The South Dakota Afterschool Network works to better our state and its communities by connecting providers, parents and policymakers with proven tools and resources to increase the quality of and access to out-of-school time programming for K-12 children and youth.

Afterschool is a lifeline that keeps youth safe, helps kids learn and grow, and provides parents the ability to work without worry. While South Dakota is home to more than 300 afterschool programs, the demand for programs exceeds available spaces. In fact, 1 in 3 South Dakota children (34 percent) who are not in an afterschool program would be enrolled if it were available. That’s more than 42,000 children who are missing out on opportunities to participate in programming that supports their development academically, socially and economically.

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Afterschool can provide valuable opportunities for students to explore STEM, and we are here to help your program succeed in STEM Learning! From webinars and trainings to our signature TMC Trailers that bring turnkey STEM activities to your doorstep, our diverse collection of resources meets you and your students where you are and provides the support you need to deliver quality programming to your students at any age. 

The South Dakota Afterschool Network wanted to create a mapping tool to better understand the landscape of afterschool and summer programs available for children and families. From the initial launch of the new mapping tool, we have identified some startling findings.

2022 Impact Report

Creating Impact Across the State

South Dakota Afterschool Network has seen a great deal of change over the last year.
With change has come growth, opportunity and success.
Take a moment to celebrate with us the success we have found throughout the year and
let us share with you our goals for the future.
Each day is a new opportunity for a successful outcome for the youth of our state.
We’re committed to continue supporting the hundreds of quality programs across the
state who share that mission.
Scroll our Impact Report below or CLICK HERE for a flipbook version.

 

 

 

 

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