Starting a Program

Starting a program can seem overwhelming; use these resources to help get you started.  If you need additional support or have questions - fill out our Request Technical Assistance form in Quick Links and check out our Starting a Program playlist on YouTube.

View this resource to help you get started - 12 Steps to Starting a Program

Starting a Program






Click here to view Starting and Operating a Childcare Business

 Starting Business

Click here to view Assessing the Need 

Click here to view Creative Way to Solicit Stakeholder Feedback

Click here to view Equitable Strategies to Support Recruitment, Retention, and Rejuvenation of a Strong OST Workforce

 OST Workforce

Click here to view Creating A Culture of Professionalization in Afterschool

Professionalization of OST

Click here to view Business Practices Tips for OST Child Care

Business Practices

Click here to view Afterschool in Rural Communities 

Click here to view Pathways to Developing Afterschool Programs in Rural Areas

Starting a Program in Rural Areas