Established in 1989 to promote and achieve literacy in Palm Beach County

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Established in 1989 to promote and achieve literacy in Palm Beach County Annually serves more than 25,000 adults, children, youth and families Distributes 70,000 new books to children. After School Programs 2002-03 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. receives significant funding from the Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County.The Leadership Institutepresented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc.1Established in 1989 to promote and achieve literacy in Palm Beach CountyAnnually serves more than 25,000 adults, children, youth and familiesDistributes 70,000 new books to children

The Leadership Institutepresented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc.After School Programs2002-03Childrens Services Council asked the Literacy Coalition to create a reading program for afterschool settings After School Reads was selected as the program nameThe Leadership Institutepresented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc.

KidzLit was chosen as the curriculum as it was research based and correlated to the Florida Sunshine State Standards for ReadingInitially the program served 7 sites

The Leadership Institutepresented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc.In 2004, After School Reads became an enhancement under Prime Time Palm Beach CountySince then more than 60 afterschool programs have participated in After School Reads

The Leadership Institutepresented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc.The core model includes:training afterschool practitioners in reading strategiesmodeling effective techniquesconducting observationsretraining as neededcreating classroom libraries

The Leadership Institutepresented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc.Evenings are based on the Florida Partnership for Family Involvement in Education model around a common theme and bookSnacks, materials, books, art activities and prizes are given to families attendingNow annually, 15 Family Reading Nights

The Leadership Institutepresented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc.

Since 2010, KidzMath and KidzScience have been added to KidzLit in the After School Reads ProgramAll 3 programs follow the Common Core StandardsThe Leadership Institutepresented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc.In 2011-12 After School Reads served 2,500 children through Family Reading Nights and the training, observations and modeling given to 300 practitioners at 25 sitesMore than 17,000 books were distributed to local afterschool programs

The Leadership Institutepresented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc.

In 2011, Prime Time asked the Literacy Coalition to train staff on how to teach anti-bullying strategies to children using childrens literatureTurning Bullies into Buddies was developed and now serves 16 sites with a dynamic literature based curriculumThe Leadership Institutepresented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc.In 2012, After School Reads and Turning Bullies into Buddies transitioned from being enhancements to being Expanded Learning Opportunities

The Leadership Institutepresented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc.Thank you for your interest in literacy!

The Leadership Institutepresented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc.

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