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Aligning With The School Day

Community Partnerships



Partnering with Families

Parent Involvement Resources

Parent Involvement Resources (cont.)


Promising Practices in Afterschool

  • Moving Forward: Building Effective Family-School Partnerships
    A webinar providing an overview of what we now know about policies and practices needed to cultivate and sustain effective family-school partnerships that support student achievement and school improvement.
  • Staff Development Tool with downloadable worksheets
  • Enrichment activities database searchable by academic content area and age level

You 4 Youth

  • Involving families in 21st CCLC programs can be challenging. Explore common challenges and potential solutions to engage families
  • Create a culture in your program that enables you to get to know families of the students you serve
  • Key activities can support family involvement. Learn how to tailor activities to meet families' needs while helping students achieve academically
  • You provide services to families in your community, but to know what you achieve, you need to collect and make sense of data that can guide your next steps



  • NASA Resources for Afterschool Programs
    • NASA’s Space Place - an educational website about space and Earth sciences and technologies for elementary-aged children.
    • NASA’s Climate Kids - explains basic climate science with multimedia, games, humor, and crystal clear language for elementary-aged children.


Sustainability Training Modules

21st CCLC is pleased to provide you with a series of training modules that will assist you in developing and writing your sustainability plans. We have provided a training series of five webinars that require short assignments to be completed prior to moving on to the next module. You will need the Financial Planning Toolkit to complete the projects for each module. Please follow the order of each module and provide the information requested. All written responses should be sent to Lynnette Steinhoff. We will be using this information to develop a FAQ response for all of our grantees.

If you have any questions regarding the training modules please contact Lynnette for assistance.

Sustainability Modules:

21st CCLC Sustainability Planning

Other Sustainability Resources:

The Logic Model


For additional information please contact Tom Denning at: or 303-866-6791

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