Ongoing since 2015

Project Directors: Ellen S. Gannett, M.Ed.
Funder: The Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Care

The National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) in partnership with Education Development Center, Inc., the National Summer Learning Association, and Walter R. McDonald Associates will form and operate the National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE)

The National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) in partnership with Education Development Center, Inc., the National Summer Learning Association, and Walter R. McDonald Associates will form and operate the National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE). The NCASE will support out-of-school-time and summer programs to expand learning opportunities for school-age children. NIOST will develop and disseminate research-informed resources and provide training and technical assistance to states, territories, tribes, and community partners to support expanded access to and supply of high-quality afterschool and summer programs that foster children’s development and learning, especially for low-income children and families.