After School Academy ....

After School Academy which is funded by the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant

Tuscano was awarded the 21st Century Community Learning Center grant in 2014-2015 school year and beyond.  This will bring many before and after school opportunities to your children in grades 1st through 5th and will also bring many opportunities for our parents as well.  We would like to congratulate Mrs. Jody Mrs. Pontarelli who will act as our 21st CCLC Coordinator, as well as Mr. Shaun Stevenson, who will act as the program’s Outreach Coordinator. This major grant has the option to be funded for 5 years; through the 2018-2019 school year. 21st CCLC Grant will provide these opportunities:

Ø  54 additional weekly hours of instruction and enrichment

Ø  120 days of 21st CCLC Program availability this year

Ø  An instructional assistant during tutoring

Ø  Academic Parent Teacher Teams (comprehensive Professional Development)

Ø  APTT Parent Nights

Ø  Arizona State University; American Dream Academy Special Programs

Ø  University of Arizona; Parent Nutrition Classes

Ø  Diamondbacks “Science of Baseball” Curriculum Unit (5th Grade)

Ø  “Rockets to the Rescue” Curriculum Unit (4th and 5th Grade)

Ø  Truality Anti-Bullying Campaign and Parent Support

Ø  English Language Classes for our Spanish speaking parents through Golden Gate

*Funding for consumable materials in support of all the above programs

Ø  Expanded Summer Learning Opportunities