Merced County Office of Education

 Program Description


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​​Merced County ASSETS

After School Student Education: Teamwork for Success​

The Merced County Office of Education (MCOE) was awarded a State of California After School Education and Safety Grant to implement after school programs at 42​ school sites in Merced County. This is a collaborative project between MCOE, school districts, and community organizations to coordinate, integrate, and enhance academic and enrichment opportunities for students.

Typical Daily Schedule

  • Check-in
  • Physical Activity
  • Snacks
  • Homework
  • Academic Support
  • Enrichment Activity
Enrichment Activities Offered:
  • Monthly Thematic Units
  • Service Learning Projects
  • Health & Wellness
  • Recreational Sports & Activities
  • Visual & Performing Arts
  • Cultural Awareness​
Program Hours​
Programs operate each day at school dismissal until 6:00 pm. Schools dismising after 3:00 pm will operate for a minimum of 3 hours per day.

Who can attend?​
Program enrollment is open to all students in the school. The program services students in grade levels K-8, grade levels may vary by school site. Should enrollment exceed the program capacity, a waiting list is developed.​

Program Cost
The program is provided at NO COST to all participants.

Office Staff

Liz Rojas
Expanded Learning Program Manager
(209) 381-5958

Lizbeth Sandoval
Administrative Secretary
(209) 381-5934
(209) 381-5925 Fax

Sandra Betschart
Senior Fiscal Clerk
(209) 381-5934
(209) 381-5925  Fax

 Office Hours:
Monday - Friday    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed during lunch from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM​

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