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 Public Notice: SDCOE Applies for CCLC, ASSETs Funding

The San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) notifies the community of its intent to apply to the California Department of Education for funding for two programs that support academic enrichment during non-school hours: the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Elementary and Middle School Program, and the 21st Century After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens program (ASSETs).

The funding is for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.

The 21st Century CCLC program helps students meet state and local academic standards in core subjects, such as reading and math; offers students a broad array of enrichment activities that can complement the regular academic program; and offers educational services to the families of students participating in programs in the districts and schools included in the County Office’s request. Those districts and charter schools are: Julian Union Elementary; Lakeside Union Elementary; Lemon Grove; South Bay Union; Sweetwater Union High; Vallecitos Elementary; Oceanside Unified; Valley Center-Pauma Unified; Gompers Preparatory Academy; Empower Charter; Keiller Leadership Academy; Imperial Beach Charter; Nestor Language Academy Charter; Hawking S.T.E.A.M. Charter School 2.

This notice also serves as the opportunity to inform private schools, faith-based organizations, and community-based organizations of SDCOE’s intent to support the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children, particularly students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools.

Private schools and other entities interested in participating in CCLC may contact Daymon Beach or 858-569-3133. 

The 21st Century ASSETs program promotes the implementation of academic enrichment opportunities and activities designed to complement students’ regular academic program and that support college and career readiness, assist with literacy and related educational development services for families of these students, and provide a safe environment for students participating in the programs in the districts and schools included in the County Office’s request. Those districts and charter schools are: Bonsall Unified; Borrego Springs Unified; Escondido Union High; Grossmont Union High; Ramona City Unified; San Diego County Office of Education; San Marcos Unified; Sweetwater Union High; Valley Center-Pauma Unified; Del Lago Academy; Gompers Preparatory Academy; Guajome Park Academy; High Tech High International; High Tech High Media Arts; Mueller Charter School (Bayfront Charter High School); SBE-Thrive Public.

Private schools and other entities interested in participating may contact Lisa Davis at 858-569-3138.

If awarded funding, the County Office will disseminate information about the 21st Century CCLC and ASSETs program in a manner that clearly states its goals with information posted on the SDCOE website and announced through local news resources. SDCOE invites comments and partnerships as it works to improve the services offered to students through quality expanded learning programs.

This announcement serves as public notice of our intent to apply.