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									Afterschool Resources
Margit Myers 21st CCLC Coordinator Pennsylvania Service-Learning Alliance http://21CCLC.paservicelearning.org 215.573.6535 margitamyers@yahoo.com
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Overview
PA 21st CCLC Assistance  Afterschool Grants  Program Resources  Curriculum Resources  Professional Development  National and Regional Links
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PA 21st CCLC Assistance
The Pennsylvania Department of Education holds contracts with the Pennsylvania Service-Learning Alliance and the Center for Schools and Communities to provide training and technical assistance to PA 21st Century Community Learning Centers. Center for Schools and Communities http://www.center-school.org Pennsylvania Service-Learning Alliance http://www.paservicelearning.org
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PSLA Training and Technical Assistance
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PSLA Workshops – Numerous professional development opportunities Message Board – Post ideas, ask questions, connect with other 21C sites! Teleconference Calls - Semi-monthly conference calls addressing 21st CCLC needs and interests Grant Resources – Grant listings and grant writing tips Newsletters – Monthly e-newsletters Afterschool Links - Listing of national and local programs and resources Network Meetings - Opportunities for 21st CCLC program coordinators, staff, and other stakeholders to gather and talk informally Peer Consultants - Ready to assist 21st CCLC staff with service-learning Technology - Trainings, implementation of programs, and support for educational tech programming. Character Education Resources - Character Education and Afterschool Programs – Easy ways to develop students of good character! Service-Learning Resources - PSLA acts as a "think tank" for service-learning projects and curriculum integration ideas Monitoring Form (MS Word) - Used to conduct 2004-2005 monitoring visits. Professional Development Listings – Online resources and upcoming events, including national conferences.

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Afterschool Grant Information
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Grantwriting Tips from SchoolGrants.org http://www.schoolgrants.org/grant_tips.htm
Pennsylvania Service-Learning Alliance Grantwriting Tips http://www.paservicelearning.org/PSLA/Grant Writing.html
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Grant Opportunities
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Department of Education Forecast of Funding This document lists virtually all programs and competitions under which the Department of Education has invited or expects to invite applications for new awards for FY 2005 http://www.ed.gov/fund/grant/find/edlite-forecast.html After School Grants A review of federal, state and local funding sources that can support after school activities. http://www.afterschoolalliance.org/funding_main.cfm GrantsAlert Helps nonprofits, especially those involved in education, secure the funds they need to continue their important work. http://www.grantsalert.com/ The Finance Project Federal funding listings http://www.financeproject.org/irc/ost.asp
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Program Resources
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Best Sample Forms for Educational Systems http://www.nccenet.org/Grantees/ToolKit/Best Forms.cfm
Out-of-School Time Program Evaluation http://www.nwrel.org/ecc/21century/publicati ons/ost_tools.pdf

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National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education http://www.ncpie.org/
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Program Resources Cont.
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Strategies for Attracting and Sustaining Participation in After-School Programs http://www.aasa.org/publications/sa/2005_05/contents .htm

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Tutoring Toolkit for AmeriCorps Program Applicants www.nationalserviceresources.org/filemanager/downloa d/AC_TutoringToolkit.pdf MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership: How to Build a Successful Mentoring Program Using the Elements of Effective Practice www.mentoring.org/eeptoolkit
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Curriculum Resources
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Federal Resources for Educational Excellence http://www.ed.gov/free

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Hurricane Katrina Curriculum and Resources http://www.paservicelearning.org/Resources/katrina.htm Justice Learning http://www.justicelearning.org/
Impact of Service-Learning on Participating K-12 Students, July 2005 http://www.servicelearning.org/resources/fact_sheets/k -12_facts/impacts/index.php
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Curriculum Resources Cont.
Promising Practices in Afterschool http://www.afterschool.org/text/resources.cfm
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Bringing Education to Afterschool http://www.ed.gov/pubs/After_School_Programs /index.html
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Safe and Smart: What Works http://www.ed.gov/pubs/SafeandSmart/chapter 2.html
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Professional Development
Concept to Classroom's free online workshops http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2 class/index.html
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PSLA’s Teleconference Calls!

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PSLA Workshops
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Advisory Boards Evaluation Basics Connecting Academic Standards to Service-Learning Digital Miracles Project Service-Learning 101 Grant Writing Character Education Community Connections Service-Learning as a Tool to Bridge the Digital Divide Special Education Partnerships

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21st CCLC Links
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Pennsylvania Department of Education http://www.pde.state.pa.us/ US Department of Education -21st CCLC http://www.ed.gov/programs/21stcclc/i ndex.html

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National Links
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Afterschool Alliance http://www.afterschoolalliance.org Afterschool.gov http://www.afterschool.gov/cgi-binh/home.pl The After-School Institute http://www.afterschoolinstitute.org Afterschool Investments Project: State Afterschool Profiles http://nccic.org/afterschool/statep.html Coalition for Community Schools http://www.communityschools.org/index.php
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More National Links
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Corporation for National and Community Service Afterschool Resources http://www.nationalservice.org/areads/ resources/cnsresources.html The Forum for Youth Investment http://www.forumfyi.org Foundations, Inc. http://www.foundationsinc.org Harvard Family Research Project http://www.gse.harvard.edu/hfrp/ YouthBuild USA http://www.youthbuild.org/ YouthLearn: Afterschool & Technology http://www.youthlearn.org/afterschool

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Pennsylvania Links
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Kids Around Town http://www.palwv.org/kat/ Out-of-School Time Resource Center http://www.ssw.upenn.edu/ostrc/

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Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development http://www.upenn.edu/ccp/PHENND.html
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More Pennsylvania Links
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Philadelphia Safe and Sound Program Finder www.philasafesound.org Teen Philly Resource Guide http://www.wwscholars.org/guide/index.php Urban Nutrition Initiative http://www.urbannutrition.org
United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania http://www.uwsepa.org/communityimpact/init iatives.html 17

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Networking…
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are your best practices and resources? what area of programming would you like more information?
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