AFTERSCHOOL IN

Wyoming


Afterschool programs in Wyoming keep kids safe, boost student success, and help parents keep their jobs. Kids achieve more, productivity goes up, and risky behaviors go down.

Wyoming parents strongly support afterschool:

85%

support public funding for afterschool

69%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

77%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

72%

say afterschool reduces the likelihood that kids will engage in risky behavior

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among Wyoming's K-12 students:

14,026

are enrolled in afterschool

34,827

are waiting for an available program

19,855

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in Wyoming

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

TODAY

FY 2017

5,839*

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

$5,839,198

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2018

0

kids served in Wyoming

$0

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.

Wyoming Contacts

NETWORK
AMBASSADORS
CAUCUS

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

Linda Barton
Wyoming Afterschool Alliance
626 Washington Street
Lander, WY 82520
307-335-9922
linda@wycf.org
http://www.wyafterschoolalliance.org/

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Jenny Davis
HSCSD #1 Lights On Afterschool
415 Springview
Thermopolis, WY 82443
(307) 864-6592
Send email

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
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Linda Barton
Wyoming Afterschool Alliance
626 Washington Street
Lander, WY 82520
(307) 335-9922
Send email

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:

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