School: After Hours

J. Lee

J. Lee

The School: After Hours podcast is a bi-weekly show that tackles significant topics related to OST and Youth Development programming. Professionals, parents, and youth from all areas of the OST (Out-of-School-Time) spectrum discuss everything from overcoming challenges to youth perspective to mental health; and much more. So join us every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month to see what we are going to talk about next.
SE 3 EP 13: Active Learning Through Physical Fitness feat. Stacy Baugues
May 16, 2023x
13
00:41:4928.77 MB

SE 3 EP 13: Active Learning Through Physical Fitness feat. Stacy Baugues

Get ready to be inspired and empowered! Join us for a conversation with Stacy Baugues (CEO of Power Up Fitness) as she shares her journey into out-of-school time programming and how she came up with the game-changing concept of Power Up Fitness. We're excited to share some of the awesome games from her curriculum, as well as the exciting ways she's adapting to the needs of today's programming. Let's power up and get into this interview! Guest(s) Bio Stacy Baugues, MS, is a pediatric exercise physiologist and founder of PowerUp Fitness, an organization that empowers youth through fitness, education, and fun. Stacy has been at the intersection of education, out-of-school time, and wellness since 2006. She has diverse leadership experience building cross-sector teams to s...

SE 3 EP 12: United States of Education: Then and Now - Live from BOOST Conference feat. Alexis Steines and Ben Trentelman
April 30, 2023x
12
00:57:1039.3 MB

SE 3 EP 12: United States of Education: Then and Now - Live from BOOST Conference feat. Alexis Steines and Ben Trentelman

Are you ready to experience the excitement of a live podcast recording? Join us at the BOOST Conference where we hosted our 1st live event that you won't want to miss. Our guests Alexis Steines (VP of Field Outreat at Afterschool Alliance) and Ben Trentelman (Executive Director at Utah Afterschool Network) chat with us about... the struggles OST programs face coming out of the pandemic addressing the needs of schools, students, and families with limited resources  advocating for program and student needs  and so much more This podcast recording was an interactive experience that allowed the audience to ask questions and engage with our panelists in real-time. After listening to this episode, I hope you feel inspired and motivated to continue to do great work with young people. So wha...

SE 3 EP 11: Getting Conference Ready feat. Guest Host - C. Lee
April 21, 2023x
11
00:38:4826.69 MB

SE 3 EP 11: Getting Conference Ready feat. Guest Host - C. Lee

From interviewer to interviewee! It's my turn in the guest chair on my own show, and I couldn't be more thrilled! My husband is grilling me on all things BOOST Conference - from panelist picks to prepping tips. Get ready to discover the inside scoop, and join us live on Instagram for BOOST Conference!  #BOOSTConference #IntervieweeForTheDay #ExcitedVibes" Connect With Us Website: www.schoolafterhours.net Facebook - @schoolafterhours Instagram - @schoolafterhours LinkedIn - school-after-hours-podcast

SE 3 EP 10: School Boards - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly feat. AJ Crabill
March 28, 202300:57:3639.6 MB

SE 3 EP 10: School Boards - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly feat. AJ Crabill

School Boards! School boards are a major part of our national conversation right now but many people aren't even familiar with the kind of power, authority, and effect they have on school policies, budgets, student outcomes, and more. Today we're going to explore this together. In this episode, AJ Crabill (School Board Coach) talks with us about the areas where school boards fall short and how they can improve to better serve their communities. He also talks about his new book, Great On Their Behalf: Why School Boards Fail, How Yours Can Become Effective ”. Guest Bio Improving student outcomes is Airick Journey Crabill’s relentless focus. He currently serves as the Conservator at DeSoto, Texas, Independent School District. During his guidance, DeSoto made double-digit literacy g...

SE 3 EP 9: The Do's and Don'ts of Writing a Grant Proposal feat. Shavon Dotson
February 27, 202300:42:4029.34 MB

SE 3 EP 9: The Do's and Don'ts of Writing a Grant Proposal feat. Shavon Dotson

In this episode, we talk with grant collaborator Shavon Dotson about how to write a slam-dunk grant proposal.  In this conversation, we talk about:  The importance of knowing the grant requirements before you apply Creating a realistic budget for program expenses (ie. professional development, curriculum, supplies, salaries, etc.)  The power of proofreading and so much more Join the conversation and let us know what you think! Also, School: After Hours Podcast online shop opens TODAY ! Click the link below to check out our store. All proceeds will go to supporting the show. Online Shop Afterschool Culture   Connect With Us Website: www.schoolafterhours.net Facebook - @schoolafterhours Instagram - @schoolafterhours LinkedIn - school-after-hours-podcast

SE 3 EP 8: Standing In The Gap feat. Christine Jones Monaccio
February 13, 202300:33:3623.12 MB

SE 3 EP 8: Standing In The Gap feat. Christine Jones Monaccio

The Virginia Partnership for Out-of-School-Time (VPOST), is a statewide public-private partnership committed to developing and expanding academic, social, emotional, and physical supports and services to school-age children and youth in Virginia during out-of-school time hours. In this episode, we talk with Christine Jones Monaccio, the Quality and Professional Development Coordinator of VPOST to discuss: Community involvement in advocating for OST programs needs The increase in OST program funding during the pandemic  VPOST teaming with community partners to extend reach The VPOST Annual Conference Guest Bio Christine Jones Monaccio is the Professional Development and Quality Coordinator for the Virginia Partnership for Out-of-School Time (VPOST). Her primary role is to support out-of-sc...

