This section is intended mainly for after school program administrators, directors, coordinators, or site managers searching for basic information or resources from the California Department of Education (CDE) and CASRC on the following topics related to state-granted After School Education and Safety (ASES) and 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) Programs:
Locate budget and reporting forms, requests for applications, and funding results and grant reimbursements for after school programs.
Examine detailed descriptions for state-funded after school programs, including background, purpose and objectives, program elements, operational requirements, evaluation criteria, and funding priorities.
|Accountability & Reporting
Read a basic overview of the provisions for after school programs, including conditions of operations, program components, and general compliance requirements.
Access online resources for supporting program planning, implementation, and effectiveness.
|Laws & Regulations
Read descriptions and access full-text versions of the state and federal laws regulating after school programs, as well as information regarding after school-related propositions, measures, and other pertinent legislation.
Find resources for key after school staff, including program administrators, directors, coordinators, or site supervisors.
Get information and resources related to professional development/training for after school staff.
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