Out-of-School Time Professional Development Series

As part of our commitment to high-quality programs, MeckEd offers professional development opportunities to our partners. Our professional development offers opportunities for program assessment, feedback, and coaching.  In addition, we offer year-round trainings and workshops.  Lastly, we connect partners in our network to allow for peer knowledge exchange.


Programs that attend ALL EIGHT sessions and present at Capstone will receive the following:

  • $1,000 of seed funding to advance ideas learned in the PD sessions 

  • Recognition on OST Locator 

  • Certificate of completion

  • Access to exclusive PD resources and materials

  • Additional support and capacity building


All sessions are from 9:30am-11:30am at the Carole Hoefener Center (615 E 6th Street, Room D) unless otherwise specified. Below is this year's schedule. To find out more and attend a session, please click "Register Now!" To see how the sessions are aligned to our Quality Standards, please click here


Parking: Attendees may park either in any unmarked and available parking spaces in the Carole Hoefener Center parking lot (very limited space), the free parking spots labeled "CHA" in the parking lot across from the Carole Hoefener Center (towards the back of the parking lot which is on the corner of E 6th St & N Alexander St), or the free grassy lot on the other side of the Carole Hoefener Center (at the corner of E 7th St & N Myers St).

9/9/19 - MISSION MATTERS: Building The Foundation For Team and Program Success (QS 1)

10/14/19 - HARNESSING LIGHTNING:  Staff and Volunteer Training Comes Alive  (QSI 2)

11/4/19 - TEACHING TOLERANCE:  Facilitating Dialogue of Diversity and Difference (QSI 3)

12/9/19 - WRANGLING CATS:  Sustaining Supportive Relationships In Our Program  (QSI 4)

1/13/20 - MIST TO MOVEMENT:  Facilitating Interactive Group Experiences (QSI 5)

2/3/20 - BEYOND BASKETBALL:  Designing A Dynamic Program (QSI 6)                                             

3/9/20 - WEAVING THE WEB:  Working In Community and Family Partnerships (QSI 7)

4/6/20 - MEASURING THE MAGIC:  Innovative & Engaging Evaluation Tools (QSI 8)

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