Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities:
• SoDakSACA Conference:
Creating an After School
Oct. 7-8, Mitchell
FREE for 21CCLC Grantees/ Staff
Click here for more information.
• SD 21st CCLC Summer
May 29-30, 2012 - Pierre, SD
Mark’s Money Tip:
Project Completion Reports,
are due within 90 days of the end
of the grant period (6/30/2011).
Carryover requests are due
within 90 days of the end of
the grant period. Carryovers
cannot exceed 25 percent of the
fiscal year’s allocation. Carryover
requests must include a revised
budget and justification for
planned use of carryover funds.
Carryover requests will not
be considered until PCR’s
Mark Gageby is a management analyst for the South Dakota Department of Education and oversees funding for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant program.
If you are looking to enhance
your personal finance courses,
check out the supplemental
materials from the
American Center for Credit
Education (ACCE) for some
great options. The ACCE is a
nonprofit, accredited organization.
Their materials could be used as
an introductory or refresher
for middle/ high school students.
It would be a great addition
to a family involvement night.
For more information, contact
Jonathan Harms, 605) 348-3104.
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South Dakota Discovery Center and your 21st CCLC program
- Free memberships to the center
- GEMS and other kit rentals
- Access to family science festivals
- Outreach programs
- HOP exhibits.
We are continuing our great relationship with the South Dakota Discovery Center and we want you to know exactly what’s available for your 21st CCLC program. Funding is limited this year, so each site is asked to contact Kristie Maher with a list of the priorities for use of these resources. Kristie will work with you to ensure that you receive the services requested. Contact Kristie at firstname.lastname@example.org or (605) 224-8295.
NASA Summers of Innovation program
The SD Discovery Center and the 21st CCLC program have partnered for the NASA Summers of Innovation program. This is a great opportunity for 4th-9th grade students. Training will be available for instructors. Funding for additional STEM programming for these middle school aged students. To sign-up for this program, contact Vanessa Hight at (605) 259-3661.
It’s that time again …
Regional meetings are currently being scheduled. The meetings are used to answer any questions you may have, and to share ideas from the 21st CCLC Summer Institute in DC. Kristie Maher, Director of the SD Discovery Center, will be talking about the NASA/Summer of Innovation grant and what resources available for your programs.
A Big Thank You!
We wanted to thank everyone who attended the 21st CCLC summer conference in June! It was a wonderful success! We had very good comments from the attendees and hopefully you all went home with many new resources to use at your programs.
Next year’s conference is scheduled for May 29-30. We are going to try something a little different and start at noon on Tuesday and go all day on Wednesday.
Below is a list of the newest 21CCC Grantees
Wolsey-Wessington School District
Eagle Butte School District
Chamberlain School District
Jones County School District
Three Rivers Special Services Cooperative/Parents As Teachers
Hwy 18 Academic Alliance
(Burke, Colome, Gregory and South Central elementaries)
Armour School District
Custer YMCA, (Edgemont YMCA & Hermosa School District)
YMCA of Rapid City
Andes Central School District
Boys and Girls Club of the Black Hills
(includes Hot Springs and Olerichs)
A Wellness Tip
Have a consistently tired or cranky student?
We all know how important sleep is for our health and state of mind, but kids don’t always agree. Here are two articles you can share with your students:
• Tips to Make the Perfect Sleep Zone
• Your Head to Toe Guide to Sleep
Sue Burgard, S.D. Department of Education
Jill Cotton, S.D. Department of Education