Office of Student and Family Support (SFS)

Quality Enhancements in After-School and Out-of-School Time (ASOST-Q) Grant Program

The Quality Enhancements in After-School and Out-of-School Time (ASOST-Q) Grant Program (Fund Code 530) is a program funded through state line item 7061-9611. Funding is designed to enhance comprehensive and effective after-school and out-of-school time programming for students in grades K-12. Grants support children's and youth's academic, social, and emotional development outside of the regular school day, for public and non-public school-age students during the school year and over the summer months. Priorities for programs include:

  1. Supporting strong and innovative enhancements to programming using the Departments of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) and Early Education and Care (EEC) recommended Guidelines for Quality Enhancements in After-School and Out-of-School Time programs Download Word Document and
  2. Addressing barriers to student participation.
  3. Expanding/enhancing quality summer programming to ensure a continuum of programs and services to help to stem summer learning loss.

Contact Information:

Allison Smith
via asost@doe.mass.edu or asmith@doe.mass.edu
or (781) 338-3010 or (781) 338-3232

or Donna Pisaturo
via asost@doe.mass.edu or dpisaturo@doe.mass.edu
or (781) 338-3010 or (781) 338-3322

or Rachelle Engler Bennett, Associate Commissioner
via achievement@doe.mass.edu or 781-338-3010

Office of Student and Family Support
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant St., Malden MA 02148-4906

 
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