2022 ELO Program Planning Workshop


ELO Program Planning Workshop
Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Register Today for the ELO Program Planning Workshop on Jan. 19th, 2022.

The California AfterSchool Network, California Department of Education (CDE) Expanded Learning Division, and the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (CCEE) are collaborating to offer staff, educators, and leadership of all California education-related sectors, an opportunity to participate in interactive sessions to collaborate on unprecedented investments intended to support California’s children and youth.

This Workshop: 
The ELO Program Planning Workshop provides the latest details on the Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO) Program. The two hour workshop consists of two 1 hour sessions, each with the majority of the time spent in an interactive breakout session.


Breakout Sessions

The breakout sessions are intended to meet you where you are and help connect you with the resources, ideas, and information that will help you progress your planning efforts. Find workshop resources including recordings, slide decks, and other materials linked below.

Brand New to Expanded Learning 

For those that are brand new to Expanded Learning and have questions about the basics.

Facilitated by Danielle Jones, Stanislaus County Office of Education, Region 6 County Lead and Taliea Smith, Give Every Child A Chance/Manteca USD,  School of Leadership and Facilitation Fellow and Site Coordinator

Planning 101 

Maybe you know the basics about Expanded Learning but aren’t sure how to start with your ELO Program planning.

Facilitated by Tiffany Gipson and Troy Selvey from the California AfterSchool Network, and Julie Sesser and Diego Arancibia from ASAPconnect

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​Community Engagement

Community Engagement is an essential component for ALL of your planning efforts. Join this breakout to dig into engagement strategies for your community!

Facilitated by Steven Sterling Mitchell, Assistant Director, Community Engagement and System of Support from the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence.

Space to Innovate 101

For those who have already started planning but would like to get some more ideas; will include LEA’s working on some innovative ideas.

Facilitated by Michael Funk from the Expanded Learning Division of CDE and local districts.

Space to Innovate 201, Integration

If you want to take your innovation deeper, and connect with others about cross-sector partnership and innovation leveraging multiple funding sources. 

Facilitated by Jeff Davis from California AfterSchool Network and Hayin Kimner from CSLX.

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Space to Innovate 201, Summer Learning

If you want to take your innovation deeper and connect with others on Summer Learning.

Facilitated by Jessica Gunderson and Aleah Rosario from Partnership for Children and Youth.

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Upcoming Sessions: 

Jan 25 at 12:30pm: Summer Planning and Partnerships

Feb (date TBD) on Innovative Staffing Solutions

Future sessions (Mar- May) on integrating Universal Pre-Kindergarten, serving target student groups, outreach, operations, staff training and onboarding, continuous quality improvement 

Planning Tools:

Engaging and Paying HS Students:

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Unique Spaces – Leveraging $50K Apportionments

A peer dialogue for those navigating the unique opportunities of smaller apportionment amounts.

Facilitated by Bessie Glossenger, Regional Lead, Mendocino County Office of Education; Melea Meyer, R1 STEAM Hub/ Sonoma County Lead, Mendocino County Office of Education; and Gloria Halley, Regional Lead, Butte County Office of Education

Technical Deeper Dive

For those that are interested in the more technical details and Q&A to move along their planning efforts.

Facilitated by Sterling Williams and Jen Taylor from the Expanded Learning Division of CDE.