Academic Enrichment Outside School Hours
Includes providing tutorial services to help students, particularly students who attend low-performing schools, to meet State and local student academic achievement standards in core academic subjects such as reading and mathematics.
Encompasses youth development, drug and violence prevention, counseling, art, music, recreation, technology education, and character education, designed to reinforce and complement the students’ regular academic programming.
Family Literacy & Advocacy
Offer families of students served by community learning centers opportunities for literacy and related educational development.
From left, Alexander J. Higginbotham, 11, Ryan J. Arca-Steel, 11, Mallary R. Williams, 12, and Skyye O. Mee-Thomas, 12, sixth-graders at H.T. Wiley Intermediate School, Watertown.
Cornell Cooperative Extension’s 21st CCLC 4-H After-School Program in collaboration with National Center for Earth and Space Science Education, facilitated a Student Spaceflight Experience Program that had conducted team spaceflight experiments. One of the team’s experiments, which measures whether rust can be removed in microgravity, was chosen to be launched into space this spring! Congratulations to these young scientists!
Click here to read article in the Watertown Daily Times.
The U.S. Department of Education’s 21st CCLC program is partnering with The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to bring engaging and authentic hands-on STEM Design Challenges to elementary school (grades 3-5) and middle school students (grades 6-8).
Click here to access more information and see the list of participating programs.