What Is BOOST Cafe?

BOOST Cafe is the most comprehensive online community for in and out-of-school time educators. The BOOST Cafe is an extension of BOOST Collaborative and provides no-cost resources to support our community with relevant, timely, and easy-to-implement tools and resources.

We are pleased to announce the BETA release of BOOST Cafe!

You are the first exclusive users of the BOOST BETA and we rely on you for important feedback. Something not working? See an opportunity for us to do better? Let us know! Email [email protected].

What is BOOST Cafe?

We’re so glad you asked! BOOST Cafe is the most comprehensive online community for out-of-school time. The Cafe is an extension of BOOST Collaborative and is 100% free for users. We aim to support the out-of-school time field by providing a hub full of relevant, up-to-date, easy-to-implement resources and tools.

Who do we serve?

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Follow our Blog. Be inspired by weekly “brain food” for out-of-school time leaders.

Discover thousands of free resources in our Resource Center as well as grants, scholarships, and more on our Funding Page.

Stay informed, connect, share, support, and learn on our interactive forum. Be a part of our online professional development community.

Find and post jobs, or post your resume in our Career Corner.

Browse through our Vendor Marketplace featuring a wide variety of innovative products and services to enhance your programs.

Access a variety of speakers, consultants, coaches, and trainers in our Speakers Corner dedicated to meeting your staff development needs.

Post on Instagram to be featured on #PlanetBOOST.

Get the latest BOOST swag at the BOOST Gear Shop!

Explore Free BOOST Downloads to promote BOOST  and our field!

Our #BOOSTchat page (more coming in Phase 2) will feature Twitter chats from thought leaders gathering to discuss important issues in OST.

Here’s what’s brewing in

— PHASE 2 —

of BOOST Cafe!

Online Film Festival

View films highlighting relevant topics in the education field including issues relating to today’s youth.

Downloadedable E-cards

Send an e-card and make someone’s day by giving them a BOOST!

Advertising Packages

Custom digital advertising packages to help you gain exposure.

Publications and Tools

Explore our online collection of tools, research, surveys, assessments, and publications by the field and for the field.