Congratulations to Nicole Childs, a school teacher and afterschool practitioner at Watson B Duncan Middle School, for being nominated and one of four finalists for the 36th Annual Dwyer Awards in the Career Education category. Nicole, has been working in afterschool for more than 10 years. After completing her Bachelor’s Degree through Prime Time’s Education…

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Contact:  Katie Jacob, Communications Manager Prime Time Palm Beach County 561-732-8066 kjacob@primetimepbc.org    Boynton Beach, FL – The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded Prime Time Palm Beach County the prestigious accredited provider designation. Commencing this month, Prime Time will offer out-of-school time practitioners in Palm Beach County IACET Continuing Educations Units…

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Written by Nicole Tarsia, Professional Development Scholarship and Incentives Specialist , Prime Time Palm Beach County After 12 years of working at Prime Time, my passion for professionalizing the out-of-school time (OST) field grows. Each year, my greatest reward is seeing afterschool practitioners advance as professionals and continue their education in the youth development field. Children…

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Written by Patrick Freeland, Quality Improvement Manager, Prime Time Palm Beach County Lesson plans can play a vital role in an afterschool program’s efforts to provide intentional opportunities for high quality programming.  Often times, afterschool practitioners have less time than needed for developing lesson plans and infusing them into activities, while some are able to…

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Written by Elisa Moro, Career Advisor & Registry Coach, Prime Time Palm Beach County Joeniseley Mathurin, afterschool director at Achievement Centers for Children and Families at Pine Grove Elementary School, is now a graduate of Palm Beach State College, earning a Youth Development College Credit Certificate and Associate Degree in Human Services-Youth Development. Joeniseley is continuing…

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by Patricia Sasson, STEAM Specialist, Prime Time Palm Beach County From uncertainty to confidence and from apprehension to ease, out-of-school time staff who enrolled in Prime Time’s STEAM Initiative are implementing activities and lessons in their programs with great success!  Galaxy Elementary E3 Afterschool Enrichment Program was one of nine afterschool programs that took advantage of Prime…

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Written by Elisa Moro, Career Advisor & Registry Coach, Prime Time Palm Beach County Youth Development Specialist at City of Greenacres Youth Programs, Amrita Rampersad, has been working in the out-of-school time field for more than four years and enjoys being able to inspire youth, expand their learning and help them to experience new things…

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Written by Elisa Moro, Career Advisor & Registry Coach, Prime Time Palm Beach County Working with youth is something Katie Wilke has always known she wanted to do. She has been working in the out-of-school time field for five years and loves watching the children grow into amazing people and being able to have a positive…

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