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Email: ndseec.info@k12.nd.us

1305 9th Avenue South
Fargo, ND 58103

Phone: 701.446.3170

Fax: 701.446.3176

21CCLC Afterschool Programs

What is a 21st Century Community Learning Center?
  • Federal Grant Program
  • Administered by ND Department of Public Instruction through South East Education Cooperative (SEEC).
  • Provides low OR no cost afterschool and summer learning programs for high-needs schools
  • SEEC is the fiscal gent for 21CCLC grant in southeastern ND including 10 districts and 22 school buildings
  • Some programs are operated by SEEC while others are sub-grantee, community-based organizations (YMCA, Boys & Girls Club, CHARISM, Wahpeton Youth Club)

FOCUS: 21CCLC programs focus on 21st Century skills including social emotional learning goals like self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, responsible decision-making, and relationship skills.

FORMAT: all SEEC 21CCLC programs implement the Afterschool 7, a framework of essential components proven by research to best meet the physical, social, emotional, and academic needs of students in a larger group setting.

Afterschool 7 is an afterschool framework designed to create a community of 21st Century learners. This program supports the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities during out-of-school time for children, particularly students who attend high-poverty and/or low-performing schools. The program helps students meet state and local education standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and math; offers students a broad array of enrichment activities that can complement their regular academic programs; and offers other educational services to the families of participating children.
  • 7 components
  • Fidelity checklists
  • 21st Century Skills
  • STREAM (science, technology, reading, engineering, art, math)
  • SEL (social emotional learning)
  • Monthly visits with program coaches


Programs & Partners

Programs

  • Edgeley
  • Ellendale
  • Griggs County Central
  • Jamestown
    • Washington, Lincoln, Roosevelt
  • LaMoure
  • Mapleton
  • Valley City
    • Jefferson, Washington

Partners

  • Boys & Girls Club
  • CHARISM
  • Wahpeton Youth Club
  • YMCA of Cass & Clay





21CCLC Program Statistics

2018-19 School Year (Aug. 1, 2018 - July 31, 2019)

  • 1,472 Total Program Participants
    • 1,358 elementary
    • 71 middle school
    • 20 high school
  • 509 Average Daily Attendance
  • 445,468 Contact Hours*
  • 259 Days of Operation

*Contact Hours equal the total time delivered across all students. Example: Eight students attending a program for three hours on a single day would equal 24 contact hours.


Contact Information

Jolene Garty
Director of Student Services
(701) 446-3173
jolene.garty@k12.nd.us