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Center on Early Learning works to improve the quality of care and education available to all young children and their families in order to promote optimal development and full inclusion.

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21st Century Community Learning Centers Spring Conference

May 9, 2015

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The Oregon Department of Education (ODE), in partnership with TRI, will bring together representatives from 22 school districts across Oregon who are participating in the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) project. This conference,which will be held May 28th and 29th at the Lane Community College Center for Meeting and Learning, will focus on providing vision and support for participating programs.

The goal of this federally funded project is to improve the outcomes of students in before and after school programs by providing academic enrichment in core academic areas such as reading, science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) in addition to services such as counseling, parent education, recreation, and drug and violence prevention.The Research Institute (TRI) has partnered with the ODE to provide technical assistance, training, and web-based support for 21st Century CLC programs throughout the state.

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