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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. 

Tools for Teams

Tools for teams

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

Trusted by the Field

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

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We're Team Mizzen!

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

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What Practitioners Say

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“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

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“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

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“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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