Introducing MOST's 2016-17 VISTAS!
MOST welcomed a new class of 13 Americorps VISTA volunteers in Fall 2016.
SummerREADS Library Dispatch
Join Ayesha - Johns Hopkins University Community Impact Intern - as she describes firsthand the impact of SummerREADS.
Reading is Fundamental (Fun to Mental)
A dispatch from Moses Wamalwa: SummerREADS Counselor at Westport Academy.
Introducing MOST's 2015-16 VISTAS!
MOST welcomed a new class of 15 Americorps VISTA volunteers in Fall 2015.
VISTA Guest Posts: Teaching to STEM and Back Again
One of our STEM VISTAs, Sarah Brandt, shares her journey from teaching to finding and succeeding in the AmeriCorps VISTA program.
VISTA Guest Posts: From College to Career Ready
Samantha Trotter talks about moving from her home, miles away to Maryland, where she's been able to further harness her skills and help others
VISTA Guest Posts - Alumni: Creating STEM Opportunities in Maryland
A recent MOST VISTA alum, Steph Alphee, write about her transition from AmeriCorps to a full-time STEM posiiton.
VISTA Guest Posts: Developing Resources and So Much More
Jackie Cast, a MOST VISTA serving at the Greater Baltimore Urban League, shares her experience as a resource developer, and how she's grown throughout the past few months.
Congratulations MOST Americorps VISTAs!
Congratulations to three Maryland Out of School Time Network VISTAs for completing a year of service! Stephanie Alphee, STEM VISTA at University of Maryland Extension 4-H Western Maryland and Carrie Finkelstein, Communications and Engagement Specialist at the Campaign for Grade Level Reading both close their service at the end of February, and Alison Howland is continuing her second year as the Hunger Strategies VISTA at the Partnership to End Childhood Hunger.
MOST’s Annual Conference Theme: Passport to Excellence in Out of School Time
Take a trip to the beautiful Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City, MD on January 8th and 9th, 2015 for MOST's 5th Annual Conference: Passport to Excellence in Out of School Time!
VISTA Guest Posts: Working on Inclusion
Ariel Brown is an AmeriCorps VISTA member at the Maryland Disability Law Center. She is currently working on an inclusion project, and has shared a bit about her experience so far.
America After 3 Report Details Maryland's Afterschool Participation and Support
On Thursday, October 16th, the Afterschool Alliance published statewide data for the 2014 America After 3 survey. This report is released every five years, and provides data on afterschool participation, demand for afterschool programs, and parental satisfaction and support of afterschool programs. Responses for the America After 3 report are collected through household surveys and in-depth interviews.
Getting Funding Back for Maryland’s Out of School Time Programs - Expanding Opportunities, Improving Lives: A Reception on the Importance of Afterschool and Summer Learning
"When you invest in kids, you are benefitting the state and the community" - Ellie Mitchell The Maryland Out of School Time (MOST) Network hosted a reception and presentation on Thursday, October 9th from 4:30 to 6:30pm at the Maryland State Education Association to celebrate the release of two important documents: The Maryland Afterschool and Summer Opportunity Fund (MASOF) Comprehensive Plan & Recommendations, and Expanding Opportunities, Improving Lives – Afterschool’s Return on Investment for Maryland. Invited to the reception were members of the MASOF Advisory Board, afterschool and summer learning advocates, and policy makers.
Introduction to MOST VISTA Class
On September 9th, MOST welcomed our new VISTA class that will be working towards better after-school school and summer programs in the state of Maryland. Their work ranges from STEM education to hunger and healthy behaviors, and everything in between. We’d like to introduce you to them, as well as the entire class of VISTA members under the MOST umbrella. Check out some of the interesting things they are doing and cool facts they’ve shared about themselves. , MOST welcomed eight new VISTAs to serve for one year terms supporting more and