Developing a quality expanded learning program requires a clear vision, solid leadership, and a well-rounded base of knowledge in a variety of topic areas.
For each of the Program Topics listed below, access Tools to Download and Online and Community Resources to build capacity within your expanded learning program.
- After School Connect — Links expanded learning programs with assistance providers so you can
partner more effectively, expand capabilities, and improve program
- SEDL Toolkit — Offers research-based practices, sample lessons, video examples,
and resources to support academic enrichment in expanded learning.
- San Diego County Office of Education Outdoor Education — Develops students’ interest in the natural world around them through a variety of activities.
Family Literacy/Parent Education
Marketing and Promotion
Program Management Tools
Afterschool Alliance — A nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the
importance of expanded learning programs and advocating for quality,
affordable programs for all children. The site includes information
about funding sources, how to start an expanded learning program, and