The Impact of Expanded Learning in California
News & Events
We are committed to providing you with the resources and tools necessary to build high quality out-of-school time programs in California. Keep up to date with all the latest news and events.
The Site Coordinator Network (SCN) is dedicated to assist in the capacity building and empowerment of California’s Site Coordinators and the various communities they serve. Review the SCN Brochure for details on participation and commitment to the network, and share with your peers today!
Register now for the 15th annual California Afterschool and Summer Challenge taking place in Sacramento, CA March 11th and 12th. The Challenge is a one of a kind event that brings together hundreds of after school and school-age care providers, families and youth to share their stories of why after school and summer programming for youth matters!
Take a moment to spread the love for after school programs this Valentine’s Day. There are many reasons to love after school - we love after school programs because it ensures a safe environment, inspires creative learning, and helps working families. The Afterschool Alliance has created a We Love Afterschool Partner Toolkit to help you express your love for after school and show why #AfterschoolWorks i
The Aspen Institute’s National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development (NCSEAD) released the report, From a Nation at Risk to a Nation at Hope, which emphasizes the need to integrate social, emotional, and cognitive development within students’ academic learning.
The California AfterSchool Network is a sponsor os the 2019 BOOST Collaborative Conference! The CAN team will be hosting 6 inspirational workshops in Palm Springs sharing our vision for the field for Afterschool while also encouraging and building the support for Afterschool advocates. Register for BOOST today for a chance to catch the CAN workshop strand!
The Expanded Learning Division of the California Department of Education is pleased to announce the Five-Year Expanded Learning Strategic Plan 2.0. There will be multiple workgroups established to help implement each area of the new plan. Stay tuned!
The Strategic Plan 2.0 can be found on the CDE After School Education & Safety Program web page.
On Monday, January 7th 2019, Thurmond was sworn in as the new State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SSPI). Thurmond has a wealth of experience as a social worker and politician, and has been a major champion and supporter of California’s youth and after school. In his plan, Make California’s Public Schools the Best in the Nation, Thurmond outlines providing school-based services for all students, like meals in the summer, physical education, and an emphasis on after school programs.