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1 1 Highlights Highlights

2 2 4-H Afterschool Team 4-H Afterschool Team Past 4-H Afterschool Team Chairs Past 4-H Afterschool Team Chairs –Gloria Fauerbach, Iron County –Paula Huff, Oconto County –Kathi Vos, State 4-H Staff Past team members Past team members –Denise Retzleff, Fond du Lac County –Joan Wimme & Sarah Wilcox, Douglas County –Meg Dallapiazza, Florence County –Jenny Holm, LaCrosse County –Marie Ritscher, Pepin Count  And many others who are no longer with 4-H

3 3 Growth! Growth! –1,965 youth –79 4-H Afterschool Clubs –2,972 youth –114 4H Afterschool Clubs < 1,007 or 66%! < 1,007 or 66%!

4 4 History History –4-H Curriculum Committee identified need … … –4-H Afterschool Team responded –May 29, 2007 “decided to sunset” … (3 year Mott grant) … (3 year Mott grant) –Wisconsin Afterschool Network converged for a common cause! 2008 ???? 2008 ????

5 5 What is ?

6 6 The Wisconsin Afterschool Network (WAN) is a public/private partnership of local and state organizations that helps: The Wisconsin Afterschool Network (WAN) is a public/private partnership of local and state organizations that helps: –Keep kids safe –Inspire them to learn –Help working families.

7 7 ~Vision ~ All Wisconsin school age children and youth have the opportunity to attend a high quality afterschool program.

8 8 ~Mission~ To support schools and community partners in delivering high quality afterschool programs to diverse school age children and youth that increase academic achievement, enhance youth development and encourage family involvement. To support schools and community partners in delivering high quality afterschool programs to diverse school age children and youth that increase academic achievement, enhance youth development and encourage family involvement.

9 9 Partnership Goal Partnership Goal –Create a sustainable structure of statewide, regional, local and school-community partnerships focused on supporting high quality afterschool programs and influencing policy development. Policy Goal Policy Goal –Support the development and growth of statewide policies to secure resources needed to sustain new and existing afterschool programs. Program Quality Goal Program Quality Goal – Support statewide systems to ensure programs are of high quality.

10 10 4-H Partnership Highlights 4-H Partnership Highlights National 4-H Afterschool National 4-H Afterschool –7 Resource Guides –FREE on Webpage  –Monthly State Contact Phone Conferences – Kathi Vos –2007 NAE4-HA Preconference in Atlanta  Annette Bjorklund, Joan Wimme, Sarah Wilcox & Kathi Vos presenting Wisconsin AfterSchool Association Wisconsin AfterSchool Association –4-H board & agency membership –April 11-12, 2007 conference in Appleton  Call for presenters,

11 11 4-H Partnership Highlights 4-H Partnership Highlights 21 st Community Learning Centers 21 st Community Learning Centers –NOW = 116 Centers in 41 school districts  Milwaukee County = 21 st Street Elementary site  4-H Afterschool = enrichment & training Wisconsin Afterschool Network Wisconsin Afterschool Network –487 on WAN list-serve –Launched W, SE, NE WAN Regional Networks –Need to connect local networks

12 12 Funding Highlights Funding Highlights Since 2004 = $262, 450 grants Since 2004 = $262, 450 grants –2007 J.C. Penney Grant  $50,000 to Retzleff, Fond du Lac County for 100 slots  $20,000 to Holm & Matysik, LaCrosse County for 40 slots Funding for staff Funding for staff –CYFAR Programs in Milwaukee & Marathon Counties –4-H AmeriCorps/VISTA –Carrie Hovland, VISTA Leader working with Kathi Vos on WAN Regional Network development

13 13 4-H Policy Highlights 4-H Policy Highlights MetLife Grant on “Building Partners and Advocates for Afterschool” reached 850 partners & gave training funds to: MetLife Grant on “Building Partners and Advocates for Afterschool” reached 850 partners & gave training funds to: –Bonnie Richter & Sara Hladilek, Barron County –Jim Winkler, Oneida County –Deb Moellendorf, Lincoln County –Jean Berger, Marathon County –Ellen Andrews, Outagamie County –Judy Kennedy, Juneau County –Deb Jones & Wendy Libert, Jackson County –Denise Retzleff, Fond du Lac County –Sally Bowers, Dane County –Andrea Grant, Kenosha County –Tracy Strother, Racine County WAN budget request for $5 million for Afterschool grants WAN budget request for $5 million for Afterschool grants

14 14 4-H Program Quality 2004 – WI 4-H Afterschool in a all 4-H Agent District Meetings 2004 – WI 4-H Afterschool in a all 4-H Agent District Meetings 2004 – Creating 4-H Learning Experiences I 2004 – Creating 4-H Learning Experiences I – four regional Train the Trainer workshops reaching Creating 4-H Learning Experiences II Creating 4-H Learning Experiences II –four regional Train the Trainer workshops reaching WAN Training funds to: 2006 WAN Training funds to: –Sally Bowers, Dane County –Denise Retzleff, Fond du Lac & Waukesha County –Andrea Grant, Kenosha County –Deb Moellendorf, Lincoln County –Ellen Andrews, Outagamie County –Lori Laberee, Sawyer County –Annette Bjorklund, Washburn County 2006 & 2007 – Creating 4-H Learning Experiences D2L online course 2006 & 2007 – Creating 4-H Learning Experiences D2L online course 108 activity plans on WI 4-H Publication website 108 activity plans on WI 4-H Publication website

15 15 How to get involved? What’s in it for me?

16 Afterschool Poll Ways I'd like to connect with Afterschool issues: Get info via Youth Line and 4-H webpages Go to WI 4-H AfterSchool Association Conferences Join WAN List-serve Join a WAN Regional Network Work on WAN Partnership goals Work on WAN Policy goals Work on WAN Program Quality goals Live Meeting Poll Changes directly made to this slide will not be displayed in Live Meeting. Edit this slide by selecting Properties in the Live Meeting Presentation menu.

17 17 Our Common Cause = Kids! Our Common Cause = Kids!


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