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Notice: 05/11/2020

Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County is providing notice to the community of its intent to submit two proposals to the Florida Department of Education to establish a 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program (21st CCLC) at the following sites:

  •  Jupiter Community High School
  • Santaluces Community High School

Notice: 04/19/2020

Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County is providing notice to the community of its intent to submit one proposal to the Florida Department of Education to establish a 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program (21st CCLC) at the following site:

  • Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club, which will serve Wellington Elementary and New Horizons Elementary Schools.

Notice: 12/11/2019

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County has been awarded 4 new grants that were proposed to the Florida Department of Education and will be establishing 21st Century Community Learning Center Programs at:

  • Max M. Fisher Boys & Girls Clubs, which will serve Dr. Mary McCleod Bethune Elementary, Washington Elementary, John F. Kennedy Middle School, and Howell L. Watkins Middle Schools.
  • Florence De George Boys & Girls Club, which will serve Northboro Elementary, Westward Elementary, Northmore Elementary, and Roosevelt Middle Schools.
  • Marjorie S. Fisher Boys & Girls Club, which will serve Benoist Farms Elementary, Grassy Waters Elementary, Seminole Trails Elementary, and Jeaga Middle Schools.
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Boca Raton, which will serve Boca Raton Elementary and J.C. Mitchell Elementary Schools.

 

What is 21st CCLC?

 Purpose:

This free program supports the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children, particularly students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools. The program helps students meet state and local student standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and math; offers students a broad array of enrichment activities that can complement their regular academic programs; and offers literacy and other educational services to the families of participating children.

Types of Projects:

Each eligible entity that receives an award from the state may use the funds to carry out a broad array after-school activities (including those held during summer recess periods) to advance student achievement. These activities include:

  • Remedial education activities and academic enrichment learning programs, including those which provide additional assistance to students to allow the students to improve their academic achievement
  • Mathematics and science education activities
  • Arts and music education activities
  • Entrepreneurial education programs
  • Tutoring services, including those provided by senior citizen volunteers, and mentoring programs
  • Programs that provide after-school activities for limited English proficient (LEP) students and that emphasize language skills and academic achievement
  • Recreational activities
  • Telecommunications and technology education programs
  • Expanded library service hours
  • Programs that promote parental involvement and family literacy
  • Programs that provide assistance to students who have been truant, suspended, or expelled to allow them to improve their academic achievement
  • Drug and violence prevention programs
  • Counseling programs
  • Character education programs

Additional Information:

  • Targets students from kindergarten through 12th grade.
  • Eligible applicants include school districts (including charter schools), educational consortia, non-profit agencies, for profit agencies, city or county governments, faith-based organizations, institutions of higher education and consortium of two or more such agencies.

A current map of Florida’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers and more information on these programs can be found at http://florida21stcclc.usf.edu/index.php?map

For more information about the Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County please visit: https://bgcpbc.org/

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Location Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County 800 Northpoint Parkway, Suite 204 West Palm Beach, FL 33407-1946 Phone 561-683-3287 Hours The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
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