Georgia Statewide Afterschool Network

The Georgia Statewide Afterschool Network (GSAN) is a public-private collaborative that envisions a day when all communities in Georgia have the resources to provide exceptional afterschool programming. Our mission is to advance, connect and support quality afterschool programs to promote the success of chidlren and youth throughout Georgia.

Current Projects and Initiatives: 
GSAN is an effective resources for afterschool, before school, and summer learning programs in Georgia. GSAN works to cultivate environments that allow these programs and the youth they serve to thrive by: 
  • Providing access to professional development, best practices, and enrichments for current programs.
  • Supporting the development of policy priorities and advocacy strategies at the local and state level.
  • Engaging families, communities, businesses, and local and state leaders while educating them on the positive impacts of aterschool programming.

The Georgia ASYD Quality Standands is a new collaborative project that is funded and endorsed by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services, the Georgia Department of Education, the Georgia Department of Public Health, and the Governor's Office for Children and Families. These standards are research-based best practice guidelines that delineate the critical components of high-quality youth development programs.