Lifers: Growing Older, Staying Power, and the Out-of-School Time Field

Date: February 28, 2019 • 12:40 - 1:30 p.m.
Presenters: Elizabeth Starr, M.Ed., Kathryn A. Wheeler, Ed.D., Lisette DeSouza, Ph.D., Kathy Schleyer, M.S., Georgia Hall, Ph.D.
Location: Cheever House, 828 Washington St, Wellesley

Lifers: Growing Older, Staying Power, and the Out-of-School Time Field

In all employment fields, some workers change career paths while others stay in the field for long periods of time. Researchers from the National Institute on Out-of-School Time, a program of the Wellesley Centers for Women, will examine these trends in the afterschool and out-of-school time field during this presentation. They will share findings from a workforce survey focused on out-of-school time professionals and their views on the benefits, challenges, and opportunities for growth within the field. The researchers will also discuss broader employment trends and how workforce training and professional development can promote quality out-of-school time programming.


For those who are unable to attend in person, this program will be streamed live on Facebook and the video will be archived on our website.

This is a program of the Lunchtime Seminar Series at the Wellesley Centers for Women, which is free and open to the public. Tea and coffee will be provided. On-site parking is available at Cheever House (828 Washington St, Wellesley, MA). For accessibility questions, contact Disability Services at Wellesley College.

For questions or to confirm program lineup: wcw@wellesley.edu \ 781.283.2500

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