Resources & Support

Congratulations on all your hard work and commitment to high quality programming for Indiana children and youth! Your work is vital to ensuring that our children and youth have the relationships, skills, and supports they need to thrive academically, socially, physically, and emotionally.

There are many resources and supports in Indiana and the U.S. to build on your vision and goals and maximize your program’s positive impact. Go to: for national and state resources, including best practices, professional development, funding, advocacy, database of Indiana OST programs, and other resources to support OST programming and staff.

Indiana Afterschool Network

Indiana Afterschool Network brings together cross-sector partnerships at the state, regional, and local levels to advance public policy, increase funding and resources, and promote quality out-of-school time programs throughout Indiana. Our vision is that all Indiana children and youth have access to high quality, affordable out-of-school time programs that prepare them with the skills to succeed in school, work, college, and life.

Standards & Specialty Standards

Indiana Afterschool Standards(pdf)
Top Ten Quality Standards (pdf)
Family Engagement Standards (pdf)
College and Career Readiness (pdf)
Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) (pdf)
STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (pdf)
Summer Learning (pdf)

Stakeholders Surveys

Parent/Guardian Survey (pdf)
Community Partner Survey (pdf)
Youth Participant Survey (pdf)
Staff Survey (pdf)
Staff Survey (excel)