• What is the purpose of Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC)?
    The Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) initiative is the only federally funded source dedicated exclusively to out-of-school-time programs. 
    Our program supports student participants in meeting the state’s rigorous academic standards. Funded programs are designed to align with state and school goals and specifically assist targeted students in their school-day learning objectives. The Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers build and sustain comprehensive out-of-school-time programs that provide high-quality academic and personal enrichment opportunities for students.These programs meaningfully engage adult family members in helping their children succeed academically.

    For more information and eligibility criteria,
     please contact our Site Coordinators.
    Deerwood Elementary Site Coordinators: 
    Rebecca Velazquez and Jenitza Davila Astacio

    2022-2023 Program Period: September 6, 2022 - May 19, 2023

    2022-2023 Program Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 3:25 PM - 6:00 PM 

    2023 Program Period: June 8, 2023- July 20, 2023  


     21st CCLC Program Information     English

    21st CCLC Parent Handbook    English


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    Website last updated December 2022