Afterschool programs in Alaska keep kids safe, inspire learning, and give working parents peace of mind. Kids discover who they are and what they love to do, make smart choices, and avoid risky behaviors.

Unmet demand for afterschool in Alaska is high

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Unmet demand in Alaska is high as parents see key benefits from afterschool


say afterschool keeps kids safe and out of trouble


say afterschool excites kids about learning


say afterschool helps kids build life skills


say afterschool gives working parents peace of mind

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Alaska parents strongly support afterschool


of parents support public funding for afterschool

21st Century Community Learning Centers are the only federal funded before-school, afterschool, and summer learning programs.


FY 2020


of kids enrolled in Alaska afterschool attend a 21st CCLC program


in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide


FY 2021


kids served in Alaska


to Alaska

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* This figure is an Afterschool Alliance calculation based on the state-allocated 21st CCLC funding and a program cost of $1,000 per child. The program cost per child is an Afterschool Alliance estimation based on the Department of Education's per-student expenditures for: (1) all students attending 21st CCLC programs and (2) students who regularly attend 21st CCLC programs.

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Alaska Contacts


The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Thomas Azzarella
Alaska Afterschool Network
3201 C Street
Suite 110
Anchorage, AK 99503

AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Ambassador Emeritus
Courtney Havrilek
21st Century Community Learning Centers, Fairbanks NSB School District
Lathrop High School, 901 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK 99701
907-456-7794 x 17675

Ambassador Emeritus
Julie Wild-Curry
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
520 5th Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701-4718
(907) 452-2000 x 251

Ambassador Emeritus
Terri Campbell
Terri Campbell
437 West 11th Street
Juneau, AK 99801

Since 2005, members of the Afterschool Caucus in both the Senate and the House of Representatives have been building support and resources for quality afterschool programs.

Caucus members in your state:

Rep Don Young (R-AK)

Sen Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)

Afterschool STEM Expansion

STEM Afterschool Expansion VISTAs expand access to high-quality afterschool programs that focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).

  • Jared Gould - Alaska Afterschool Network (Anchorage, AK)


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