How to Get the Word Out on Summer Learning

​​​​​Research shows that students with high attendance in quality summer learning programs gain an advantage in math and reading. But getting kids to sign up for voluntary summer learning programs isn't easy. In this interactive guide, you'll learn from five large school districts how to launch a summer learning recruitment effort.​

The Summer Learning Recruitment Guide is also available in printed format.

 This Guide's Three Steps

 

 

Getting Started/knowledge-center/summer-learning/recruitment/Pages/why-recruit.aspxGetting Started<img alt="" src="/knowledge-center/summer-learning/recruitment/PublishingImages/SEL-recruit-icon.png" width="124" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><div class="ExternalClassD8A6CD525EAB42FF8A06D7B2F0C8DBBA"><ul><li>​The importance of a recruitment program</li><li>The research behind this guide</li><li>Putting together your team<br></li></ul></div>
Develop Your Strategy/knowledge-center/summer-learning/recruitment/Pages/develop-your-strategy.aspxDevelop Your Strategy<img alt="" src="/knowledge-center/summer-learning/recruitment/PublishingImages/WFKnight.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><div class="ExternalClass9FC3532A0A204847AFBE28975646E887"><ul><li>​What parents think about summer learning</li><li>Building the foundation for your recruitment program<br></li><li>Best practices for recruitment<br></li></ul></div>
Create Your Game Plan/knowledge-center/summer-learning/recruitment/Pages/build-your-gameplan.aspxCreate Your Game Plan<img alt="" src="/knowledge-center/summer-learning/recruitment/PublishingImages/SEL-gameplan-icon.png" width="124" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><div class="ExternalClassCF722D356F29457ABD742A91FBC83C11"><ul><li> Proven tactics from experienced districts</li><li> What’s essential, what’s recommended and what’s optional</li><li> Advice on how to manage the work </li></ul></div>

"Reaching, engaging, and motivating parents of children who can most benefit from a voluntary summer learning program requires a targeted outreach and recruitment program."