Mission & Vision

Mission

To strengthen the quality of afterschool and summer programs throughout the state of Texas.

Vision

All Texas kids have the opportunity to participate in high-quality afterschool, summer and expanded learning programs.

Goals

The Texas Partnership for Out of School Time (TXPOST) aims to serve its mission and achieve its vision in 2016-2017 by:

  • Influencing policies that support high-quality afterschool and summer programs;
  • Raising awareness of the role of after school and summer programming in Texas;
  • Increasing connectivity and capacity of expanded learning system(s) and regional networks through coordinating initiatives; and
  • Leading projects that improve the quality of afterschool and summer programs.

Texas Afterschool and Summer Facts:

  • 220,925 Texas K-12 students participated in the Texas ACE 21st Century Community Learning Centers afterschool programs in 2011-2012.
  • There are 407 Boys & Girls Clubs in 93 rural and urban Texas counties serving more than 346,000 youth club members annually.
  • The Texas 4-H and Youth Development Program served 619,877 youth in 2011-2012.
  • Texas YMCAs have 605,601 members ages zero to 17.