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ACE - Afterschool Centers on Education

Afterschool Centers on Education (ACE) Grant

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The Texas Afterschool Centers on Education (ACE) program is one of the largest statewide afterschool programs in the country, serving over 180,000 students at nearly 1,000 sites. The ACE program is administered by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and is funded through the 21st Century Community Learning Centers initiative of the U.S. Department of Education. Cycles 8 and 9 are currently active.

ACE Program Begins its Fifth Year at Groesbeck ISD

The ACE Program, After School Centers on Education, is entering in its fourth year of programming for Groesbeck ISD. ALL STUDENTS in Groesbeck ISD, Grades K-12 are eligible to attend. 

The ACE Program provides academic and enrichment classes for all students conducted by Highly Qualified teachers and paraprofessionals.  A portion of the afterschool program is devoted to mastering school day concepts and working on homework assignments.  The ACE Program also provides special enrichment classes, such as cooking classes, sports, technology, drama, choir, archery, scrapbooking, dance, recycling, and many other classes.  These classes will be held Monday through Thursday from 4:30 – 5:30. The ACE Program also offers GED training for persons out of school and Driver’s Education to High School students.

The ACE Program operates Monday – Thursday, from 3:40 – 5:40.  Bus transportation is provided to most home addresses.  Students are required to attend a minimum of 30 days within the school year.  For information, contact Merrie Raymond at the Enge campus or Kristen Curry at the Middle School campus.

Contact:  Merrie Raymond                              Alternate Contact:  Kristen Curry
Phone:    (254) 729-4103                                Phone:                     (254) 729-4102