Summit Information and Call For Presenters

To all 21st CCLC Grantees,

The 21st CCLC conference committee is in the process of planning the 2017 Expanded Learning Summit.  Due to unforeseen circumstances the mandatory Summit dates have been changed to February 27 – March 1, 2017.  The conference will be held at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center, see the attached timeline for details (changes are highlighted in yellow).  Grantees are encouraged to begin making their room reservations as early as possible.  Registration information for the conference will be forthcoming.

Additionally, The Ohio Department of Education – Office of Federal Programs/21st Century is pleased to issue a Call for Presenters for our 6th Annual Statewide Expanded Learning Summit.  This year’s Summit will be held at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in Lewis Center, Ohio on February 27 – March 1.

Call Deadline:  Friday, December 23, 2016

The focus for this year’s Summit is designed to provide a forum for strengthening professional knowledge, sharing best practices, linking after school activities to school day instruction, preparing students for 21st century skills, and developing networks. The Expanded Learning Summit is seeking workshop proposals that correspond with the workshop tracks outlined in the request for proposal. All workshops will be presented on February 28, 2017.  To complete the form click on the link below:



Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Community Service Grants Announced

Project Grants Available!

ServeOhio, along with its corporate Stewards of Service, Honda of America and AEP Ohio, announce the availability of grants to support community service projects organized for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 16, 2017. Grant awards will range between $500 to $1,000.

How can the funding be used?

The Project Grants support projects that create or improve community assets or infrastructure such as parks, schools, senior centers, community gardens or low-income homes through community volunteer engagement. Funds may be used for:

  • Supplies/materials
  • Volunteer Support

Who is eligible to apply?

Non-profit and public organizations in Ohio including, but not limited to, volunteer centers, school districts, community colleges, universities, and local governments are eligible to apply.

Ready to apply?

For the application and instructions, visit the ServeOhio Website. The application deadline is Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 5:00 PM.  We look forward to receiving your application!

Do you need volunteers for your project?

Recruit volunteers, share information about your MLK Day project, and browse other volunteer opportunities at

Compliance Training Reminder

Please remember to register in STARS for the optional Compliance System Training this month. There will be two sessions each day. The first session is from 10:00AM to 12:00PM and the second session is from 1:30PM to 3:30PM. You only need to attend one session. If you have any questions regarding the training, please contact your regional consultant.

October 6– Southeast Region- Muskingham County Library-Zanesville, 220 N 5th St. Zanesville, Ohio 43701

October 13– Northeast Region- Lorain County Community College, Spitzer Conference Center, 1005 N. Abbe Rd. Elyria, Ohio 44035

October 20– Northwest Region- Owens Community College, 30335 Oregon Rd. Perrysburg, Ohio 43551 (Audiovisual Classroom)

October 27– Southwest Region- YMCA of Greater Cincinnati, 1105 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

November 3– Central Region- State Library of Ohio, 274 East First Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43201