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A dedicated platform for the out-of-school time field

Grow Your Practice—and Keep Shining!

Learn and grow. Save precious time. Empower yourself and your team. Our platform puts custom, grab-and-go content at your fingertips—and offers instructional support you can use every day to make your practice shine.

We partner with practitioners around the country to make sure we're creating learning resources you can count on to conserve prep time and catalyze impact.

See for yourself! Join thousands of youth-serving professionals who use Mizzen to take their programs, and practices, to the next level.

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Grow Your Practice—and Keep Shining!

Learn and grow. Save precious time. Empower yourself and your team. Our platform puts custom, grab-and-go content at your fingertips—and offers instructional support you can use every day to make your practice shine.

We partner with practitioners around the country to make sure we're creating learning resources you can count on to conserve prep time and catalyze impact.

See for yourself! Join thousands of youth-serving professionals who use Mizzen to take their programs, and practices, to the next level.

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Inspire Lifelong Learning

Spark joy and ignite a love for learning! Our unique learning experiences—just like out-of-school time programs—are designed to empower children and youth, build belonging, and unleash their passion for discovery.

Created for young people everywhere, our learning resources are culturally responsive, academically enriching—seriously fun—and connect students to the real-world questions they care about most. 

Build a space module, choreograph a dance, become a news anchor, launch a business idea. If youth can dream it, you’ll find it on Mizzen.

Meet Your Favorite Content Experts

All our learning resources are vetted, carefully curated, and brought to you through partnerships with beloved, nationally renowned organizations and brands.

With Mizzen as your trusty companion, you will discover extraordinary learning resources by PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, the Pulitzer Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Nature Conservancy, the National Wildlife Federation, VentureLab, PowerUp Fitness, and more! Get to know your favorite content creators digitally, then join us at a conference near you to meet—and collaborate—in person!

Ready to combine your passion for out-of-school time learning with content youth love?

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Meet Your Favorite Content Experts

All our content and learning resources are vetted, carefully curated, and brought to you through partnerships with beloved, nationally-renowned organizations and brands.

With Mizzen as your trusty companion, you will discover extraordinary content by PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, the Pulitzer Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Nature Conservancy, the World Wildlife Federation, VentureLab, PowerUp Fitness, and more! Get to know your favorite content creators digitally, then join us at a conference near you to meet—and collaborate—in person!

Ready to combine your passion for out-of-school time learning with content youth love?

"When it comes to out-of-school time, being able to have well trusted, easy to use educational content that is turnkey gives educators the ability to have fun with their students, but also ensure that the academics are strong and the students are receiving what they need. Mizzen is extraordinary, and if you're not using it, you should be."

— Kayla Ambesi, Supervisor of Community Schools, Schenectady City School District.

"When it comes to out-of-school time, being able to have well trusted, easy to use educational content that is turnkey gives educators the ability to have fun with their students, but also ensure that the academics are strong and the students are receiving what they need. Mizzen is extraordinary, and if you're not using it, you should be."

— Kayla Ambesi, Supervisor of Community Schools, Schenectady City School District.

Collaborative & Time-Saving Tools

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LAUNCHPAD

View curated content highlights, updated weekly.

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GROUPS

Organize your classes or programs into groups for easy scheduling.

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ACTIVITIES

Find engaging lesson plans ranging from STEM and entrepreneurship to the arts.

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COLLECTIONS

Create holistic learning experiences with a set of themed activities.

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PRO TIPS 

Get tips from the OST community to elevate your educator experience.

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SEARCH & FILTER

Search with ease based on category, grade, duration, learning standard, etc.

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SCHEDULE

Save time planning. Schedule activities ahead of time for you and your team.

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BOOKMARK 

See an activity you love? Bookmark it for later so you don't lose it!

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FRIENDLY FORMAT

Eliminate the guesswork. All our learning resources are formatted the same way.
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CHAT

Need to send an update or ask a question? Message your team directly on Mizzen.

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SHARE & PRINT

Share any activity digitally or print a hard copy for your team.

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REVIEW

Share your thoughts! Add and view reviews for each activity or collection.

4,000+ Out-of-School Time Programs Use Mizzen Education

4,000+ Out-of-School Time Programs Use Mizzen Education

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Get Mizzen for Your Team

As an out-of-school time champion, you know that teaming up is the key to your program’s success. With collaborative tools to help you streamline planning and coordination, Mizzen for Teams takes the work out of teamwork!

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get Mizzen for Teams?

Whether you're new or already have an individual account with us, simply fill out the form above and a Mizzen team member will reach out via email.

You can also email teams@mizzen.org to get started.

What kind of learning resources does the platform have?

You can find thousands of engaging and innovative learning resources for creating a fun out-of-school time environment for grades K-12. Current content categories include:

  • 21st Century Skills
  • Arts Enrichment 
  • College & Career Readiness
  • Digital & Media Literacy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Health & Wellness
  • Language Arts & Literacy
  • Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)
  • Social Studies & History
  • STEM
Do all the learning resources connect to learning standards?

Mizzen Education develops partnerships with out-of-school time and education organizations to provide high-quality innovative learning resources for the Mizzen Education platform. A portion of our Mizzen partners have aligned their learning resources to a learning standards framework. The frameworks include: 

  • CASEL
  • International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE)
  • Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
  • National Core Arts Standard
  • Common Core ELA
  • Common Core Math

As Mizzen continues to expand our partnerships, our library of learning resources as well as the learning standards frameworks will continue to grow. 

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