Offering a range of fun activities is considered an effective strategy for maximizing summer-program participation. Typically, school districts look to community-based partners for expertise in activities like sports, arts, design and cooking. It’s important to ensure these partners are equipped to carry out the program’s mission.
Use the RFP wisely: Set clear requirements and expectations to recruit providers that best fit your mission. Best practices include keeping enrichment class sizes small and hiring enrichment instructors with relevant content knowledge.
Get on the same page: Use a Memorandum of Understanding to clearly delineate roles and responsibilities between the district and its partners.