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The purpose of the California AfterSchool Network is to increase access to high-quality out-of-school time programs that support success for all children and youth.

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.

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2019 Real Time Attendance Trackers Now Available!

2019 Real Time Attendance Trackers developed by ASAPConnect is a fantastic, easy to use tool to help track attendance for ASES and 21st CCLC Grantees. The Real Time Attendance Tracker is a tool that helps Expanded Learning site level staff members assess their attendance in real time.  While there are many tools that measure quarterly, monthly and even weekly attendance, this easy-to-use tool can help a site level staff person answer, “What is my attendance today at my site?” By having this current data, site level staff are more easily able to


We Love After School – Spread the Word, Spread the Love!

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


SSPI Tony Thurmond’s Plan for the Future

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.