05 Feb 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant Program

The Clark County School District is preparing to submit a competitive proposal to the Nevada Department of Education to expand the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) grant program. Planning for the specifics of program
implementation is ongoing and student, parent, and community input is encouraged. The public may contact the CCSD 21st CCLC Coordinator, Dawna Alexander, at 702-799-1196 for more information.

Application for the grant must be submitted by February 21, 2020. If awarded, this federally funded program will expand afterschool programming that provides students with evidence-based academic and enrichment opportunities. Activities are designed to reinforce the students’ regular academic program, and are linked to math and literacy performance indicators, are an integral part of the program.

The learning centers will be located on school sites for easy access to students and families. Tutoring and mentoring, homework help, community service opportunities, as well as academic enrichment such as music, art, sports, and cultural activities will be offered at each site. Nonprofits and other community organizations are also eligible to apply for funding. All awarded sites will work closely with various community partners to implement the program.