Departmental Papers (SPP)

Document Type


Date of this Version

December 2007


The OSTRC conducted literature searches of the UPENN library databases including PsycInfo, ERIC and Professional Development Collection for articles pertaining to promising practices in professional development and evaluating professional development. In addition to searching the library database, we conducted Google searches. We used various search terms and key words including the following:

• professional development and out-of-school time

• professional development and program quality

• promising practices and out of school time

• professional development and afterschool

• professional development and quality

• evaluating professional development

• afterschool and quality

• out-of-school time

• afterschool


Published by Out-of-School Time Resources Center, December 2007



Date Posted: 29 February 2008