Upcoming Events At-A-Glance
ADE 21st CCLC Professional Development Opportunities
ADE 21st CCLC Fall Conference - Next Conference 2013
This annual conference will inform grantees with 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant best practices, challenges and solutions, and team building opportunities to support the implementation of the grant. Model grantees will showcase after school program implementation best practices by facilitating various break out sessions for varying skill levels. They will share theory and implementation strategies regarding academic achievement, youth development, family engagement, and 21st Century Grant leadership. This conference is planned by the Arizona Department of Education and the Vision Team (Arizona advisory board for 21st CCLC).
ADE 21st CCLC New Grantee Orientation
(Newly awarded grantee leadership is required to attend)
This one day orientation for new 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) grantees will introduce and explain the culture of ADE 21st CCLC support and monitoring. This training will provide new 21st CCLC program leadership with information necessary for a successful grant implementation and effective management. The orientation will offer an overview of how to get started and provides critical information to meet federal and state grant requirements. Each grantee will leave the training with a reference book, outlining key information on fiscal and programmatic accountability. This orientation will be presented by ADE staff and the leadership from successful 21st CCLC grant programs in Arizona.
AZ 21st CCLC Networking Meeting and Site Visit
Participants will have an opportunity to visit Arizona 21st CCLC sites that are on target in meeting their goals and objectives. Site staff will highlight the model of programming that is working at their site. In addition, participants will visit the after school program and witness first hand one way to successfully implement programming. This is an excellent opportunity to network with other AZ 21st CCLC staff. Those that host the training coordinate with the ADE 21st CCLC Unit Staff and facilitate this opportunity on a voluntary basis. These events are offered at various times throughout the year.
Additional 21st CCLC Professional Development Opportunities
The U.S. Department of Education 21st CCLC Summer Institute – Cancelled
National speakers and 21st CCLC staff in the field focus on ensuring that after school programs engage participants and their communities in activities that effectively support learning and youth development. Over 2000 21st CCLC participants meet for 2-3 days to learn about programs that provide high-quality learning opportunities in the content areas complemented by activities that promote positive social, physical and emotional development.
21st CCLC Unit
Arizona Department of Education
1535 West Jefferson Street, Bin #14
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
Director: Cindy Trejo