21st CCLC Bidders’ Conferences Dates Announced

The Ohio Department of Education, Office of Federal Programs, 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) is offering potential applicants the opportunity to attend a Bidders’ Conference where the 21st Century Fiscal Year 2017 Request for Application (RFA) will be released. If you are interested in attending, you may select from one of the following dates, times and locations below. All sessions will cover the same information, so it is only necessary to register for and attend one of the sessions.

Registration is required. You must log into your SAFE account to get to the registration portal in the STARS Professional Development and Technical Assistance System. If you have additional questions, please contact Connie Sims at connie.sims@eduation.ohio.gov .


January 6, 2016: (Southwest) Roberts Convention Center
123 Gano Rd. Wilmington Ohio 45117 P#: 937-283-3200
AM Session 10 -12
PM Session is 2 -4

January 13, 2016: (Central) Mansfield Convention Center
890 West Fourth Street, Mansfield, Ohio 44902 P#: 880-642-8282
AM Session 10 -12
PM Session is 2 -4

January 20, 2016: (Northwest) Sawmill Creek Resort
400 Sawmill Creek Dr. Huron/Sandusky, Ohio 44839
AM Session 10 -12
PM Session is 2 -4

Evaluation Support Letter

Please review the support letter from the Ohio Department of Education regarding the work of your 21st Century Community Learning Centers and our partnership with our contract evaluators, the American Institutes for Research (AIR).  This support letter describes the focus of the evaluation and your role in participating with the researchers.

21st Century Letter

If you have any further questions about the evaluation or its process, please contact Shannon D. Teague at Shannon.Teague@education.ohio.gov .


Ohio Expanded Learning Award Nominations Due Soon!

Ahoy! The Expanded Learning Summit ship will be sailing soon. The deadlines to submit a workshop presentation and award nomination for the Expanded Learning Summit, Embark on a Fantastic Voyage: Discover the Treasures of Afterschool are rapidly approaching. Here are some key dates to know:


December 16, 2015 – Awards nomination deadline    5th-annual-21st-century-community-learning-centers-summit-awards-announcementFINAL

Registration for the Ohio Expanded Learning Summit is now open!

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To register for the summit go to:


To make hotel reservation, go to:

If you have questions about the summit, please contact
Beth Urban