In the continuous work of providing technical assistance, Expanded Learning Services has discovered four elements embraced by high quality expanded learning programs:
Education - How an expanded learning program provides educational support for student success
Data – How collecting and utilizing various sets of data can foster positive student development and improve program quality
Growth – How developing staff, partnerships, and other critical factors cultivate a high-quality expanded learning program
Empowerment – How aligning your program with the instructional day can empower your staff and students
By mastering these components, expanded learning programs become a catalyst for students to gain an edge up for future success.