The purpose of the Maine After School Network is to enable every child to have access to quality, inclusive, affordable after school programming that meets the needs of the child, the family and the community.
The Maine Afterschool Network (MASN) serves as a hub for collaborative efforts that will enable every child to have access to quality, inclusive, affordable afterschool programming which meets the needs of the child, the family and the community.
Ensure high quality out of school time programming.
Find resources to support programs over time.
Foster partnerships at all levels to share knowledge and best practice.
Every school-age child in Maine will have access to quality; inclusive, affordable programs during out-of-school time that meet the needs of the child, the family and the community.
The Maine After School Network was created in response to the out-of-school time needs of school age children and youth in Maine. The network supports programming that meets the physical, social-emotional and education needs of the school-aged population.
The network is a collaboration with individual and organizational partners across the State, including, but not limited to the Department of Education, The Departments of Health and Human Services, The Governor’s Children’s Cabinet (Departments of Corrections, Education, Human Services, Behavior and Developmental Services, and Public Safety), The Maine School-Age Care Alliance, the Maine Chamber of Commerce, The University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and disability Studies, the Maine Parent Federation and Maine roads to Quality.