CAN Newsletter – Important Updates and Upcoming Events
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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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.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond today announced that applications are available for the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and Seamless Summer Option (SSO), both federally funded, state-administered programs that serve free meals to children eighteen and younger when school is out of session.
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!
The deadline to register to be a member of the Site Coordinator Network is April 26th, 2019.
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!
After school programs have been a valuable resource for many families and students for over a hundred years. In fact, many people do not even know the history and significant society impact Afterschool has.
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