System of Support for Expanded Learning Programs


The Orange County System of Support for Expanded Learning, located at the Orange County Office of Education provides technical assistance to all After School Education and Safety (ASES) and 21st Century Community Learning (21st CCLC) Center Programs utilizing a variety of strategies.

  • Supporting grantees through communication, staff development , technical  assistance, and leveraging resources 
  • Providing in-depth training opportunities  to program staff
  • Providing information on policy and grant compliance
  • Serving as a liaison between districts and CDE
  • Developing and supporting special projects and events to support after school programs
  • Infusing academics and curriculum standards into after school programs                

2018-2019 SSEL Infographic

2018-2019 Calendar of Events


Expanded Learning Programs

2018-2019 OC ASES and 21st CCLC Funded Sites 

After School Education and Safety (ASES) Program (Prop 49, State)

  • Provides state funding to local school districts to implement after school programs.

21st  Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Program (Federal)

  • Provides federal funding to local school districts and/or community based organizations to implement before and after school programs. The state legislature allocates funding to provide training and technical assistance to districts implementing ASES and 21st CCL programs.

What is Expanded Learning?