CAN Newsletter – Important Updates and Upcoming Events
February 12, 2019

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Site Coordinator Expanded Learning Symposium Save the Date for February 14-15, 2020

The 2019 Site Coordinator Expanded Learning Symposium was a huge success! 500 Expanded Learning stakeholders from across the state of California boarded the Queen Mary for an inspirational 2-day event dedicated to the capacity building and celebration of Site Coordinators. The event provided 50 workshops, a panel of esteemed professionals, empowering keynote speakers, and a special CA Afterschool Champion award presented to Assembly Member Kevin McCarty.

Don’t miss out on a chance to experience the magic of a Site Coordinator Expanded Learning Symposium -mark your calendars because we have the event date and location already booked for next year! The 2020 Symposium will take place February 14th and 15th in Fresno, CA. 


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Grant Reduction Process: ASES, 21st CCLC, and ASES Programs

This post contains information on the grant reduction process for the After School Education and Safety, 21st Century Community Learning Centers, and 21st Century High School After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens (ASSETs) Programs. 

A grant reduction process is required by the California Education Code (EC) sections 8483.7 and 8483.76, effective July 1, 2019.  Attached to this post is the Grant Award Reduction Process with examples. 

What’s New? 

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The CAN Website Has a New Look!

The California AfterSchool Network’s website recently underwent a site-wide wide make-over. The new, user friendly site includes all the valuable information you need for your after school program. Please be advised, several landing pages are new and will be filled with appropriate content in the next few weeks, so stay tuned for updates!

Learning in Afterschool & Summer

Teacher Strikes and After School

The increase in our nations teacher strikes has a severe impact on the regular school day as well as after school programs. Although these strikes are meant to improve the quality of education and increase the wages for educators, this has caused a decrease in daily attendance from students and increased the number of students who are left