ESEA Title IV Part B 21st Century Community Learning Centers
Information for (2018-2019) RFA
Scheduled Technical Assistance Webinars (9am-11am) on 1/4/19 & 2/4/19
Webinar (3pm – 5pm ) on 1/14/19
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Onsite Technical Assistance sessions:
Thursday January 24th, 2019 (1pm – 4pm) @ UNLV Cooperative Extension Office 8050 Paradise Road Classroom D
Monday, February 25, 2019 (1pm – 3pm) @ Nevada Department of Education Boardrooms in Carson City and Las Vegas.
Purpose: Federal funds administered by the state to issue competitive grant awards to eligible entities in order to establish community learning centers which provide academic and enrichment opportunities for children and their families.
1) Create community learning centers that provide academic opportunities, including tutoring, for children who attend low performing schools (K-12) in order to meet the state academic standards, are targeted to student academic needs and aligned with the school day instruction.
2) Offer students a broad array of additional services, programs, and enrichment activities, such as youth development activities, service learning, nutrition and health education, drug and violence prevention programs, counseling programs, arts, music, physical fitness and wellness programs, technology education programs, financial literacy programs, environmental literacy programs, mathematics, science, career and technical programs, internship or apprenticeship programs, and other ties to an in-demand industry sector or occupation for high school students that are designed to reinforce and complement the regular academic program of participating students; during before and after school hours, summer breaks or other periods when school is not in session.
3) Offer families of participating students the opportunity to actively engage in their children’s education. As well as, provide related opportunities for literacy development and other educational related services for the families.
Eligible entities: local educational agency (school districts and charters), community (non-profit) or faith-based organizations, Indian tribe or tribal organization, a public or private entity, or a consortium of 2 or more such agencies, organizations, or entities in active collaboration with low performing (CSI and TSI) schools and partnering youth serving organizations.