Out of School Time Professional Development Center

CypherWorx has created a great online training format that enables our new hires to receive our onboarding and new employee orientation programs on demand and in a timely manner.

Buddy Campbell - YMCA Buffalo Niagara

I am proud to say that the National Afterschool Association was so pleased with this content that we have chosen to partner with CypherWorx.

Gina Warner - National AfterSchool Association

CypherWorx's team is professional, accessible via their toll free number, and extremely helpful. It is with pleasure that I recommend their services to other organizations.

Joan Hazlett - YMCA of Greater Rochester

Both our support of the online courses as the basis of our credential as well as our fiscal commitment to the development of the courses demonstrates our full support of CypherWorx.

Woodie Sue Herlein - Arkansas State University

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Why OSTPD eLearning

Convenient, cost-effective, learning effective professional development on your schedule.

The OSTPD Center has partnered with the National Afterschool Association (NAA), Child Care Aware, and CypherWorx to offer the latest in Out of School Time training for OST professionals.

The full catalog includes hundreds of courses relevant to school-age childcare including a 36 course series with in-depth curriculum content, interactivity, and certificates. These courses use Roberta Newman's content as the basis for providing OST professionals with high quality training at a low cost, to be taken on your schedule. Registration is Free.

Your Free registration includes:

  • Enjoy 50+ free courses.
  • Full catalog of hundreds of courses priced as low as $15 a course.
  • Access to the entire course catalog for just $150
  • Certificate and/or CEU courses.
  • Course catalog includes courses in a wide range of topics including OSHA, leadership, non-profit program management, Microsoft Courses, non-harassment, and much more.

Learn how the OST 36-Course Series crosswalks with the:

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Learn Anywhere

Give your organization a chance to learn and train in a new way - one that can be done at any time and anywhere.

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Interact with like-minded professionals as you learn together in team-based projects.

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Earn Certificates

Earn certificates and/or continuing education units supported by the National Afterschool Association and Child Care aware.

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Cloud Hosted

OSTPD is cloud hosted and maintained for you. This means that we handle everything technical so you don't need to.

Learn Online

At OSTPD, we love building new ways to learn on the web. We'll work with you to make sure your members and employees gain the knowledge they need to do great things.

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With hundreds of courses available for the choosing, the OSTPD Center has a wealth of information created specifically for afterschool professionals.

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Course 06: Guiding the Behavior of Individual Children

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Course 08: Human Relations Skill Development

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Course 10: School-Age Care as a Family Service – Part Two

The 36-course Certificate Series content was developed by Roberta L. Newman. Her publications are widely used in afterschool training programs throughout the nation. Her notable contributions include:

  • Comprehensive state-wide Certification and Credentialing Modules for Afterschool staff in South Dakota, Pennsylvania, and Arkansas
  • Co-authoring the Department of Defense School-Age Training and Credentialing Program (Caring for Children in School-Age Programs)
  • Breakthrough to Quality (18 articles on designing and implementing quality afterschool services)
  • Created online college course (Positive Guidance) for Charter Oak State College
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OSTPD Features

The OSTPD Center has many features to make your learning environment easy to use and fun to learn.

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Many of our courses come with a certificate of completion that can be used to demonstrate your training in a given subject.

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Groups let you organize content and people with similar topics and interests. Start a group for people in Human Resources or to plan your organization’s next holiday party - anything is possible!

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Create and organize events on an interactive calendar. Post about company meetings and special speakers - anything you deem important.

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SCORM Compliant

SCORM is the de facto industry standard for tracking eLearning. Our site is integrated with the SCORM Engine, which means our system is fully compliant with SCORM and AICC courses.

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Every course you take is tracked for performance using our SCORM-compliant LMS. This means you can review your performance and, if you are a nation admin, your members’ performance as well.

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Do It Yourself

Want to add a course to your custom site quickly and cheaply? Our DIY tool makes it simple to upload a PowerPoint, convert it into a course, and add it straight into your site. You will then be able to track the performance of every learner who takes it.

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Benefits and Pricing
The OSTPD Center is a cost and learning effective professional development option for you and your organization.


Joining is simple and affordable.

  • 50+ free courses.
  • Access to hundreds of courses starting at $15
  • Access the entire course catalog for the low annual price of $150

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Are you representing an organization? You can also create your own custom branded eLearning site and/or get deep discounts for your employees.

Contact us to get a free quote on your organization discount.

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Full catalog of hundreds of courses priced as low as $15 a course Checkmark Checkmark
Access to the entire course catalog for just $150 (only $12.50 per month per employee) Checkmark Checkmark
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Course catalog includes courses in a wide range of topics including OSHA, leadership, non-profit program management, Microsoft courses, non-harassment, and much more. Checkmark Checkmark
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