ACRES is a free nationally acclaimed coaching program that builds knowledge and skills so afterschool educators, librarians and anyone who works with youth in out-of-school settings can confidently facilitate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) experiences for youth.
Learning from Research and Practice, May 5-12
COVID, Equity & Social Justice, May 11-18
The heart of the ACRES model involves afterschool educators coming together virtually to share videos of their own interactions with youth. Groups of 4-8 educators meet virtually for workshops, then record their own work with youth, which will be discussed during the next workshop with their peers and an experienced coach. The model recognizes that educators learn best by watching themselves and each other as they practice new skills in a safe setting with a skilled coach.
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