For Immediate Release: November 17, 2020 Katie Jacob, Director of Communications Prime Time Palm Beach CountyKjacob@primetimepbc.org(561)732-8066www.primetimepbc.org Julie Houston Trieste, Media Relations Specialist School District of Palm Beach CountyNews@palmbeachschools.org(561) 357-1114www.palmbeachschools.org Palm Beach County Schools and Afterschool Programs Included in National Report Offer Early Lessons on Implementing Social and Emotional Learning Supports for Students Developing adult capacity, creating shared vision,…

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November 4, 2020 Katie Jacob, Director of Communications Prime Time Palm Beach County (561) 732-8066   kjacob@primetimepbc.org   Boynton Beach, Florida – Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been awarded three grants totaling $7.28 million from the Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County. Prime Time will use these funds to provide trainings, coaching and supports to out-of-school time programs and…

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Young Singers of the Palm Beaches, a Prime Time expanded learning opportunity, recently visited North Grade Elementary Afterschool Program virtually with Melanie Seewaldt de Langhoff. Youth in the choir are engaged in multimedia education of international traditions, as well as voice and percussion study. Youth are connected (pictured above) for a “live” virtual learning module…

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Katie Jacob, Director of Communications Prime Time Palm Beach County (561) 732-8066  kjacob@primetimepbc.org   Boynton Beach, FL – On October 22, 2020, Prime Time Palm Beach County, a 20-year local nonprofit that supported more than 200 afterschool programs and 30,000 children and youth in 2018-2019, joins more than 8,000 Americans who will call attention to Lights On Afterschool, a nationwide event, organized by the Afterschool Alliance. Through a dedicated webpage and social media awareness, Prime…

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This summer, the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County, a Prime Time partner, put together 1,500 Brain Food literacy kits through its Read! Lead! Succeed! and Stories & STEM programs. The screen-free packets provided children with books and supplies for engaging experiences in social emotional learning (SEL) or science, technology, engineering or math (STEM).  Packets were distributed through…

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A growing consensus of researchers has found that ongoing professional development is more effective than traditional one-time trainings.* In order to give out-of-school time (OST) practitioners time to learn, practice and reflect on new youth development strategies, Prime Time is revising its a training calendar to reflect  a greater amount of series-based trainings beginning September 2020.  Through a series of three online training sessions, a community of practice with peers, and coaching/support sessions, OST staff…

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Written by Boys and Girls Club of Palm Beach County Club families who benefit from Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County’s food programs can expect an added bonus. Since March, Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County has handed out more than half a million meals to children and a week’s worth…

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As online learning increases globally in response to school closures and COVID-19 disruptions, families, afterschool and summer programs need help from our community more than ever. With the support of the Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County, Prime Time Palm Beach County, an out-of-school time (OST) intermediary that connects afterschool and summer programs to a menu…

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Starting Monday, July 6, 2020, National Summer Learning Week begins and Prime Time Palm Beach County is celebrating! National Summer Learning Week is a celebration dedicated to elevating the importance of keeping children and youth safe, learning, and healthy every summer, ensuring they return to school ready to succeed. Prime Time wants to make sure this summer that all children and youth have the resources and supports they…

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With COVID-19 causing widespread disruptions in our everyday lives, children across the country are being given alternate online resources to do in their new spare time (i.e. virtual summer camp). As we enter into summer and children and youth have more down time than ever before, its critical for parents and caregivers to ensure their…

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