21st CCLC After The Bell

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Our Mission

Inspiring youth today, creating productive citizens tomorrow!

Our Vision

21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) Grants strive to build and sustain out of school time learning opportunities that provide academically enriching youth development, while engaging families to be active partners in their child’s success. The 21st Century Community Learning Center after school program is funded by a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the Arizona Department of Education (ADE).

After the Bell - 21st Century Community Learning Center programs are currently available in three Paradise Valley Unified School District elementary schools and one high school.

Elementary Schools

Available at Campo Bello, Echo Mountain, and Palomino.

Academic Classes - Overview
The After the Bell Site Coordinator works with teachers and site reading and math specialists to select and invite the appropriate students for the Academic after-school classes.

Enrichment Classes - Overview
All students are invited to participate in the Enrichment classes.  Classes may include activities such as Arts and Crafts, Fitness, Sports, Dance, STEM, Yoga, Legos, etc. Priority will be given to those students who have been selected for an academic class. Students must complete a registration form to attend After the Bell classes. Bus transportation will be available to those who qualify.  Snacks/drinks will be provided to all students who attend after school programs. Please contact your 21st CCLC Site Coordinator for more information.

High School

Available at North Canyon High School.

After the Bell programs at North Canyon High School may include study hall, tutoring, credit recovery and enrichment class opportunities (Yoga, STEM, Gaming, Art, etc).  Students must complete a registration form to attend After the Bell classes.  Bus transportation will be available to those who qualify.  Snacks/drinks will be provided to all students who attend after school programs.  Please contact your 21st CCLC Site Coordinator for more information.Each site has been awarded a 21st CCLC grant based on a competitive application process that is monitored by ADE. The grant is a five-year cycle of funding that is used for academic, enrichment, youth development, professional development and family engagement offerings outside of regular school day hours.

21st CCLC is a collaboration with PVSchools Community Education and various community partnerships. Our department is committed to offering high quality extended day learning opportunities for students and their families.