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  • Last Update: November 12, 2020/pdezso

    Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program

    Purpose:

    The 21st CCLC Grant 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 is free, no cost to students or their families, and helps students meet state and local 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.

    Program Activities:

    Activities include:

    • Remedial Education and Academic Enrichment
    • Reading, Math and Science
    • Homework Help
    • The Arts and Music Education through Cultural Awareness
    • Physical Education and Recreational Activities
    • STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math 
    • Project Based Learning
    • Career Exploration (Middle School Only)
    • Programs that promote parental involvement and family literacy
  •  Site & Contact Information for 21st CCLC Sites

    GRANT 1 - Manatee County School District

    21st Century Elementary Grant Information

    Program is in Year 5

    Manatee Elementary -  85 Students Grades K-5

    1609 6th Ave East Bradenton, FL 34208

    3:15 pm - 6:15 pm

    Criag Drinko (941)741-3319

    Palm View Elementary - 85 Students Grades K-5

    6025 Bayshore Road Palmetto, FL 34221

    3:15 pm - 6:15 pm

    Jeannette Beckett (941)723-4812


    GRANT 2 - Manatee County School District

    21st Century Palmetto Grant Information

    Program is in Year 4

    Lincoln Memorial Middle School - 150 Students Grades 6-8

    305 17th Street East Palmetto, FL 34221

    7:30 am - 8:30 am

    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Darlene Proue (941)721-6840

    Palmetto Elementary - 125 Students Grades K-5

    1540 10th Street West Palmetto, FL 34221

    3:15 pm - 5:45 pm

    Bev Hunt (941)723-4822


    NEWLY AWARDED GRANT 3 - Manatee County School District

    21st Century STARS Grant Information

    Program is in Year 1 START DATE TO BE DETERMINED

    Ballard Elementary School - 85 Students Grades K-5

    912 18th Street West Bradenton, FL 34205

    3:15 pm - 6:00 pm 

    Cassandra King (941)708-8400

    Samoset Elementary - 85 Students Grades K-5

    3300 19th Street East Bradenton, FL 34208

    3:15 pm - 6:00 pm

    Nuris Fanning & Deelah jackson (941)708-6400


    The Elementary and Palmetto Grants Operate Monday through Thursday when school is in session. 

    The STARS Grant Operates Monday Through Friday when school is in session.