News & updates

Alabama Department of Health’s HWI Summer Trainings

The Healthy Wellness Initiative (HWI) is a partnership between the Alabama Department of Public Health’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Division and the State Department of Education’s Federal Programs Section. The HWI provides 21st Century Community Learning Centers, Dependent Care Coordinators, and Community Educators with technical assistance, resources, and information regarding physical activity, nutrition, healthy weight, […]

America’s ToothFairy: Oral Health Education Program

Tooth decay is the #1 chronic childhood disease in the US, and America’s ToothFairy believes afterschool providers play a major role in addressing this pressing public health issue. The America’s ToothFairy Oral Health Education Program provides resources to incorporate oral health learning opportunities into your afterschool program, including the ToothFairy 101 Community Education Kit (a […]

Potential Grant Opportunity

Kars4Kids is a national Jewish nonprofit organization that funds educational and youth programs in communities across North America. Our full suite of year round programs includes school placement and tuition assistance, mentorship and extracurricular programs, family retreats and summer camps. Our wide array of services is designed to impact every aspect of a child’s development, […]

CATCH Kids Club Training

CATCH Kids Club is an evidence based physical activity and healthy nutrition curriculum specifically written for the afterschool and out-of-school time setting.  As part of the Healthy Wellness Initiative (HWI), a CATCH Kids Club Implementation Training is being held on Wednesday, August 9th, and a Catch Kids ClubTrain-the-Trainer Academy on August 10-11, 2017 (must also […]

ACEA 2017 OST Scholarship

Alabama Community Education Association, ACEA, Inc. ACEA Out-of-School Service Scholarship 2017 Scholarship Information   SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION An Out-of-School program is an extension of the regular school day designed to offer enrichment programs for students and to meet the Afterschool needs of working parents. Major benefits of an Afterschool Program are a positive, supportive environment for […]

ACEA Conference 2017

Thank you for attending the Annual Statewide Conference. The ACEA Board, Andrea, Valerie, the President-Elect Monica, the ALSDE, and ALACN are truly grateful for all your ongoing efforts and sacrifices, as you continue to meet the needs of our state’s children and families. As promised, below are the information, upcoming opportunities, links, and resources discussed […]

Mega Conference 2016

Thank you to all those who attended the Grant Writing session at Mega. As promised, below is the PowerPoint utilized during the discussion. The link below the PPT allows you to download and save the document, so the links are “live” for your use. We apologize for the previous accessibility issues. Hopefully, they have been […]

Alabama Department of Public Health Workshops

      The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) will be providing professional Development opportunities over the next few weeks.  The ALSDE contracts and collaborates with the ADPH each year to ensure that 21st CCLC Grantees, Community Education Grantees, and Dependent Care Grantees are provided with […]

ACEA Conference 2016

Thank you to every individual who contributed to the success of this year’s ACEA Conference! Such events are a tremendous undertaking that require the collaboration and cooperation of so many – so we are very humbled and grateful! As promised – Presentations, Links and Resources will be posted here. If something is not included to […]

New Year Updates!

The New Year began in full swing with a multitude of happenings and initiatives. In addition to our collaborative work with ACEA for this year’s Annual Statewide Conference at NASA in Huntsville, ALACN has received funding for the following purposes and activities: The National League of Cities, Mott Foundation, and Wallace Foundation for the hosting […]