Asa Radio- Afterschool Alliance



Afterschool Alliance and BAM Radio Network have partnered to bring you ASA Radio. Executive Director Jodi Grant hosts the program that will focus on the topics you really care about. Each brief segment of ASA Radio will help keep after school advocates abreast of the latest efforts to ensure that all children have access to affordable, quality after school programs. Click the "play" button below to listen now.


  • Partnership with Scholastic for Family Engagement

    17/08/2013 Duração: 10min

    In this segment we speak with Greg Worrel, President of the Scholastic Classroom and Community Group about the FACE program and our partnership.

  • Leveraging After School and Summer Learning for Student Success

    04/06/2013 Duração: 11min

    Our guest just published a new compendium of best practices for after school programs. In this segment we discuss some of the insights in the publication about how to maximize student achievement though after school and summer learning programs.

  • Transformative After School Chess Program

    11/02/2013 Duração: 11min

    In this segment we go inside a the story of an after school chess program that became the subject of a movie. Our guests share with us how the program benefited the students and the community.

  • New Afterschool Study Reveals Rural Need

    02/05/2012 Duração: 09min

    A new study found that afterschool programs are less accessible to rural children than to urban children. Where cost is the primary obstacle in inner cities, rural families must overcome the challenge of distance. Tune in to learn more about the problem and proposed solutions.

  • Guiding Young People Through Sports and Academics

    19/10/2010 Duração: 12min

    Our guest has achieved some very impressive out comes with at-risk kids by combining sports and academics. In this segment he shares his story, his strategies and insights. Richard Berlin started as a volunteer baseball coach at Harlem RBI and has served as Executive Director since 1997. He has served as an adjunct faculty member at The New School University's Robert J. Milano Graduate School of Management and Policy and currently serves as the Chairman of Harlem RBI's DREAM Charter School.

  • A Creative Example of Corporate Support

    20/08/2009 Duração: 10min

    Beyond simply making a financial contribution there are many ways that companies in your community can support your after school program. This program supported by Torani Syrups and Flavors is an excellent example that may give you some creative ideas.