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Network Lead
Kristin Krile

phone: 701.446.3195

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Our Mission

On behalf of school-age youth, the N.D. Afterschool Network supports and advocates for high-quality, out-of-school-time programming, resources and services.

Our Vision

The N.D. Afterschool Network promotes access to high-quality, safe, and affordable out-of-school time programming that supports positive academic and social outcomes for youth preK-12 across North Dakota.

By working in partnership with out-of-school time programs, schools, state and community based organizations, the N.D. Afterschool Network works to connect, support, and advocate at the local, state and national level to support funding afterschool programs and raise awareness of the benefits of afterschool for children, families and communities- N.D.'s current and future workforce. 





 Afterschool in North Dakota:

77% of North Dakota parents say afterschool programs help them keep their jobs

86% of North Dakota parents support public funding for afterschool programs

19,865 students are enrolled in an afterschool program in ND, but 26,857 more students would enroll if a program was available to them


Contact Information

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Kristin Knorr

N.D. Afterschool Network Lead
(701) 446-3195

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The ND Afterschool Network is the leading organization in North Dakota that facilitates professional learning opportunities for afterschool staff and educators. The Network holds an annual Out-of-School Time Summer Conference, Afterschool Quality Coaching Program, and provides access to high-quality professional development to afterschool & summer learning programs statewide. 

To meet the training needs of staff and educators across our state, the Network has partnered with CypherWorx, and online learning management system offering access to the latest out-of-school time professional development courses. Hundreds of courses are available, inlcuding a 54-course series of online training designed specifically for afterschool professionals. 

Is your program interested in being a part of the pilot program to test this online learning platform across the state? You will have access to the full set of course offerings, be able to assign courses to staff within your program, view and print learning records, and provide feedback on the system to the Network. Fill out this interest form by July 15, 2019 to be considered for the pilot to run approximately August 2019 - May 2020.