21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC)

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Multimedia Details Title: 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC)
Creator: Alabama State Department of Education
Submitted By: Clarissa Barrett, ,

Alabama State Department of Education, Federal Programs


The purpose of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant is to develop community-based learning centers which will provide additional learning opportunities for children, including academic enrichment, drug and violence prevention, character education, music, art, recreation, etc. during the out-of-school time, and to offer educational opportunities to families served by community learning centers.

General Provisions in the 21st CCLC Program:

  • Grants are for three (3) years.
  • Applications are competitive.
  • LEAs as well as Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) may apply.
  • Applications may be written to serve one or more than one school.
  • To be served, a school/geographical area must be 40% or greater on free and reduced lunch.
  • Funds must be used to supplement, not supplant.
  • All student activities are for the out-of-regular school
  • Great opportunity to work on student skills, attitude, and involve parents.
  • Funds may be used for family activities.

Contact Information:

For information concerning 21st Century Community Learning Centers contact Sherry Coleman, Education Specialist over 21st Century Community Learning Centers at 334-242-8216 or by email at scoleman@alsde.edu. 

Length: 06:00
Content Areas: Professional Development
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