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New Jersey Department of Education Office of Student Support Services 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program and Out-of-School Time Resources
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LAKEWOOD PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Project Director: Pat Snyder
100 Linden Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701-2895
Phone: 732-9053581
Fax: 732-8862851
Email: psnyder@piners.org

County: Ocean

Servicing School District: Lakewood

CLC Sites:  Clifton Avenue Grade School, Lakewood Community Services Corporation Carey Street  site and Squankum Road site, and Lakewood Summer English Camp at Clarke School Annex

Partners: Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Ocean County and Lakewood Community Services Corporation (LCSC)

Serving Grade Levels: 4 - 12

No. of Students to be served: 260

No. of Adults to be Served: 100

Times of Services: Clifton Avenue School, Afterschool: 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM: LCSC - Carey Street, afterschool, Sunday – Thursday 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM: LCSC, Squankum Rd, afterschool Sunday - Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM: Summer: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Abstract:
The Lakewood School District has established a diversified afterschool program to provide supplemental and enriching educational opportunities to both local and private school students in safe, secure and supportive learning environments.  Through outreach and partnership with various agencies we are able to offer an array of services at various locations and times to meet the needs of many children in our diverse community.  Our program provides tutoring and homework help, one-on-one mentoring, computer instruction, science lab activities using the Liberty Science Center Curriculum, fine and performing art activities, enrichment lessons in literacy and math, and indoor and outdoor recreation.  Character education is infused throughout all areas and bilingual and ESL teachers work with students with limited English proficiency throughout the school year as well as conducting an intensive summer program providing opportunities to practice English language skills related to academic and daily living in an out-of school time setting. Parent and family involvement is encouraged through literacy workshops, fun educational family activities and ESL and adult educational classes offered by the school district and partnering agencies.