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Conference Materials

September 22 - September 24, 2021

Holiday Inn located at 4800 Merle Hay Road in Urbandale, Iowa

Please note that the Team Building and Staff Conflict, AmeriCorps and Afterschool Partnerships, and the Book Club Society presentations were cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control. We hope to have these presenters join us for future webinars and/or trainings.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Creating Action Plans

Josh Ehn, Oelwein Community School District

Creating Action Plans Template


Together We RISE: Building Pathways of Resilience, Hope and Well-Being

Jennie Null, Meraki Institute at Tanager Place 

Tanager Place Meraki Institute: Together We RISE handouts


Implementing Project Based Learning with Y4Y

Jenn Conner and Yana List, You 4 Youth

Implementing Project Based Learning

Additional Y4Y materials can be found

Lunch Presentation: American After 3pm Data

Presented by Matt Ohman, SHIP

Iowa AA3pm Power Point

Building Diverse Communities Through Health and Wellness Programs

Dylan DeClerk and Melissa Clarke-Wharff, Can Play

Can Play: Building Diverse Communities Power Point


Launch into STEM with the Millions Girls Moonshot

Emilee Harris, Iowa Afterschool Alliance

IAA – Launch into STEM with MGM Power Point


Developing Strategic Partnerships with Y4Y

Jenn Conner and Yana List, You 4 Youth

Developing Strategic Partnerships with Y4Y

Additional Y4Y materials can be found here:

Service Learning 101+ Assessing Your Service Learning Capacity

Crystal Hall, Iowa Afterschool Alliance

Service Learning Power Point
Volunteer or Service Learning Cards

Semester of Service Toolkit

Engage – Elementary

Engage – Middle School

Engage – High School
NYLC Rubric

IAA Self-Assessment Rubric

Farm to Butter: STEM and Literacy Through Agriculture

Cathryn Carney, Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation

Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation: Farm to Butter Power Point


Help! I Have to Fill the Next 10-15 Minutes!

Gail Castillo and Earl McAlexander, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, 4-H

ISU Extension and Outreach Power Point


Creating a Positive Learning Environment with Y4Y

Jenn Conner and Yana List, You 4 Youth

Creating Positive Learning Environments

Additional Y4Y materials can be found here:


Understanding Mindsets

Stacey Kimberlin, CultureALL

No handouts or materials

How to Build Your Bench of Employees

Julie Fugenschuh, Project Iowa and Megan Bogdan, YouthPort

No handouts or materials

Practices and Procedures for Including Students with Disabilities

Jenn Conner and Yana List, You 4 Youth

Practices and Procedures Including Students with Disabilities

Additional Y4Y materials can be found here:


Friday, September 24, 2021

New GPRA Measures for 21st Century Grantees: Offering Tools and Supports

Kaitlin Schmidt, Evaluation Committee Chair, St. Mark Youth Enrichment

21CCLC Evaluation Committee Power Point

21CCLC Evaluation Committee Spreadsheet

Building Strong Partnerships through Community Partnerships

Oakridge Neighborhood Services

Oakridge Neighborhood Services Power Point


Boosting Engagement in the 21st Century: Using Digital Communications to Support your Program

Emilee Harris, Iowa Afterschool Alliance

IAA – Boosting Engagement in the 21st Century Power Point


Afterschool Enrichment that Produces Strong Social and Academic Performance in K-12

Kranto Education Alliance, Webster and Claire Kranto

To learn more, contact them at:


Sustainability: How State and Local Entities and Fundraising Efforts Can Be a Part of Your Plan

Panel Presentation:Ryan Page with the Iowa Department of Human Services, Lindsey Ritter with Child Care Resource & Referral, Nicole Schleif Sinn with Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa, and Nicole Mann with Scott County Decat

Guided Facilitation Questions


Pick Vic’s Brain: Q&A with Vic Jaras

Vic Jaras, Iowa Department of Education

Open discussion. To contact Vic with your questions, please email him at Vic Jaras


Defining and Implementing Family Engagement at Your Out-of-School Time Site

Shaney Ford, Family Engagement Committee Chair, Davenport Community Schools

21CCLC Family Engagement Power Point

21CCLC Family Engagement List of Family Activities


Achievement Unlocked: WIOA Youth Career Readiness and Training Services

Panel Presentation: WIOA Members

WIOA Power Point
WIOA Contact List

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