BOOST ACTION PLAN
In the fall of 2017, eight members of the BOOST Network, alongside an independent consultant-Dave Shavel, came together for a five month period to identify ways the Network could increase and enhance the delivery of OST programming in the region. This Action Team was tasked with the following:
Assess the BOOST Network’s membership to identify ways to support and enhance OST programming;
Develop a set of recommendations and action steps to be implemented by the BOOST Network leadership
2018 Action Team Members
Recommendations from the Action Team:
Focus Area: Organizational Capacity Building & Workforce Development
Goal: OST providers in the Paso del Norte region have sufficient tools, support and training to delivery high quality and safe programs and services.
Focus Area: Funding and Sustainability
Goal: Individual OST providers and systems have sufficient resources to provide appropriate and effective programs and services over a long enough time to achieve long-term outcomes.
Focus Area: High Quality Programs and Services
Goal: Programs and services are provided to youth that meet their age and developmental needs; are provided at times that are convenient for youth and their families; and are planned and assessed to ensure success in achieving desired outcomes.