AFTERSCHOOL IN

Maryland


Afterschool programs in Maryland 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 Maryland is high

Time for a Game-Changing Summer in Maryland

Summer enrichment can be a game-changer for young people. For families, affordable summer programs and camps can be a lifeline. Yet, for families in Maryland, unmet demand for summer programs is high. Based on recently released research, learn more about what summer looks like for young people in the state.

Maryland Summer Data

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

77%

say afterschool keeps kids safe and out of trouble

78%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

82%

say afterschool helps kids build life skills

82%

say afterschool gives working parents peace of mind

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Maryland 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 2020

18,553*

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

$18,552,651

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2021

0

kids served in Maryland

$0

to Maryland

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.

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Maryland 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.

Ellie Mitchell
Maryland Out of School Time Network
1500 Union Avenue
Suite 2300
Baltimore, MD 21211
410-374-7692 x101
emitchell@mostnetwork.org
http://www.mdoutofschooltime.org/Home_Page.html

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Kat Stork
Caroline County
MD (410) 200-8651
kstork69@gmail.com

Ambassador Emeritus
Mark Smith
Dream Team 21st Century Program of St. Mary's County
24005 Point Lookout Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650
(301) 475-0242 x28125
mgsmith@smcps.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Elizabeth McGlynn
Girls on the Run of Montgomery County; MD
11821 Parklawn Drive Suite 125
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 881-3801
elizabeth@girlsontherunofmoco.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Kendra Wells
University of Maryland Extension
14318 Woodcrest Drive
Rockville, MD 20853
(301) 871-7818
klwells@umd.edu

Ambassador Emeritus
Terrell Sample
Dorchester County Public Schools
700 Glasgow Street
Cambridge, MD 21613
(410) 228-4747
samplet@dcpsmd.org

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 Elijah Cummings (D-MD)

Sen Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)

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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