Expanded LearningCalifornia'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.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Expanded Learning Programs
Guidance to After School Education and Safety (ASES) grantees, 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) grantees, and 21st Century High School After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens (ASSETs) grantees related to Executive Order N-45-20.
- Role of Expanded Learning Pro(grams During the COVID-19 Crisis
- Senate Bill 98 Guidance (Modified 18-Sep-2020)
- COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions 2020–21
- License Exempt Waivers Available to ASES/Expanded Learning Programs from California Department of Social Services
Funding Opportunities for Expanded Learning
Access different funding opportunities available for schools in California and funding results from previous years
Quality Standards and Continuous Quality Improvement
Information and guidance on the Quality Standards for Expanded Learning in California and implementing a quality, data-driven improvement process for expanded programs based on the Quality Standards.
Statewide System of Support
The System of Support for Expanded Learning programs in California consist of California Department of Education staff, designated County Leads/Staff and contracted Technical Assistance Providers.
Laws and Policy
Federal and state legislation, laws, policies and guidance for After School Education and Safety and 21st Century Community Learning Centers.
Reporting and Forms
Expanded learning programs can access budget information, payment and reporting schedules, forms, and other reporting requirements.
Stakeholder Engagement and Advisory Committee
The Expanded Learning Division values the input of stakeholders and utilizes stakeholder engagement as a way to identify the needs in the field and help to implement the work of the Strategic Plan.
Expanded learning recognition for awardees from the annual Lights on Celebration and the Distinguished After School Health.
Resources for the After School Education and Safety program and the 21st Century Community Learning Centers.
Students Enjoying an Expanded Learning Program