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2021 21st CCLC Orientation, Evaluation and Data Collection Training

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We're staying virtual!


To serve your needs and accommodate everyone, we will be hosting the conference 100% online again in 2021. Use this page as a resource to learn about the sessions we have planned, to register, and to find other resources from our presenters.

We are excited for you to join us on October 7 and 8.


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EachChild OurFuture

COSA helps afterschool and other out-of-school time programs deliver high-quality programming to the youth and families they serve. This year, they need us more than ever. COSA is here to help you do your best work yet.

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We have lined up a number of presentations, speakers, and keynotes designed to engage and help you and other Ohio's 21st Century programs. Check out our listing of scheduled session, and be sure to check back for additional updates as we get closer to the conference!

Thursday, October 7

8:30-10:00am Opening Session: Welcome + Keynote


10:15-10:45am COSA Regional Meet-Ups


Mandatory Sessions for First Year Grant Program Managers:

10:45am-12:15pm Using ODE Systems for Fiscal Management & Compliance Tool and Monitoring Updates

12:45-2:15pm Expectations for 1st Year Implementation & Intro to COSA


Mandatory Session for Fifth Year Grant Closeout:

2:15-3:00pm Grant Close Out


Professional Development Sessions for Frontline Program Staff:


Trauma Informed Care in Afterschool

Engaging students and families digitally

Utilizing PBLs to meet grant deliverables.


Strategies for Engaging and Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth During Out  of School Time

Creating a Healing-Centered Environment as we Re-enter Spaces with Youth

Friday, October 8

8:30-9:30am Keynote


Mandatory Sessions for Program Managers and Evaluators:

9:30-10:00am Summer Learning and Enrichment



The Local, State and Federal Evaluation & Data Collection Process

Ohio’s 21st CCLC Logic Model


Professional Development Sessions for Frontline Program Staff:


Keynote follow up

Ethical Decision Making-There is more to it than we think

Strategies for Engaging and Supporting Boys and Young Men of Color During Out of School Time


Trauma Informed Practices in the Classroom

Implementing Social and Emotional Learning in Your 21stCCLC Program

Positive Behavior Strategies

1:45pm-3:00pm Closing Conversations

In partnership with


The Ohio Department of Education

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