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Title IV-B 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC)

The 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) grant is a competitive grant authorized under Title IV, Part B of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (P.L. 107-110), as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. The 21st CCLC grant is administered by the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) and provides funding for the establishment of community learning centers to provide students with academic enrichment opportunities including tutorial services to help students -- particularly those who attend low-performing schools -- to meet state and local student academic achievement standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and mathematics. In addition to academics, 21st CCLC grant may also offer participants a broad array of other services and programs, such as counseling, character education, entrepreneurial education, drug and violence prevention programming, art, music, recreation activities and technology education. Additional services that promote parental engagement and family literacy instruction must also be provided. 

Currently, ODE is administering 21st CCLC grants to a single cohort of 22 awardees serving 96 sites in their third year. Each grant award is for five consecutive years, contingent on funds available each year from the federal government. 

There is no competitive grant application for 21st CCLC currently available. 

The Oregon Department of Education 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) grant has contracted with The Research Institute (TRI) at Western Oregon University to provide training, technical assistance and web-based support for 21st CCLC grantees statewide. The TRI team is excited to invite you to begin exploring and using the 21st CCLC website: The Research Institute (TRI) 

The website has numerous features about current 21st CCLC grantee programs and practices: 
  • Topic Areas
  • Featured Oregon 21st CCLC Program of the month
  • News and Events
  • Upcoming Events and Deadlines
  • News
Oregon Department of Education - Title IV-B Disclaimer of Endorsement:
The presentations and documents funded by Title IV-B 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) included in Oregon Department of Education (ODE) conferences, and/or posted on ODE web sites may include links to information and resources created by other public and private organizations. These resources, materials and links are provided for the user's convenience and to benefit program quality in Title IV-B. ODE does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this non-ODE information. The inclusion of these links is not intended to reflect their importance, nor is it intended to endorse views expressed, or products or services offered, on non-ODE sites. 

It is a policy of the State Board of Education and a priority of the Oregon Department of Education that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the grounds of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability in any educational programs, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction at the Oregon Department of Education, 255 Capitol Street NE, Salem, Oregon 97310; phone 503-947-5740; or fax 503-378-4772. 

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