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21st Century Community Learning Centers

Trainings To Go

Trainings to Go are 75 minute long training plans that include a PowerPoint, handouts, and training guides. Click the trainings to get tips on how to customize professional development plans to fit different staff needs, training time frames, and training goals.

Five Components of Reading

Understand the five key areas that were most effective in teaching children to read: Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension. Support staff in planning engaging reading activities and projects to develop the skills of all readers.

Literacy Standards

Understand the “why” and “what” of supporting rigorous college and career readiness standards. Gain strategies for integrating these standards into programming.

The Writing Process

Understand the types of writing students need to know and be able to produce and activities that will make writing more engaging and accessible to students. Train staff with easy-to-implement strategies for incorporating writing into programming.

My Notebook


The Notebook is a useful way to jot down notes as you go through the various topics available on the You For Youth website. If you'd like to use the notebook, please sign in if you already have an account or register now to join the Y4Y community!