Welcome to Michigan AfterSchool Association new online training classes!

Michigan AfterSchool Association invites you to participate in our newly developed online OST classes Learning Network. Members will have access to free online training courses and recorded webinars. Members will also have the option to purchase individual courses that consist of 72hours of Michigan Approved Training Credit.  These training courses adhere to the national core competencies and count toward Michigan training hours, and are eligible for Continuing Education Credit.  These courses are listed as the School Age Certificate Series courses.

Your subscription gives you:

  • 24-hour access to free online classes and recorded webinars
  • Additional Michigan Registry Credit classes are just $15 each, or unlimited access for just $75 annually
  • Certificates generated for every class that you successfully complete
  • A transcript developed specifically for you!!
  • Groups of 10 or more are eligible for volume discounts

 

  • Why take courses through the Michigan AfterSchool Association Learning Network?Simple: data shows that professional development improves OOST professionals’ level of care and enhances student outcomes:

NEW for 2019! All courses are designed to be taken on any device, including cell phones, tablets, and PCs, so you can access needed professional development anytime, anywhere!

Sign up today! The Learning Network Platform is online now:

MAA Members: Free access, with the ability to purchase MI certified training courses

Non-MAA Members (12-month access) $75

Each Learning Network participant will have their own login, as courses taken work toward CE (continuing education) credits for individuals.

Register 

Send us an email at info@miafterschoolassociation.org or call our office at 269-337-0707

MAA Learning Network Course Offerings

Download the course catalog with descriptions of each of the 36 courses: Child Care Complete Course Catalog

 

Exploring the Continuum of Developmental Tasks of School-Age Children from 5 to 12

Exploring Four Areas of School-Age Development: Physical Development

Exploring Four Areas of School-Age Development: Social Development

Exploring Four Areas of School-Age Development: Cognitive Development

Exploring Four Areas of School-Age Development: Emotional Development

Exploring Developmental Needs and Characteristics: Age Group 5 to 7

Exploring Developmental Needs and Characteristics: Age Group 8 to 10

Exploring Developmental Needs and Characteristics: Age Group 11 to 12

Exploring Individual Differences in School-Age Children: Implications for Programming

Guiding School-Age Children in Groups: Supervision and Boundaries

Guiding School-Age Children in Groups: MAPs and DDADA

Guiding the Behavior of Individual Children

Observation Skills: What’s Going on Here?

Human Relations Skill Development: Good Communication Skills

Human Relations Skill Development: Cultivating Communication Skills

Human Relations Skill Development: Team Building Skills and Strategies

School-Age Care as a Family Service: Emphasis on Relationship Building

School-Age Care as a Family Service: Emphasis on Planning Opportunities for Family Involvement

Building Relationships with School Personnel

Growing as a Professional in School-Age Programs: Professionalism in School-Age Programs

Growing as a Professional in School-Age Programs: Opportunities for Professional Development

Creating and Maintaining Safe School-Age Environments

Creating and Maintaining Healthy School-Age Environments

Designing Effective Indoor Play and Learning Environments for School-Age Programs

Developing and Implementing Effective Indoor Interest Areas

Developing Effective Outdoor Environments and Interest Areas: Assessing Space and Planning Activities

Developing Effective Outdoor Environments and Interest Areas: Moving Indoor Interest Areas Outside

Exploring Effective Schedules, Diverse Activity Formats, Planning Tools, and Staff Roles

Involving School-Age Children in Activity Planning and Implementation

Developing Activities That Encourage Creativity and Cognitive Development

Creating Successful Clubs, Special Events, and Field Trips in School-Age Programs

Developing Activities That Support Character Development and Promote Social Interaction

Providing Homework Support: Developing a Homework Support Program

Providing Homework Support: Types of Homework Support

Helping Children with ADD Succeed In School-Age Programs: Characteristics and Needs of Children

Helping Children with ADD Succeed In School-Age Programs: Strategies and Techniques for Staff

Growing as a Professional: Health and Stress Management: Nurturing and Maintaining Good Health

Growing as a Professional: Health and Stress Management: Strategies for Coping with Stress

Human Relations Skill Development: Focus on Leadership Styles and Conflict Management: Leadership Styles

Human Relations Skill Development: Focus on Leadership Styles and Conflict Management: Managing Conflict

Exploring Ethics in School-Age Care: Focus on a Professional Code of Ethics

Commitment to Quality in School-Age Programs

Making Plans and Developing Policies

Creating and Managing Budgets in School-Age Programs

The Six Ps of Marketing School-Age Programs

Current Trends and Issues in Out-of-School Time Programs: Needs & Benefits

Current Trends and Issues in Out-of-School Time Programs: Funding & Support

Current Trends and Issues in Out-of-School Time Programs: Growth & Change

Youth Development Trends: Focus on Older Youth: Developmental Needs

Youth Development Trends: Focus on Older Youth: Programming Approaches

Creating Community Collaborations

Observing Children in School-Age Programs

Sharing Information with Parents and Other Professionals: Communication Tools

Sharing Information with Parents and Other Professionals: Policies & Conferences

 

 

 

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