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Staffing Toolkit for Out-of-School Time Learning Programs

Teachers are experiencing more burnout and job dissatisfaction than ever before, and many are leaving the profession entirely.  This is causing challenges for many out-of-school time (OST) providers when hiring staff for their programs.  By planning in advance, OST providers can help alleviate stressors that educators have experienced over the past two years and attract new talent for their programs.  To help OST providers implement evidence-based best practices when planning for hiring and retaining OST program staff, SCRI developed the Staff Recruitment, Hiring, and Retention Guide.  This toolkit includes guidance, tip sheets, planning tools, and sample language for successful OST-program staffing.

About SCRI

The Sperling Center for Research and Innovation (SCRI) is part of BellXcel, a national nonprofit with nearly 30 years’ experience innovating educational solutions rooted in evidence. Drawing on decades of firsthand implementation experience and a culture of continuous improvement, SCRI bridges the research to practice to policy gap, to help partners strengthen goals, implement high-quality practices, expand to reach more young people, and advocate for improved policies.

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