Policy Updates & Interview with Fresno USD
Fireside Chat: Sept 14, 2023

Policy Updates & Interview with Fresno USD

Join us for Fireside Chat #54!

In this chat, Heather Williams from the California AfterSchool Network and Michael Funk, Director of the Expanded Learning Division of the California Department of Education (EXLD), cover a few key policy updates and are joined by special guests from Fresno Unified School District (FUSD) to discuss how they have been leveraging ELO-P dollars to partner with their community, ensuring all of their students have equitable access to high-quality Expanded Learning opportunities:

  • Bob Nelson, Superintendent, FUSD
  • Jeremy Ward, Assistant Superintendent – College & Career Readiness, FUSD
  • Connie Cha, Director of Expanded Learning, FUSD


On July 10, 2023, SB 114, the Education Omnibus Budget Trailer Bill was signed into law, which includes changes to the California Education Code impacting Expanded Learning programs funded by ELO-P, ASES, and 21st CCLC funding streams.


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