On April 11th, the California Department of Education’s Expanded Learning Division released the Intent to award funding for 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC Elementary and Middle School) and 21st Century High School After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens (ASSETs) programs contingent upon the availability of federal funds, and subject to change based upon the grant appeal process.
During this training, adapted from the Summer Matters Technical Assistance Manual, participants will learn about elements of high-quality summer programs and effective tools to guide programs in their ongoing development of quality programming.
A quick reference guide for the CASP.
Educators often ask why we recommend that summer learning programs last at least one month. This suggestion is one of the six signs of a great summer learning program and is featured in our latest video, Summer Learning – An Inspiring Alternative to Summer School. Here are five reasons why duration matters:
This brief describes how well the Quick CASP addresses each of the Quality Standards, using an approach similar to A Crosswalk Between the Quality Standards for Expanded Learning and Program Quality Assessment Tools.
Summer learning programs participating in the Summer Matters campaign use a standard toolkit to continually assess their programs, identify strengths, and plan improvements.