FY17 New 21st CCLC Award Recipients

We are pleased to announce the FY17 NEW 21st Century Award Recipients!  The Ohio Department of Education, Office of Federal Programs received 200 NEW applications for this year’s competitive process and many of the applications received were highly rated.  Due to available funds after awarding our renewal grants, we were able to award funds to 26 new grants.

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Inclusion Webinar

Free Webinar

Inclusion in 21st CCLC Environments:

Lessons From the Field

 Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. EDT

 How can your 21st CCLC program meaningfully include all students, including students with disabilities? How can your program create professional development opportunities to support inclusion for all students? Get a preview of the new Lessons From the Field guides in this webinar.

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 Learn about the new Lessons From the Field guides on inclusion and supporting students with disabilities in 21st CCLC programs. These easy-to-use guides will provide information and strategies for including students with disabilities in 21st CCLC programs at the state, program and site levels. In this webinar, you will get examples and strategies for creating inclusive practices and policies to incorporate in your everyday work.

Presenters: The Lessons From the Field Project Team

 This webinar is for state coordinators, program directors, site coordinators, practitioners, community partners, family members and others interested in supporting all students in 21st CCLC programs. All participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and join in discussions.

 This is the sixth in a series of inclusion-focused webinars created by Lessons From the Field — Supporting All Students, Including Students With Disabilities, a technical assistance project funded by the U.S. Department of Education Office of Elementary and Secondary Education.


Summer Institute Live Broadcast

The 2016 Summer Institute is quickly approaching and we are pleased to announce that the plenary sessions will be broadcast live for those of you who are unable to join us in Phoenix. Advance registration to view the plenaries is not required.  To join, simply go to the Summer Institute homepage (http://21stcclc.leedmci.com/) on the dates and times noted below.  Plenaries will be recorded and posted at a later date.   Please note the dates below and that times for the plenary sessions are given in Mountain Standard Time (MST).

  • Tuesday July 19, 2016 – 8:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. MST 21st CCLC–State of the Union Speakers:   Sylvia Lyles, Director, Office of Academic Improvement Programs U.S. Department of Education Rhonda Lauer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Foundations, Inc. Jodi Grant, Director, Afterschool Alliance
  • Tuesday July 19, 2016 – 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. MST Expanding Learning Beyond the Classroom Moderator: Sylvia Lyles, Director, Office of Academic Improvement Programs U.S. Department of Education Panelists: Karyl Resnick, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Deborah Kneeland Keegan, Everett Public Schools Brianna Flannery, Everett Public Schools John Obremski, Everett Public Schools Cindy Trejo, Arizona Department of Education Billy Thrall, Arizona Governor’s Office Heather Merrill, Glendale Community College Lyn Bailey, Washington Elementary School District Tracey Beal, Washington Elementary School District Christine Hollingsworth, Washington Elementary School District Kathleen McKeever, Washington Elementary School District
  •  Wednesday July 20, 2016 – 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. MST Professionalizing the Field for 21st CCLC Staff and a Presentation by the Student Voices Speakers:   Sylvia Lyles, Director, Office of Academic Improvement Programs U.S. Department of Education Haynes Cooney, You For Youth Monique McDowell-Russell, Project Specialist, Foundations, Inc. Nathnael Abraham,Virginia Asia Brooks, Maryland Peter Griggs,Alaska Iris (Aeola) Lu, Minnesota Luis Pagan, New Jersey

·  Wednesday July 20, 2016 – 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. MST Using Data Effectively to Demonstrate 21st CCLC Alignment to the School Day Facilitator: Gwynn Hughes, Program Officer, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Speakers:  Terri Ferinde Dunham, Collaborative Communications Group Terri Foulkes, Missouri Afterschool Network Chris Smith, Boston After School & Beyond Deborah Vandell, University of California, Irvine