Million Girls Moonshot

The Mississippi Statewide Afterschool Network is delighted to participate in the Million Girls Moonshot initiative, dedicated to motivating and equipping the upcoming generation of innovators. The Million Girls Moonshot aims not only to empower girls to see themselves as future innovators but also to enhance the standard of out-of-school STEM learning for all youth, with a special focus on underserved and underrepresented communities.

Great Women in Engineering History

Great Women in Engineering History

Great Women in Engineering History - Long before women engineers were considered something special, some amazing women were doing great things to pave the way. Although their contributions are sometimes unrecognized, women with a little ingenuity have always had the...

ACRES Upcoming Cohorts

ACRES Upcoming Cohorts

ACRES is a nationally acclaimed coaching program that builds knowledge and skills so after school educators, librarians and anyone who works with youth in out-of-school settings can confidently facilitate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) experiences...

Upcoming PEAR Trainings

Upcoming PEAR Trainings

PEAR staff provides ongoing technical assistance, quarterly data reports, and online data management support for all DoS observers for two years post-certification.   DOS Program Planning Tool Training The DoS-PPT is a free resource for facilitators of...

Featured Webinars – June 2022

Featured Webinars – June 2022

Engineering Mindsets - Math Webinar Recording: The M in STEM: Making Math Meaningful Role Models and Mentors as an Equity Strategy Role Models Matters Training for STEM Volunteers Ready to train volunteers and role models in your Network, school, or Afterschool...

Transformative Practices – June 2022

Transformative Practices – June 2022

Equity and Inclusion We Rep STEM - STEM Profile - Joy James - We’ve said it time and again: Representation matters. That’s especially true for children, whose perceptions of the world are based, in part, on the things they see. When Joy James set out to write her...

Mizzen By Mott – June 2022 Featured Activities & Playlists

Mizzen By Mott – June 2022 Featured Activities & Playlists

The Mizzen By Mott app delivers inspiring and engaging activities that spark learning in young people. Supported by the Mott Foundation, Mizzen is available at no cost to afterschool professionals! Encourage partners to download the Mizzen By Mott app to access STEM ...

IF/THEN Ambassador – Dr. Ritu Raman

IF/THEN Ambassador – Dr. Ritu Raman

PERSONAL STATEMENT Hi, my name is Ritu Raman, and I’m the proud daughter of two amazing engineers. My firstmemories are of growing up in Kenya, watching my parents build communication towers in rural villages. We would travel to these villages every weekend and I...

IF/THEN Ambassador – Sam Wynns

IF/THEN Ambassador – Sam Wynns

PERSONAL STATEMENT Hi! My name’s Sam Wynns, and I am an explorer by heart. I grew up with the ultimate backyard - Yellowstone National Park where I spent my summers exploring its majesty and wildness. Out in nature, I felt simultaneously at peace and awestruck by what...

The Mississippi Statewide 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. 

Mississippi has hundreds of afterschool and summer learning programs across the state for children and families. Use this map to find a program in your area.

Mississippi has hundreds of afterschool and summer learning programs across the state for children and families. Use this map to find a program in your area.