• Region 4
    Expanded Learning Programs

    The Region 4 Expanded Learning Programs Team provides technical assistance for the After School Education and Safety (ASES) and the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) programs and the Expanded Learning Opportunities Program (ELO-Program) throughout Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Mateo, San Francisco, and Solano Counties.

    California's Expanded Learning programs are an integral part of young people's education, engaging them in year-round learning opportunities that prepare them for college, career, and life. The Region 4 System of Support for Expanded Learning Team provides training, coaching, mentoring, resource brokering and ongoing support for expanded learning grantees throughout region 4 counties. 

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  • Resources 

    • The California AfterSchool Network hosts interviews with Michael Funk, Division Director for the California Department of Education Expanded Learning Division, to better help the field navigate the current state of Expanded Learning, including what guidance means for your programs. These chats include policy updates as well as interviews with partners elevating current topics and promising practices.
      View Fireside Chats here.
    • California After School Network - The Mission of the California Afterschool Network is to provide professionals, advocates, and community members the tools and resources necessary to build high-quality out-of-school time programs in California.
    • After School Education and Safety Program - The purpose of the After School Education and Safety (ASES) Program is to create incentives for establishing locally-driven Expanded Learning programs, including after school programs that partner with public schools and communities to provide academic and literacy support, and safe, constructive alternatives for youth. The ASES Program involves collaboration among parents, youth, and representatives from schools, governmental agencies, individuals from community-based organizations, and the private sector. 
    • California Department of Education Expanded Learning webpage
    • Expanded Learning Opportunities Program (ELO-P) - CDE general information regarding the Expanded Learning Opportunities Program derived from Assembly Bill 130.
    • Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO) Grants - CDE information on In-Person Instruction Grants and Expanded Learning Opportunities Grants established by AB 86.