Afterschool and Community Programs
Afterschool and community programs can offer kids opportunities to develop their interests and skills in a more relaxed environment. Learn more about what makes a high-quality program and how organizations — including family literacy programs, tutoring programs and other community-based efforts — can support reading and literacy. Our Tutoring and Volunteering section has information for those interested in giving their time.
Featured partner: National Center for Summer Learning
Our PBS Series:
Launching Young Readers
Find out how to help young readers learn to decode individual words accurately and quickly.
Explore ways to create a literacy-rich summer for kids, including struggling learners.
Professional Development Webcasts
Listen, watch, and learn from top experts in these engaging roundtable discussions. Each webcast features a 60–minute video as well as recommended readings and suggested discussion questions.