AFTERSCHOOL IN

Wisconsin


Afterschool programs in Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin is high

257k

In 2019, 256,666 children (28%) would have been enrolled in a summer program if one were available to them.

Afterschool programs are supporting kids and families in Wisconsin

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

73%

Keeping kids safe and out of trouble

80%

Helping kids build life skills

83%

Giving working parents peace of mind

67%

Engaging in STEM learning

Wisconsin 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 2021

15,180*

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

$15,179,858

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2022

16,396

kids served in Wisconsin

$16,396,436

to Wisconsin

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 Wisconsin

Wisconsin 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.

Randy Neve
Wisconsin Afterschool Network
1000 N. Oak Ave
Marshfield, WI 54449
715-221-8404
neve.randy@marshfieldclinic.org
http://www.wiafterschoolnetwork.org/

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Jennifer Smith
Marshfield Clinic Health System
1000 N Oak Ave, F1C
Marshfield, WI 54449
715-221-8409
smith.jennifer@marshfieldclinic.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Eric Vanden Heuvel
Boys and Girls Club of Greater Green Bay
1400 Lombardi Ave., Suite 60
Green Bay, WI 54304
(920) 494-7090 , x 1052
evandenheuvel@bgcgb.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Larry Reed
MILWAUKEE PUBLIC SCHOOLS RECREATION
PO Box 461
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0461
414-475-8788
reedl02@sbcglobal.net

Ambassador Emeritus
Robin Mainhardt
Northwest Connection Family Resources
P.O. Box 456
Rhinelander, WI 54501
(715) 369-9255
nwchild5@charter.net

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:

Sen Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)

For the past 7 years, the Afterschool Alliance has been a proud sponsor organization for national AmeriCorps VISTA projects, supporting State Afterschool Networks and STEM Ecosystems to increase the access to and quality of enrichment opportunities for youth.

Currently there are no Afterschool VISTA locations in your state.

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