Texas 21st Century Community Learning Centers Training
and Outreach for After School Programs
The Texas 21st Century Community Learning Centers provides after school care for over 200,000 Texas children. SUMA Social Marketing Inc. managed the program’s Training and Technical Center for staff. Accomplishments include the development of a brand for the 21st Century after school materials; the creation of a website; the development and delivery of numerous training modules; and the coordination and facilitation of the 21st CCLC “HANDS ON! MINDS ON!” conferences. These tools and opportunities strengthened the ability of 21st CCLC grantees, parents, and community partners to enhance the quality, effectiveness, and sustainability of their program.