Mission: The mission of the Wisconsin Afterschool Network (WAN) is to support schools and community partners in delivering high quality school-age afterschool programs to diverse children and youth to promote academic success, personal/social development and healthy active living.

Vision: All Wisconsin school-age children and youth have the opportunity to attend a high quality afterschool or expanded learning program.


  • Partnership – Create a sustainable structure of statewide, regional, local and school-community partnerships focused on supporting high quality afterschool and expanded learning programs.
  • Policy – Support the development and growth of statewide policies to secure resources needed to sustain new and existing programs.
  • Program Quality – Support statewide systems to ensure programs are of high quality.