Afterschool Practitioner Training (Self-Paced)
Afterschool Practitioner is a training designed to heighten a practitioner’s
insight into their own professional development. It infuses facets of job
satisfaction with professional development planning. By reflecting on
individual strengths and areas of growth, an afterschool practitioner is
challenged to create a plan for professional development by using the Core
Competencies for Afterschool Practitioners as a guide.
October 19, 2020 - October 25, 2020
Core Competencies Addressed
Core Knowledge Area – Professional
Development and Leadership:
7.A: Demonstrate professionalism and uphold ethical standards and other
professional guidelines in the field – Entry Level, Level 1 and 2.
7.B: Integrate reflective practices and critical perspectives on personal
performance, including goal setting – Entry Level, Level 1 and 2.
7.C: Engage in continuous learning and improvement through involvement in
professional development, advocacy and leadership
opportunities – Entry Level, Level 1 and 2.
a. Recall the facets of job satisfaction and explain how to relate the facets
to their current practice in OST.
b. Identify growth opportunities and set meaningful goals using the Core
Competencies for afterschool practitioners as a self-assessment tool.
c. Produce relevant professional development goals using the S.M.A.R.T. goal