News and Events

The latest from YDEKC and the field.


Visit this page to learn about urgent advocacy priorities, new research relevant to our field, well-being strategies, funding resources, and important happenings at YDEKC and in the King County youth development community.




Thoughts on Virtual Facilitation

Over the years YDEKC has provided a variety of professional development opportunities to our members. From our popular Social and Emotional Learning Symposia; to our standalone workshops on advocacy, measurement and evaluation, and school partnerships; to our racial equity series; to our many peer [...]

Weeding through the Plethora of SEL-related Resources

by Mona Grife and Anne Arias You may have noticed that there has been a tsunami of SEL resources in the last couple of years. Don’t get me wrong, this is great, and I love digging into all the articles, toolkits, curricula, and reports. But it can be overwhelming to find exactly what you need at [...]

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May 9, 2019: Measurement Toolkit Training: Using School Data for Program Planning and Evaluation

YDEKC Measurement Toolkit Training: Using School Data for Program Planning and Evaluation Schools collect a great deal of information on the students they serve. Many schools are willing to share this data with CBO partners provided there are legal safeguards in place. This workshop will help [...]

Category: Trainings & Events

Apr 16, 2019: Building a Sustainable School-Community Partnership and Program

Building a Sustainable School-Community Partnership and Program If we believe community partnerships are fundamental to achieving and sustaining student success, then what are we doing to develop and maintain lasting partnerships between schools and community based organizations? In this session we [...]

Category: Trainings & Events