Leadership and Capacity to Implement
Internal ODE Resources
The guides below were written from evidence-based practices and promising practices which apply to both afterschool and summer learning.
Mental Health & Well-Being Resources
K-5 Literacy Resources
Middle and High School CTE Resources
Mentoring and Tutoring Programs
Supportive mentoring and tutoring relationships can promote resilience and increase mental health and academic development. The
Y4Y website offers a webinar focused on
21st CCLC mentoring programs, and the
National Partnership for Student Success provides technical assistance on establishing high quality mentoring and tutoring programs. Additional information on the benefits of high-quality mentoring, along with key components of productive mentoring relationships, are available from
National Mentoring Resource Center, and the
National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments.
KIT has quality inclusion resources for grantees and other afterschool providers to provide quality program services through best practice strategies. The mission of Kids Included Together (KIT) is to provide learning opportunities that support recreation, child development and youth enrichment programs to include children with and without disabilities in out-of-school time programs. KIT offers diverse training resources under the National Training Center on Inclusion. KIT is noted for their high quality work and provides many additional inclusion resources.
External Links & Resources
You for Youth This US Dept. of Education website was developed to provide 21st CCLC afterschool and summer programs that reported they needed to create engaging expanded learning opportunities. Features Include: Courses, Coaching Modules, Peer-to-Peer Exchange, Videos, Adaptable Planning Documents, Resources and Technical Assistance.
OregonASK OregonASK supports high-quality expanded learning programs by providing opportunities through connecting partners, supporting policy change, and providing professional development.
The Afterschool Alliance The Afterschool Alliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of afterschool programs and advocating for quality, affordable programs for all children.
- The Research Institute (TRI) This website was created to support Oreogn’s 21st CCLC Cohort 3 grantees and has been archived. The site has some useful information although some material is out-of-date.
- Wallace Foundation
The content of links, above, does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of ODE or the U.S. Department of Education, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the Oregon Department of Education.
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 21st CCLC educational program, activities or employment. For more information, visit Oregon Department of Education's Anti-Discrimination Policy page.
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