Workshops and Conferences Archive

June 4, 2013 | August 22, 2013
Special Topic Workshop: Increasing Student Participation with Quality Programs
DePaul University, Naperville, IL | Hilton Springfield, Springfield, IL

This workshop focused on providing participants with evidenced-based strategies and tools used for recruiting students and increasing student attendance, participation, and retention in the afterschool program.

Workshop Objectives:

  • To share recruitment and retention strategies and tools effective for helping programs to meet their enrollment and attendance goals.
  • To provide participants an opportunity to share personal knowledge and experience regarding recruitment and retention strategies.
  • To share communication tools and strategies effective for helping programs to consistently inform and engage students and their families.
  • To provide opportunities for participants to use online tools to create project-based learning activities, an effective way of keeping students engaged.