21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC)
The Vermont Agency of Education conducts grant competitions for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) program. Vermont's 21st CCLC program seeks to enhance students' academic achievement and to foster lifelong interests in the arts, recreation and other areas through high-quality, out-of-school learning opportunities.
This video on STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) in Vermont highlights the opportunity and need for expanding STEM learning programs in Vermont. High quality STEM programs can advance learning, build skills and relationships, and contribute substantially to a high quality engaging program. The 21st Century Community Learning Center program funds high quality afterschool and summer opportunities, many of which are highlighted in this video.