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More than 80,000 children are served in the state's 21st Century Learning program and more than 65,000 in the School Readiness program!
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FAN's Latest News

  • Zero Robotics Middle School Competition: The deadline to submit proposals for this year's competition has been extended to April, 22, 2014. The RFP can be accessed on the Zero Robotics website. FAQ's have been posted on the FAN Zero Robotics webpage. Email questions to
  • The Achievement Gap is Real. New Research shows that Afterschool is a Real Solution linked to Closing the Gap! Highlights of Dr. Deborah Lowe Vandell's research are found in a new informational brochure made available from the Expanded Learning & Afterschool Project.
  • FAN Board member and CEO present at the National Conference on Education, February 14th: Mike Lannon and Joe Davis spoke to superintendents on how to strengthen connections between school districts and afterschool providers.
  • Quality Afterschool Discussions: Beyond School Hours XVII Conference in Atlanta, GA during February 12th-15th. Florida's 21st FAN board member, Lani Lingo, attending with colleagues and practitioners throughout Florida.
  • February 2nd -5th: FAN presented to 25 outstanding principals as part of the Commissioner's Leadership Academy in Tampa, Florida, regarding incorporating quality afterschool into local educational landscapes.
  • FAN and Bright House Networks celebrated Lights On Afterschool in 2013 with Radio Disney at the Kennedy Space Center. LOA will be held on October 23th, 2014. Start planning early for your event!

Florida Afterschool Network (FAN)

Joe Davis
Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 850-222-4025

The Genesis Center (MATTHEW Project) at Leesburg Baptist Church