ELO Program Updates
The California Department of Education, Expanded Learning Division, is proud to announce the release of new and updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)!
This email is a notification that the Expanded Learning Opportunities Program now has a total of 26 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). Some FAQs have been updated based on feedback from the field. Others are completely new and provide guidance on concepts such as “offer” and “provide access.”
On Monday, January 10, California Governor Newsom released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-23.
With unprecedented funding available for CA’s budget, there are again significant increases in the K-12 budget and other budgets that support California’s children and families.
A few highlights specifically for Expanded Learning include:
The Policy Committee of the Expanded Learning Division has revised the guidance for the Late Arrival and Early Release policy as required in the California Education Code (EC). The previous guidance was more restrictive than the EC supported. The revised guidance is now aligned with the EC and includes Frequently Asked Questions and Promising Practices.
The California Department of Education, Expanded Learning Division recently sent an email notification that the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the Expanded Learning Opportunities Program have added questions 6–14, and are posted on the California Department of Education website at Expanded Learning Opportunities Program FAQs – Expanded Learning (CA Dept of Education).
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Expanded Learning Opportunities Program have recently been revised for questions 1-5, and has posted to the California Department of Education website at Expanded Learning Opportunities Program FAQs – Expanded Learning (CA Dept of Education).
The California Department of Education (CDE) Expanded Learning Division has announced the Expanded Learning Opportunities Program (ELO-P) Program Plan Guide has been posted on the CDE Webpage at https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/ex/documents/elopprogplanguide.pdf
Thank you to all of our attendees, presenters, guest speakers, and planning team! We truly enjoyed our day with you and hope the #CAELOProgram convening provided you with an opportunity to connect and learn.
And if you weren’t able to make it – no problem! You can still access the materials!
Convening Materials & Resources
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.
The California AfterSchool Network hosts interviews with Michael Funk, Division Director for the California Department of Education Expanded Learning Division, to better help the field navigate the current state of Expanded Learning, including what guidance means for your programs. These chats include policy updates as well as interviews with partners elevating current topics and promising practices.
In this post we have identified Fireside Chats that are relevant specifically to the Expanded Learning Opportunities Program, or ELO-P.
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