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New Jersey Department of Education Office of Student Support Services 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program and Out-of-School Time Resources

Plainfield Community Outreach, Inc.
Project Director: Dana Sharpe          
600 Cleveland Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Phone: 908-756-7897
Fax: 908-561-1391

County: Union

Servicing School District: Plainfield

CLC Sites: Clinton K-8 Center, Evergreen Elementary School, Barlow Elementary School

Partners: Plainfield Public Schools, M. Power Performing Arts, Rhythmatic Martial Arts Academy, Ruth Altamura-Roll, Plainfield YWCA, Plainfield YMCA,

Serving Grade Level: 4-6

No. of Students to be Served: 120

No. of Adults to be Served: 40

Times of Services: 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Building on a tradition of service to the Plainfield community since 1995, Plainfield Community Outreach will provide after school activities at Clinton, Evergreen and Barlow schools in the Plainfield district. This program will feature academic tutoring by NJ certified teachers in accordance with the New Jersey Core Curriculum standards and in consultation with the principal of each school. Additionally, students will receive homework help daily. Each week, students will receive enrichment in art, performing arts, martial arts, and fitness. All activities are designed to combine character education with the skills and knowledge taught in each session. In cooperation with the Plainfield YMCA, students and their families will have opportunities for recreation and fitness. Parents will receive seminars on health, nutrition and career-related topics.