The Florida Afterschool Network advocates for the enhancement and sustainability of out-of-school time (OST) programs and policies and equips the OST community with resources to improve program quality, build capacity, and implement innovative practices.
All children and youth in Florida have access to affordable, available, high-quality out-of-school time opportunities to foster their success in school and beyond.
FAN Strategic Goals
- PROMOTE QUALITY standards and best practices for OST programs that inform program decisions through training and technical assistance.
- COLLABORATE with public and private partners to share high-quality and innovative resources with OST programs to accelerate learning and youth development.
- ADVOCATE for policies and funding to expand the availability and accessibility of OST programs, as well as elevate public awareness on the benefits of those programs.
- ENGAGE direct service providers to ensure our efforts are representative and effective for those serving children, youth, and families every day.