Staff & Leadership

Executive Director


CAP is seeking a full-time Executive Director.  CAP is one of fifty networks that comprise the National Network of Statewide Afterschool Networks, funded in part by the C. S. Mott Foundation.  The Executive Director  will work with key partners to develop, coordinate, and lead the CAP Network’s initiatives.  The successful candidate will possess strong project management and consensus-building skills, and the ability to bridge relationships between the public and private/nonprofit sectors.

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Action Teams

Action Teams work to help CAP reach their goals. Current teams include:

Program Quality and Professional Development

This team reviews current local, regional, and national quality systems to provide on-ramps to understanding how to implement systems change through high-quality afterschool and out-of-school-time programs. Additionally, this team supports a variety of learning to promote, enhance and develop the growing afterschool youth service professional.

Policy and Advocacy

This team examines national, state and local policies supporting high-quality afterschool and out-of-school-time systems with the goal of providing education and expertise on how such policies may affect youth, families and youth service professionals while advocating for the advancement and support of equitable access of afterschool programs for all Colorado youth.

Communications and Constituency Building

This team reviews communications and governance related to promotion and capacity-building for CAP, including adapting marketing materials for special events like Lights on Afterschool and National Summer Learning Day.


This team seeks funding to develop and sustain the statewide network’s advocacy and standards development for high-quality afterschool and out of school time programs for all Colorado youth.