Skill Development refers to the mastery of academic and technical content youth need in order to develop a range of non-academic, social and emotional, and employability skills. These skills are sometimes referred to as ‘soft skills’ and are seen as essential in order for youth to be successful in college, career, and beyond.
Implementing the Common Core State Standards – Examining Teacher and School Leader Professional Development and Raising Public Awareness
This convening highlighted significant implementation issues related to Common Core State Standards (CCSS).
Understanding the Use of Research in Policy and Practice: The Definition and Acquisition of Research
This convening focused on research application in educational policy and practice.
This convening provided an opportunity to hear from leaders who are currently incorporating expanded learning opportunities into competency-based systems as we…
The American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional development organization that bridges youth policy, practice and research for p…