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Transform out-of-school time into an adventure with Mizzen.

A free learning resource platform for the youth development community.

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Spark Curiosity, Joy, and a Love of Learning

Mizzen Education, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit on a mission to empower, uplift, and support out-of-school time educators.

Built with practitioners, our digital platform of curated learning resources offers thousands of K-12 activities—for free—that spark curiosity, joy, and a love of learning for young people everywhere. From STEM, art, and youth voice to digital and media literacy, find it all on Mizzen Education.

Create an account to access resources designed by experts like the Pulitzer Center, The Nature Conservancy, PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, Jazz at Lincoln Center, VentureLab, PowerUp Fitness, !Mpact Players, and more!

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High-quality content

From individual activities to full-length modules, find fun, enriching learning resources that are standards-aligned and approved by OST educators. 

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Tools for teams

Simplify collaboration, with all-in-one tools for yourself or your team. Co-plan, schedule, and teach with ease.

A group of educators are smiling as they try out the icebreaker “Art Head” and hold up a clipboard of their drawing.

Trusted by the field

Mizzen is trusted by the 50 State Afterschool Network, 4,000+ programs, and 18,000+ practitioners nationwide.

We also convene training for new and seasoned professionals and host national conversations on equity, staff team-building, belonging, and youth voice. In everything, we strive to celebrate community, creativity, and the wonder of learning.

Team up with Mizzen Education to transform learning today!

Content from Partners You Can Trust

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Content from Partners You Can Trust

Content from Partners You Can Trust

Logos of Mizzen content partners, including Learn Fresh, PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, the National Wildlife Federation, Foundations, Inc., Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Nature Conservancy, PowerUp Fitness, !Mpact Players, Rediscover Center, ArtsConnection, VentureLab, and the California Academy of Sciences.

We're Team Mizzen!

We’re a passionate, joyful, and results-driven team with decades of experience in youth development and learning innovation.

Angelina Garner, VP of Strategic Innovation and Partnerships at Mizzen Education and Nick Monzi, CEO and Co-Founder of Learn Fresh, play an icebreaker at the Mizzen Education x Learn Fresh partnership launch in Los Angeles.
Carlos Santini, CEO of Mizzen Education, and Nick Monzi, Co-Founder of Learn Fresh, play NBA Math Hoops at the Mizzen Education x Learn Fresh partnership launch in L.A.
Hailee Moehnke, Projects and Events Manager at Mizzen Education, talks with educators at Beyond School Hours in New Orleans.

What Practitioners Say

Liliana “Lili” Gomez Murphy, Executive Director of the Florida After School, Inc.

“Mizzen has been a game-changer for the field… it offers free content vetted by practitioners across the nation.”

 — Liliana G. Murphy, Executive Director, Florida Afterschool Network

Amber Floyd, Program Coordinator, TEACH Tech High School, After-School All-Stars Los Angeles

“What excites me most about Mizzen is that it gives my shyest staff the opportunity to shine.” 

— Amber Floyd, Program Coordinator, After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles

John Hamilton, Chief Strategy and Engagement Officer, Alliance for Camp Health

“It’s real, valuable content that’s going to leave a lasting impression in a young person’s life.”

— John Hamilton, Chief Strategy and Engagement Officer, Alliance for Camp Health

How do I get started — and other FAQs!

How do I get started?

Simply create your free account to access our resources instantly!

Is it really free?

Yes, both our individual and Mizzen for Teams accounts are completely free!

Mizzen Education is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, and our digital hub is 100% free to out-of-school time professionals thanks to the generous support of our funders.

Who is Mizzen Education for?

Mizzen Education is made for youth-serving professionals everywhere, who enrich learning and empower youth every day.

Do you need a license to use Mizzen Education content?

No, there are no license requirements to use Mizzen Education content in your program. 

Our content is accessible to everyone with a Mizzen account!

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