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When you join our afterschool network, you become a member of a diverse group of out-of-school time professionals, advocates and supporters that is dedicated to ensuring All children and youth in Oklahoma have access to high-quality out-of-school time programs that prepares them for success in school, work, and life.

OPEL is the official Oklahoma Affiliate of the National Afterschool Association. NAA and its State Affiliates share a mutual purpose and agreement to support, develop, and advocate for Out-of-School Time professionals and the profession. We build connectivity among stakeholders and create opportunities for engagement to ensure a vibrant future for the field.

For youth professionals who are not current paid NAA members and live in Oklahoma, our state affiliation makes you eligible for a FREE NAA membership. If you prefer, NAA membership may be purchased directly from NAA on a sliding scale from $25 to $150.

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