Funded by the National Science Foundation’s Informal Science Education grant, National Partnership for After School Science 2 (NPASS 2) is:
- Training and supporting a new cadre of science trainers in eight states
- Studying the implementation factors that contribute to the ability of state-based afterschool networks to raise the quality and quantity of project-based science delivered in afterschool programs
External evaluators collaborating on this project are the Goodman Research Group, Cambridge, Massachusetts; the Boston Children’s Museum; and the National Institutes for Out-of-School Time, Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Additional partners are NPASS state leadership teams in San Francisco, California; Atlanta, Georgia; Baltimore, Maryland; St. Paul, Minnesota; Columbia, Missouri; Durham, New Hampshire; Trenton, New Jersey; and Columbus, Ohio.
Director: Charlie Hutchison
Funder: National Science Foundation
Partner: Boston Children's Museum, National Institutes for Out-of-School Time, Goodman Research Group