NAESP Afterschool and Summer Learning Portal

Principals are essential to the success of afterschool and summer learning programs that inspire, motivate and challenge students. Research indicates that quality afterschool and summer learning programs can increase academic achievement, improve students’ social and emotional skills, and improve attendance rates.

Whether you are just starting an afterschool program, partnering with a community partner, or raising the bar on quality to align with your school’s vision, this gateway is the place to begin. NAESP has collected and vetted a variety of resources to help principals and other school leaders expand quality afterschool and summer learning programs for children and youth.