After School Programs Matter

After school programs are proven to help create better students and better employees later in life. We support a broad range of programs to ensure that SC students are taken care of after school and enriched through diverse experiences.

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We offer funding opportunities, raise awareness, and advocate on behalf of our over 1400 members. Help us make after school programs stronger in South Carolina and join the network.

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We partner with research organizations to compile and provide the best resources for you. Check out our wealth of resources to help increase the quality & sustainability of your program.

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You can affect positive change. Partner with us as we raise awareness and show the importance of after school programs and the positive impact they have on our children and state.

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SCAA Upcoming Events

SEL For Kids Starts with The Adults

July 16, July 30, August 13, 1 PM ET Understanding our SEL begins with the adults. It is essential that leaders understand and develop their own social and emotional competencies because of their influence on the overall environment. This summer webinar series will dive into the reports that support SEL in afterschool, offer tips for… Read more »

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Celebrate the 20th annual Lights On Afterschool October 24, 2019!

Launched in October 2000, Lights On Afterschool is the only nationwide event celebrating afterschool programs and their important role in the lives of children, families and communities. The effort has become a hallmark of the afterschool movement and generates media coverage across the country each year. The Afterschool Alliance organizes Lights On Afterschool to draw attention to the many ways afterschool… Read more »

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