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Our 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Grant Program’s focus is to provide expanded academic enrichment opportunities for children attending selected schools and their families. Tutorial services and academic enrichment activities are designed to help students meet local and state academic standards in subjects such as reading and math. In addition, 21st CCLC programs provide youth development activities, behavior intervention programs, drug and violence prevention programs, technology education programs, art, music and recreation programs, counseling and character education to enhance the academic components of the program.

DMCS looks forward to continuing to serve our scholars to offer them our very best! We have begun our FREE 21st Century Community Learning Center After-School Program, and we operate 171 days at five days per week. Our program is at no cost, and takes place Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with afternoon sessions from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday sessions are from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. due to early dismissal.

Please read our 21st CCLC Scholar and Parent Handbook at your earliest convenience to gain knowledge and information about our 21st Century Community Learning Center here at Downtown Miami Charter School. As a sub-recipient of the 21st CCLC Grant, we are committed to submitting the required deliverable documentations prior to or on the due dates.

21st CCLC Happenings

January is Art Appreciation Month. Art has a variety of ways to appeal to our senses. For example, when children manipulate a paintbrush, their fine motor skills improve. By counting pieces and colors, they learn the basics of math. When children experiment with materials, they dabble in science. Most important perhaps, when kids feel good while they are creating, art helps boost self-confidence. Our young scholars will continue to explore arts as a means of expression to help understand the beauty of nature through the arts.

Upcoming Events:

Jan 18 Art for Kids

Jan 22 USPARK Mentoring

Jan 24 Healthy Eating – Science

Jan 29 USPARK Mentoring

Jan 31 Healthy Eating – Science

Program Information

Site: Downtown Miami Charter School

Target Schools: Downtown Miami Charter School

Hours of Operation: After-school Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m./ Wednesdays 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Program Director: Christian Diz

Program Coordinator: Tasha Burch

21st_CCLC_Narrative (pdf)

17-18_DT_Summative_Report (pdf) For accessibility assistance, please contact the program director at cdiz@downtowncharter.org.

Formative_Evaluation_Report_17-18 (xlxs) (For assistance with the Excel report, please contact the program director at cdiz@downtowncharter.org)

Last Updated: January 7, 2019