AFTERSCHOOL IN

Utah


Afterschool programs in Utah 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 and summer programs in Utah is high

133k

In 2019, 133,052 children (20%) would have been enrolled in a summer program if one were available to them.

Afterschool programs are supporting kids and families in Utah

Kids in afterschool enjoy a wide range of benefits, and parents and families benefit too:

67%

Keeping kids safe and out of trouble

82%

Giving working parents peace of mind

75%

Engaging kids in STEM learning

87%

Helping kids build
life skills

92%

Providing kids physical activity

Utah parents strongly support afterschool

85%

of parents support public funding for afterschool

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

TODAY

FY 2022

6,523*

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

$6,522,798

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2023

6,417

kids served in Utah

$6,417,398

to Utah

Learn more about 21st Century Community Learning Centers

* 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.

Learn More about Afterschool in Utah

Utah Contacts

NETWORK
AMBASSADORS
CAUCUS
VISTA

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

Ben Trentelman
Utah Afterschool Network
254 S. 600 E.
Suite 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
bent@utahafterschool.org
https://utahafterschool.org

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

Ambassador for 2022
Angel Gomez
YouthCity, Division of Youth & Family, Salt Lake City Corp
210 East 600 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
385-495-8960
Angel.gomez@slcgov.com

Ambassador Emeritus
Margaret Peterson
Community Education Partnership of West Valley City
3600 Constitution Blvd.
West Valley City, UT 84119
801-949-9812
mpeterson@cep4kids.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Kaylee Milliner
Salt Lake Community College
Taylorsville-Redwood Campus
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
801-957-5110
kaylee.milliner@gmail.com

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:

Afterschool STEM Expansion

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

  • Dallas Thornley - Utah Afterschool Network (Salt Lake City, UT)

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