AFTERSCHOOL IN

Wyoming


Afterschool programs in Wyoming 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 Wyoming is high

20k

In 2019, 20,106 children (21%) would have been enrolled in a summer program if one were available to them.

Afterschool programs are supporting kids and families in Wyoming

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

73%

Keeping kids safe and out of trouble

84%

Helping kids build life skills

83%

Giving working parents peace of mind

48%

Engaging in STEM learning

Wyoming parents strongly support afterschool

80%

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

6,172*

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

$6,172,398

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2022

6,668

kids served in Wyoming

$6,667,589

to Wyoming

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 Wyoming

Wyoming 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.

Michelle Sullivan
Wyoming Afterschool Alliance
122 Upper Road
Sheridan, WY 82801
307-752-1637
michelle@wycf.org
http://www.wyafterschoolalliance.org/

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

Ambassador for 2019-20
Shannon Christian
Worland Youth Learning Center
1200 Culbertson Avenue
Worland, WY 82401
307-347-4899
wylc@rtconnect.net

Ambassador for 2019-20
Tiffany Wutzke
Youth Clubs of Park County
308 16th Street
Cody, WY 82414
307-754-0202
Youthclubs.tiffanywutzke@gmail.com

Ambassador Emeritus
Jenny Davis
HSCSD #1 Lights On Afterschool
415 Springview
Thermopolis, WY 82443
(307) 864-6592
jdavis@hotsprings1.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Tamra Mander Petersen
Uinta B.O.C.E.S. #1 Education Center
1013 West Cheyenne Drive Suite A
Evanston, WY 82930
(307) 679-2626
tpetersen@uintaeducation.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Linda Barton
WY lbarton1949@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:

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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