SE3 EP 7: The Impact of Mentorship feat. R.E.A.L Girlz
January 25, 2023x
7
00:26:5918.58 MB

SE3 EP 7: The Impact of Mentorship feat. R.E.A.L Girlz

In this episode, we are shedding light on the wonderful impact mentoring programs have on our youth and our communities. In recognition of National Mentoring Month, I thought it would be great to have two young people share their experience with mentoring and how it has added to their lives. Our two guests today are high school students from the Richmond area that participate in R.E.A.L Girlz (a character development and leadership program for young girls). Zahbella and La'Nae will share with us how real girls have nurtured their personal growth and how they will use their skills and life experiences to impact the next generation. Guest(s) Bio   La’Nae is a sophomore at Douglas Freeman High School. She participates in various groups like; the Black Student Union, Girl Scouts, and R.E...

SE 3 EP 6: New Year Higher Stakes
January 11, 2023x
6
00:15:0110.36 MB

SE 3 EP 6: New Year Higher Stakes

In this episode, I re-introduce myself to the audience and share how I got started in afterschool programming. Also, I talk about my new business and the podcast being featured at a major afterschool conference in 2023.  Connect With Us Website: www.schoolafterhours.net Facebook - @schoolafterhours Instagram - @schoolafterhours LinkedIn - school-after-hours-podcast

SE 3 EP 5: Empowering Young Entrepreneurs ft. Dr. Sonia Toledo
December 13, 2022x
5
00:37:5126.04 MB

SE 3 EP 5: Empowering Young Entrepreneurs ft. Dr. Sonia Toledo

From camp counselor to founder, Dr. Sonia Toledo shares with us her career journey in afterschool programming and how she started her program, Dignity of Children. Join us as we talk about the impact of her program and how it's empowering youth to explore their entrepreneurial spirit and create positive change in their communities!   Guest Bio Dr. Sonia Toledo is a writer, speaker, researcher, and social entrepreneur passionate about bringing positive change to education. She is the founder & CEO of Dignity of Children, a training and development organization that promotes 21st-century learning. She holds a Ph.D. in education (with a focus on global training & development) and has more than 25 years of experience working in the after-school field. Dr. Toledo is a creator of i...

SE3 EP 4: The Keys to Partnership feat. Keyshawn Phelps & Tony Stanford
November 09, 202200:32:1922.24 MB

SE3 EP 4: The Keys to Partnership feat. Keyshawn Phelps & Tony Stanford

In this episode, we talk about the important aspects of partnership with Keyshawn Phelps and Tony Stanford from The Academy of Goal Achievers. In our last conversation with the founder of The Academy of Goal Achievers, Courtnie McIntosh, she mentioned expanding her program and helping more youth with career and college prep. With much success, The Academy of Goal Achievers has developed new cohorts and we are talking with the gentlemen that were part of that expansion process. We discussed the importance of having aligned goals and values, dividing responsibilities based on the strongest skill set, establishing culture and expectations with the new cohort, and much more. To learn more, hit the play button and enjoy! Related Episodes Episode # 7: Achieving the Goal feat. Courtnie McIntosh ...

SE 3 EP 3: The Growing Pains feat. Curtis & Yolanda Hall
October 11, 202200:53:5237.04 MB

SE 3 EP 3: The Growing Pains feat. Curtis & Yolanda Hall

In this episode returning guests, Curtis and Yolanda Hall, talk to families about using different parenting styles to guide their pre-teens through their teenage years. We talked about: Identifying your parenting style through experience and observation Creating a safe space for the child(ren) to talk about their feelings The power of transparency Consequences vs Punishment and so much more Tune in to the conversation and let us know what you think. Leave us a review on Apple Podcast or Podchaser. Connect With Us Website: www.schoolafterhours.net Facebook - @schoolafterhours Instagram - @schoolafterhours LinkedIn - school-after-hours-podcast

SE 3 EP 2: Incorporating SEL and Restorative Justice Into Your Professional Practice feat. Nathan Houston
September 28, 2022x
2
00:44:5330.87 MB

SE 3 EP 2: Incorporating SEL and Restorative Justice Into Your Professional Practice feat. Nathan Houston

In this episode, Nathan talks with us about his career path in Out-of-School-Time programming and how he was introduced to social emotional learning (SEL) and restorative justice. We also discuss: the importance of building relationships with students to impact program culture how to use SEL and restorative justice practices in your life to model for your students how he came up with the idea for #iAmImpact what healing circles are and the affect they've had on people in his training and so much more Guest Bio Nathan is the Founder of #iAmImpact as well as the Director of Youth Development in charge of training and Program Engagement for Mentor CA. Nathan loves facilitating workshops to help individuals become better and believes in the power of connectedness. Gallup Strengths are:  ...