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Building State Capacity and Supporting Statewide Afterschool Networks

Council of Chief State School Officers

Amount: $50,000
Grant Period: 7/1/2011 to 12/31/2012
Program: Pathways to Opportunity
Program Area: Education
Geographic Focus: United States: United States (At Large)

This grant increase will continue to support the Council of Chief State School Officers to build state capacity to implement high quality afterschool and expanded learning opportunities. The grantee will expand work with seven states to focus on eliminating barriers to student participation in expanded learning opportunities that award credit, and provide more seamless partnership and integration between traditional education and the afterschool community. In addition, the grantee will continue to: 1) provide technical assistance to the statewide afterschool networks as part of the Afterschool Technical Assistance Collaborative; 2) partner with the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and the National Conference of State Legislatures to engage teams of state legislators, education chiefs, governors' policy advisors, and statewide afterschool network leaders to further statewide afterschool policies; and 3) share resources to support states in their implementation efforts.

Project Contact:

One Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC
UNITED STATES
Program Officer: Gwynn Hughes
Organizational Website: http://www.ccsso.org
Project Website: Not Available

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