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The Alabama Afterschool Community Network (ALACN) works to ensure Alabama youth, families, and communities have access to high quality programming during out-of-school time that promotes positive development and life-long learning. Our goal as a network is to […]

Two Tremendous Opportunities

Two Tremendous Opportunities! National Geographic and the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation have partnered to design a new Educator certification program  for both Afterschool and In-school Educators. By participating in this […]

NEW Grant Opportunity

The Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition (Coalition) Shade Structure Grant Program awards grants to public schools for installing permanent shade structures for outdoor locations that are not protected from the […]

CATCH Kids Club Guide + Video Contest

CATCH Kids Club Inclusion Guide for Youth with Disability + Video Contest! SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 1ST! You are invited to create a short video demonstrating why inclusive physical […]

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 […]

Zero Robotics

Zero Robotics 2017 Middle School Competition Below, you will find documents and important information regarding this year’s competition. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the state coordinator: Shannon […]


Afterschool Alliance”The Afterschool Alliance is the only organization dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of afterschool programs and advocating for more afterschool investments to ensure that all children have […]

External Evaluation

By Federal regulation, for effective 21st CCLC programmatic implementation, each grantee must utilize an External Evaluator.  The guidance, information, document templates are contained below.       Overview Below is a […]

FY 2014-2015 21st CCLC RFA Deadline Extended!

The Alabama State Department of Education released the 21st CCLC RFA – FY 2014 – 2015.   The Deadline for submission has been extended to Friday, August, 22, 2014!   […]