SAUSD After School Enrichment Program


New Partnership with the Santa Ana Unified School District –

On July 28, 2015 the Santa Ana Unified School District Board of Trustees approved a new contract with the OC Children’s Therapeutic Arts Center to provide afterschool enrichment services for the 2015-18 school years. This new and exciting grant will provide will provide Visual Arts instruction for Elementary students, and Singing and Musical Theatre instruction for Middle School students during After School hours at the Santa Ana Unified School District.

The California Department of Education (CDE) After School Education and Safety (ASES) Program and the 21st Century Learning Centers Grant fund the establishment of local before and after school education and enrichment programs. These programs are created through partnerships between schools and local community resources to provide literacy, academic enrichment, and safe constructive alternatives for students in kindergarten through eighth grades.

The after-school program provides an opportunity to merge school reform strategies with community resources. The goal is to support local efforts to improve assistance to students and broaden the base of support for education in a safe, constructive environment. The program creates incentive for establishing locally driven after-school education and enrichment programs. supportive of LCAP goal 1.10: Support Extended Learning Opportunities for Low-Income Pupils.


For more information please contact the Program Coordinator:

Carlos Beltran Arechiga
SAUSD After School Enrichment Program Coordinator
Orange County Children’s Therapeutic Arts Center
2215 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, CA 92706
714-547-5468, Ext. 302