Online Professional Learning and
Technical Assistance for
21st Century Community Learning Centers

Technical Assistance

Have you taken advantage of the free technical assistance (TA) for 21st CCLC programs on Y4Y? The Y4Y TA team accepts requests from any 21st CCLC State Coordinator and is able to deliver targeted on-site/in-person and virtual TA to your state's grantees, pending U.S. Department of Education approval of the request. The virtual sessions are 90 minutes and the in-person sessions are between 4 and 16 hours. These sessions are tailored to meet the needs of the requesting state. If you are a 21st CCLC program and are interested in free Y4Y TA, please talk to your State Coordinator. 

Please read below for more details on the available topics, ways we can customize and how to submit your request for training for this year!


Training Topics

Choose technical assistance from the topics available on the Y4Y portal:  

  • An Introduction to 21st CCLC
  • Career Pathways for Students
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Citizen Science
  • Civic Learning and Engagement
  • Creating a Positive Learning Environment
  • Continuous Education (formerly known as "Aligning with the School Day")
  • Digital Literacy
  • Drug and Alcohol Prevention
  • Family Engagement
  • Financial Literacy
  • Fiscal Management
  • Health and Wellness: Partnering With the School Day
  • Human Resources
  • Implementing Activities With Fidelity
  • Including Students With Disabilities
  • Literacy
  • Managing Your 21st CCLC Program
  • Organizational Culture
  • Planning for Continuous Improvement
  • Project-Based Learning
  • Recruiting and Retaining High School Students
  • Safety Planning
  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Structuring Successful Homework Help and Tutoring Sessions
  • Student Voice and Choice
  • Summer Learning
  • Supporting English Learners
  • Trauma-Informed Care

For more information on the training topics check out our Y4Y TA Topics page.


Customize Trainings

Topics can be targeted to meet a range of needs:

  • Specific learning objectives (e.g., STEM with a focus on math, Civic Learning with a focus on drug prevention, Family Engagement with a focus on literacy).
  • New and/or experienced staff members
  • Project directors, site coordinators and/or program staff
  • Grades K-5, grades 6-12 or all grades
  • Various learning strategies (e.g., chat box, videos, interactive polls)


Request Technical Assistance 

To request free training for your state, please fill out this request form.

IMPORTANT: Only State Coordinators can request Y4Y TA.



If you have any questions or concerns regarding Y4Y technical assistance, please contact the Y4Y TA team by filling out the sections below. We look forward to working with you!

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