the Search Institute, and the Minnesota School-Aged Care Association. In addition, Sprockets Saint Paul, Ignite Afterschool, and the Minneapolis Health Department offer opportunities that may be available. Online self-guided trainings are available through the Center for Youth Development and YIPA.
To find out more about what youth work professional opportunities and events are happening in your area, click here to sign up to be a part of the Minneapolis Aftershool Network listserv.
PARTNERS with Youth Conference
Feb. 15, 2019
Join the Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board, Minneapolis Employment and Training, and the Minneapolis Health Department for its annual PARTNERS with Youth Conference. This year's conference will be held at Minneapolis College. Register HERE.