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Expanding Horizons

Expanding Horizons is an enrichment program offering middle school students programming in science, technology, engineering, math, the arts and physical education; incorporating social emotional learning, career awareness and agency/advocacy.

SERVICES

Expanding Horizons at the Collins Middle School in Salem offers free afterschool classes that are fun, engaging, project based and have a high academic focus. The program is open four afternoons per week Monday – Thursday to all Salem residents in grades 6, 7, and 8 regardless of which school they attend (public, private or home schooled). There is transportation to the program for Saltonstall students. The is also FREE transportation home for all participants at the end of each day. Snacks are provided daily!

This is a 21st Century Community Learning Center program funded by the U.S. Department of Education and it is run in partnership with the Salem Public Schools.

PARTNERS

Narrative Therapy Initiative Expanding Horizons Partner Salem Public Schools Expanding Horizons Partner Salem Sound Coastwatch Expanding Horizons Partner

CONTACT

Meghan Murtagh
978-740-6667 ext. 103
mmurtagh@leap4ed.org

SESSION 1: Sept. 17 – Dec. 14
SESSION 2: January 2 – March 15
SESSION 3: March 25 – June 14


What is LEAP for Education’s Role?

LEAP for Education, Inc. is working with the Salem Public Schools to act as Program and Academic Coordinator for the 21st Century Community Learning Center at Collins Middle School. As Program Coordinator, LEAP works with the site supervisor to assure that all the grant requirements are being met and that the academic quality, enrollment, attendance and assessments meet the high standards of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

In addition to Expanding Horizons, LEAP staff provides program coordination for other 21cclc programs including Horace Mann Learning Lab at the Horace Mann Lab Elementary School in Salem (grades 3-5), and Gloucester’s O’Maley Academy.