DEAN works in many different spaces throughout the afterschool, out of school and summer learning communities. You can learn more about our activities by reading below.

Raise awareness of the impact afterschool, out of school and summer programs have on youth SUCCESS.

Gather, analyze and SHARE data to DRIVE improvements in afterschool, out of school and summer practice and policy.

Provide intentional and meaningful bridges BETWEEN leaders of schools, communities and FAMILIES in order to better support YOUTH LEARNING.

Establish and strengthen structures, pathways and principles for high-quality afterschool, out of school and summer programming.