Child/Adolescent Development
Educational Resources

Allyson Dedrick


BOKS is a FREE, evidence-based, physical activity program run by teachers, non-profit staff, parents, and educators across the globe! The BOKS program has been proven to lower BMI and increase social emotional wellbeing in participants. Those wellness benefits aren’t just for the students in the program, but the adults too! BOKS is perfect for any learning environment, including in-person, virtual or remote learning.

Clemson University

William Quinn


The M.S. online degree program in Youth Development Leadership is designed to equip students with the knowledge to create youth environments that assist young people to develop into healthy, competent, and contributing citizens. Students as a cohort explore strategies that foster strong youth-serving organizations. A dynamic learning environment for study includes weekly interactive classes, team projects, and discussion boards taught by faculty and adjuncts who are experts in their fields. Courses are 7 weeks in duration and designed to meet the needs of students who are working professionals. The 2019 M.S.YDL Graduate Survey results document that 84% report a salary increase and/or expanded job opportunities as a result of receiving the M.S. in YDL.

Fun Express - the Corporate Accounts subsidiary of Oriental Trading Co.

Jerry Venner


Make every day fun with Oriental Trading products from Fun Express! We offer an amazing selection of crafts, novelties, holiday, and party supplies. Plus camp basics including crayons, markers, paints and glue-all at ACA discounted prices. Call 800-228-2003 to place your order today!

Business Affiliate since 2011! NOW AVAILABLE: PPE Supplies

Institute of Reading Development

Joshua Kizner


Increase student confidence, build academic achievement, and cultivate a lifelong love of reading with Inspiring Readers. Our expertly designed discussion guides and integrated student materials program give you the resources needed to effectively lead students in personally meaningful explorations of exemplary literature, leading to increased confidence, soaring comprehension and vocabulary skills, and increase efficacy as writers. Backed by 50 years and 3 million students of expertise!

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