Toolkit Collaborating to Build a New Day for Learning: A Toolkit for Principals, Afterschool, and Community Leaders

Welcome to NAESP’s toolkit for principals, out-of school time providers, and community leaders. Designed to help bring schools and community groups together, this online kit includes:

A collaboration guide with ideas and strategies for discussing the major issues surrounding time and learning in today’s world and how to collaborate more effectively

Download the full publication or sections of the guide:

Online resources with collaboration tools such as needs assessments, sample memoranda of understanding, and a variety of planning tools. To help you find the tools you need, resources are divided into three categories:


Podcasts with foundation, school, and community leaders

See the NAESP board approved statement supporting this initiative.

Learn more in these related NAESP Publications: Aligning the Learning Day; Leading After-School Learning Communities, and Making the Most of After-School Time.