May 16th, 2018


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May 16th, 2018

OST Summit 2018

United Way of the Lower Mainland is excited to host the

Out Of School Time Summit on May 24th in Vancouver. 

Over the past 10 years, the number of children participating in Out of School Time (OST) programming in BC has increased significantly. Join us as we shift from a focus of quantity to quality. Together with decision makers, service providers and passionate advocates summit attendees will:

• Hear from childhood experts about real world successes in OST programming
• Discuss innovative, evidence-based practices that can be implemented through collaboration and research
• Increase the capacity, knowledge and skills of community-based providers through shared resources and networking.
• Work together to become a voice for the promotion of quality OST programs across BC

Keynote speakers include:


Abe Fernandez          Gregory Benner           Kim Schonert-Reichl

The summit will be moderated by:

Maria LeRose

A special thank you to our Out of School Time Summit organizing committee:

Dr. Michelle Nilson, Simon Fraser University
Dan Marriott, LMOST Alliance
Robin Stewart, New Westminster School District

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October 10th, 2015

Introducing the LMOST Alliance!

Welcome to the new site for the LMOST Alliance!

LMOST stands for Lower Mainland Out-of-School Time (OST). OST refers to children’s activities during out-of-school time.

The LMOST Alliance works to promote quality OST programs in the Lower Mainland. We aim to provide useful links, articles and resources for:

News will be updated regularly here, so check back soon!

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