Office of Expanded Learning Time

Mission: The mission of the Office of Expanded Learning Time (ELT) is to coordinate, develop, implement and promote quality before/after school and summer programs.

Vision: Our vision is to enhance the academic experience of school aged Newark residents through a portfolio of structured, supervised and positive activities.  Our programs include:

  1. Nutrition
  2. Academic support and Assistance
  3. Youth Development & Character Education
  4. Physical Activity and Leagues
  5. Arts
  6. Science Exploration
  7. Technology
  8. Field trips
  9. College and Career Exposure
  10. Civic & Community Service

The Office of Expanded Learning Time (ELT) partners with: families, schools, community organizations, funders and other Newark stakeholders to accomplish this mission and vision.

 The Office of Expanded Learning Time (ELT) oversees the administration and implementation of the majority of district-run after school programs, initiatives, and the Dr. Marion A. Bolden Student Center.