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Region 4 Expanded Learning

Region IV 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 the Counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Mateo, San Francisco, and Solano.

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. 

Please complete this FORM to be added to our local Region 4 e-blast for local expanded learning updates emailed to your inbox. If you are located in another region outside of region 4, please visit the CA Department of Education System of Support for Expanded Learning Contacts webpage to locate your regional lead for resources in your local area.



 Professional Development 

The intended audience for our expanded learning professional development offerings on this site are the "After School Education and Safety” (ASES) and “21st Century Community Learning Center" (CCLC) grantees throughout Region 4 counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Mateo, San Francisco, and Solano).

Region 4 Expanded Learning Programs Network Meetings - Join expanded learning grant managers and partners in staying abreast of state and local updates. Network with peers and share promising practices to build high-quality programs. Registration


* You must register in advance for all professional development offerings and a virtual link will be provided to you by email.

2024-25 Expanded Learning & STEAM Hub Region IV Menu of Services      Expanded Learning Programs Region 4 Network Meetings

Contact Us

Akilah Byrd, M.Ed.Akilah Byrd, M.Ed.
Director, Expanded Learning Programs
(510) 670-4139


Shamia SandlesShamia Sandles
Program Director, Expanded Learning Programs
(ASES/21st CCLC Programs) 
(510) 670-4143


Lorena Morales-EllisLorena Morales-Ellis
Program Director, Expanded Learning Programs
(ELO Programs)  
(510) 670-4285


Monica DennisMonica Dennis
Program Director,
STEAM & Expanded Learning Programs
(510) 670-4148


Freddie HendrixFreddie Hendrix
Administrative Assistant
(510) 670-4175