Out-of-School Time Innovations (OSTI) Awards
Created in 2007, the global OSTI Awards honors expanded learning, after school, and in and out-of-school time individuals and programs that are providing innovative approaches to support students, families, and communities. Don’t miss an opportunity to hear first-hand from individuals and programs that are creatively and successfully going above and beyond to Inspire Youth, Inspire Learning, and Inspire Change.
Music has the Grammy Awards
Film has the Academy Awards
Theater has the Tony Awards
Television has the Emmy Awards
The In & Out-of-School Time community has the OSTI Awards!
2021 OSTI Award Honoree
In memory of our friend, leader, mentor, and colleague, Mary Jo Ginty
We will honor Mary Jo's legacy on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 during the opening General Session, 8:45am-9:45am. Stay tuned for more details.
OSTI Champion Award
The purpose of this award is to honor a person that has made a significant impact to protect, promote, and advance our field through advocacy and policy measures. The nominee has worked to raise awareness, improve policy or influence legislation through initiatives or programs supporting the out-of-school time field.
OSTI Excellence in Leadership Award
The purpose of this award is to honor a person that has proven outstanding accomplishments as a leader in the field and has the ability to inspire and motivate others through student innovation, mentorship and/or partnership building.
OSTI Lifetime Achievement Award
The purpose of this award is to honor a person that has made significant and lasting contributions to the field of education through scholarly work and educational approaches or practices and worked in the educational field for over 25 years.
OSTI Pioneer Award
The purpose of this award is to honor a person that has shown leadership and development in the out-of-school time field through the creation of research, tools and/or resources to guide our field.