This document highlights Prime Time Palm Beach County’s Quality Improvement System, which is recognized as one promising systemic effort to improve quality in the afterschool field.
Prime Time Palm Beach County
Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. is a non-profit, intermediary organization dedicated to quality school-age afterschool programs. Prime Time offers networking opportunities, training, technical assistance and professional development for the afterschool professional. It also provides a broad and diverse range of program enhancements, a set of quality standards and a system for reaching quality standards through assessment, program improvement plans and resource referrals for youth providers in the county.
Our vision is to be a leader in Palm Beach County and beyond in improving quality afterschool programming and setting the standards for afterschool professionals. As an intermediary organization, Prime Time’s mission is to ensure that afterschool programs are of high quality in terms of delivery, practice and standards
A System That Works: Highlights of Effective Intervention Strategies in a Quality Improvement System
Building a System of High-Quality Partnerships
Once cities have expanded learning systems in place, their quality can always be improved. This paper describes a local effort to implement a quality improvement system in Palm Beach County, Fla. and the positive impact such efforts can have on the enrichment activities community organizations provide to youth.
Generate Some STEAM in Afterschool
In this video, Prime Time Palm Beach County describes partnerships between school-based programs and a local science center. The video highlights Prime Time’s role in supporting frontline staff to deliver high-quality learning experiences after-school.