FAN CEO Larry Pintacuda discusses the importance of quality afterschoolon Public Television's "American Graduate Day: Let's make it happen"
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FAN conducts Florida's first Afterschool Stakeholder Summit
Joe Davis, Chief Operating Officer of FAN and an Official Spokesperson for the Expanded Learning and Afterschool Project, Discusses the Importance of High-Quality Afterschool Programs
Across the country, high quality afterschool programs are helping accelerate student achievement. And, because the programs are community-driven and tap into local expertise... Read the article.
FAN Board member Claudia Davant named Florida Afterschool Champion of the year by the National Afterschool Alliance
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FACT Sheet on Proposed Committee Bills
Larry Pintacuda and Modesto Abety discuss afterschool at the Children's Trust
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Letter from Larry Pintacuda Executive Director of FAN to Gerard Robinson, Commissioner Florida Department of Education
Please read the correspondence from Larry Pintacuda to State Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson
Governor Rick Scott Proclaims October 20, 2011 as Lights on Afterschool day in Florida
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Governor Rick Scott Proclaims June 21st as Summer Learning Day in Florida
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FAN Panel of Champions
- Vivian Alarcon
Retired Executive Director, Florida Association of Counties; retired CEO, Florida Children's Services Councils
- David Armstrong
President, Broward College
- Frank Brogan
Chancellor, Florida's State University System
- Bob Buesing
Senior Partner, Trenam - Kemker and Chair
- Karen Buesing
Senior Partner, Akerman - Senterfit
- Kathy Castor
Congresswomen for Florida District 11 Tampa
- Santiago Carroda
Chief of Staff, Tampa
- Dr. David Christiansen
Principal, Maynard Evans High School
- Kim Kelling Engstrom
Director of Educational Services, WFSU
- The Honorable John Frusciante
Retired Judge 17th Judicial Circuit
- Suzette Harvey
Executive Director, PrimeTime WPB
- David Lawrence Jr.
Retired Publisher of the Miami Herald, and President of the Children's Movement of Florida
- Karl Nurse
City Council Member St. Petersburg
- Art O'Hara
Executive Director, R'Club
- Dr. David Marcus
Pediatric Physician and Vice Chair, Healthy Kids Corp.
- Liza McFadden
President & Founder, Volunteer USA
- Norm Penner
President and CEO of the Boys and Girls of St. Lucie County
- Twan Russell
Director of Youth and Community Programs - Miami Dolphins
- John Rutherford
- Ralph Smith
Executive Director and Founder, Computer Mentors Group Inc.
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Panel of Champions Press Release
By Jenna Brown
January 6, 2011
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After the School Bell Rings: The Florida Story
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The Afterschool Alliance is a nonprofit public awareness and advocacy organization working to ensure that all children have access to quality afterschool programs. More information is available at www.afterschoolalliance.org.
The JCPenney Afterschool Fund is a charitable organization committed to providing children in need with access to life-enriching afterschool programs that inspire children to be smart, strong and socially responsible. To date, JCPenney and the JCPenney Afterschool Fund have contributed more than $80 million to local afterschool programs in every JCPenney community through partnerships with the YMCA of the USA, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, National 4-H and FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology). For more information, visit www.jcpenneyafterschool.org.