Beyond the Bell at AIR

Custom Full-Day In-Person Training

AIR staff are happy to work with you on a customized training package focused on specific topics or chapters in the Toolkit. Each training session is interactive and provides time for staff to interact with the information and tools in the Toolkit, as well as with each other. AIR trainers will facilitate activities, provide time for staff to reflect on the information learn, and lead staff through planning for implementing the new knowledge and skills into programming. Our customizable full-day training covers eight hours of training and includes two 15-minute break and 30 minutes for lunch.


Please note that the base price for this training option does not include travel costs. Please select the closest state and city (airport) to display the price with travel included.


About Ordering:

To pay with a credit card, please continue and complete your purchase through our online store. Simply add this item to your cart then click the link to "view cart and check out." To pay using a purchase order, please email a completed purchase order to 

All purchase orders can be made out to American Institutes for Research. We are located at 1000 Thomas Jefferson Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20007.

Please make sure to include in the body of your email your name, contact information, and the service(s) you are ordering. Your order will be processed within 48 hours and you will receive an email to confirm your purchase and begin arranging your training. Upon receipt and processing of your purchase order, American Institutes for Research (AIR) will send an invoice to the appropriate contact person indicated on your purchase order. 

Hear What Our Users Have to Say:

"Beyond the Bell is a great resource for afterschool and expanded learning staff! This comprehensive toolkit covers all of the essential topics for building a high-quality program. Beyond the Bell gives staff an easy-to-use guide to elevating program quality right at their fingertips."

-- Ana, Program Quality Coordinator, YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago

There is no need to reinvent the wheel when you have a copy of Beyond the Bell. It gives new staff a picture of a fully developed program or, for someone like me with over 10 years of experience in the field, I refer to it for inspiration and fresh ideas."

-- Kim, Associate Director of Community School Initiatives, Family Focus, Inc.

"The Beyond the Bell toolkit is an excellent manual for running effective and successful afterschool and expanded learning programs. It is such a great asset for Project Directors and Site Coordinators to have all these valuable resources at one stop."

-- Sowmiya, Project Director, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School