21st CCLC After School Program


Florida's 21st CCLC

 Program Director: Ms. Ditza Downs
Site: Florida International Academy
Contact email: ddowns@dadeschools.net
Phone: 305-685-8190

Florida International Academy  has been awarded the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Grant Program to provide an after-school academic and enrichment program for 75 students in   Grades 6-8. The goal of the program is to provide students with extended learning opportunities outside of the regular school day in order to enhance academic growth. Students who are registered in  the program will receive tutoring/homework help, academic project based learning activities, and attend personal enrichment programs.  Transportation is provided along with free USDA commodities  Snack Program.

Students will be instructed by certified classroom teachers for tutoring in Language Arts and Math. Science tutoring will also be offered.  Project-based learning activities will have students participating in hands-on assignments that will supplement the Florida Standards that they are currently working on in their classrooms. Student will have the opportunity to participate in the “Too Good For Drugs and Violence” Program which will emphasize a personal enrichment. Physical Education will be practiced.  Adult families are offered educational programming and volunteer opportunities. 

FIA 21st Century  will operate five days per week, Monday through Friday, for 166 school days. The hours are 3:10-6:10pm 

THE SUMMER PROGRAM – S*M*A*R*T*S -  is a project based learning program that focuses on Science, Math, Arts, Reading, and other Transformative Skills. SMARTS is operated from June 19 to July 28, 2018, 9:00am to 4:00pm on weekdays, with the exclusion of holidays.  All students who attend the After School Program are encouraged to attend.  Enrollment is according to capacity, with opportunities for other students within the program’s jurisdiction.        Transportation is provided.                                                   See Summer Program S*M*A*R*T*S* Information Below        




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