When it comes to your child's education, making the right 'school choice' can be a pivotal decision. We have been alongside our students’ learning journeys from Pre-K and now to 8th grade where we must say goodbye as they graduate on to high school, but we still care about where they go from here! For many of our Central Indiana parents of 7th and 8th-grade students, the process of selecting a … [Read more...] about Navigating School Choice: Selecting the Right High School
It's a fact - digital interactions sometimes overshadow face-to-face connections in the 2020s. That doesn't mean it can't be a tool for building meaningful relationships. This is especially true for mentoring collaborations across generations. The role of mentors has evolved beyond providing guidance. These leaders understand and help navigate unique challenges young people face. They also help … [Read more...] about Walking the Walk: What Mentoring Youth in 2024 Means
The unfolding story of Dr. Burnette’s departure as Newfield’s CEO, after only 14 months, is garnering overwhelming interest across the community. Most longtime leaders in the non-profit sector have been through public relations crises, and it’s never easy, especially when it is a top news story. Even when it’s not you or your organization under fire, the risk is always there. Much of the … [Read more...] about Board Governance Can Make or Break a Non-Profit
“Our task, regarding creativity, is to help children climb their own mountains, as high as possible. No one can do more.” - Loris Malaguzzi Children are naturally curious, experimental, and usually all too willing to get their hands in some paint, and as their parents, teachers, and program leaders, we sometimes assume that the best way to encourage a student’s creativity is simply to get out … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Promote Youth Creativity
On October 26, schools from coast to coast will joyously light up for the Lights on Afterschool movement that celebrates the boundless learning avenues that the future holds for students beyond the traditional school day. AYS programs will stand out as a beacon among memorable celebrations across Indiana. 1,000+ students will navigate through immersive stations geared toward STEM learning. Each … [Read more...] about We Grow Better with the Lights On!