• Community Education Extended Learning (CEEL) Program

     
    CEEL Staff CEEL is an afterschool Extended Learning Program open to all elementary students. Programs operate at, Easterly Parkway, Ferguson Township, Gray's Woods, Mount Nittany, Park Forest, Radio Park and Spring Creek Elementary Schools.
     
    Specific details for each CEEL site can be found by visiting the appropriate school's homepage, clicking Our School, and then clicking Before and Afterschool Program (CEEL).
     
    Click here to access our online registration site to review your current enrollments or update emergency contact information.
     
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    Applications for the 2022-23 CEEL program will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, May 16. Scroll down for additional details about the application/lottery process for the 2022-23 school year.
     
     
  • If you have questions about CEEL or are experiencing difficulty during the application/registration process, please contact the supervisor at the appropriate school.

    Easterly Parkway (serving Corl Street students) - Thea Park - 814-357-5479 - [email protected]
    Ferguson Township - Morgan Lang - 814-574-5509 - [email protected]
    Grays Woods - Antonio Rascon-Gato - 814-574-2617 - [email protected]
    Mount Nittany - Zachary Finley - 814-571-0648 - [email protected] 

    Park Forest - Lisa Vonada 814-571-2294[email protected] 
    Radio Park - Patty McKenna - 814-571-3349 - [email protected]
    Spring Creek - Rachel Sackett  - 814-810-8399 - [email protected]

  •  2022-23 Program Details

    ENROLLMENT PROCEDURES

    The process for CEEL registration for the 2022-23 school year will be managed via lottery. Families should follow the steps below to apply for the CEEL program:

    1. The initial application window will be open from 10 a.m. Monday, May 16 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 31
      1. Apply for the lottery online.
      2. No payment is required to apply.
      3. You will receive a confirmation email after successful submission of the application. If you do not receive this email, you have not successfully applied and will not be entered into the lottery. Please check your spam folder; during heavy volume registration times, the email may be delayed. You can also log into your account anytime to see if your application was successful.
    2. Names will be chosen via lottery immediately following the initial application window. 
    3. Families will be notified by Wednesday, June 1 at 4:00 p.m. if they are being offered a space. 
      1. An email with the offer and additional details will be sent to the email address associated with the application. This is the only form of communication families will receive regarding an offer. 
      2. If offered a space in the program, you will then be given a specific period of time to complete additional tasks, such as registering and paying the required deposit. 
      3. Deadlines must be met in order to secure the spot for your child. Failure to do so will result in your child being placed back in the lottery. 
    4. Once seats are filled, waitlisted families will be notified of their waitlist status. 

    Additional details regarding enrollment

    • CEEL enrollment is a fluid process. We typically have a waitlist for most of our locations.
    • Applications are accepted for the current school year only. 
    • The lottery will be conducted at the Panorama Village Administrative Center with the program coordinator, secretary, CEEL supervisor representatives, and another district representative. 
    • If siblings apply and only one name is drawn in the lottery, both siblings will be offered space in the program.
    • Students who are not offered a space after the initial lottery will be placed on the waitlist, along with applications received after the initial lottery. When a space becomes available, a lottery will be held and families will be notified in the fashion detailed above.
    • When the initial application window closes, if the number of applicants is fewer than the projected openings, all applicants will be offered admission. 
    • If a student leaves the program for any reason, a new application is required and the application will become part of the waitlist lottery when a space becomes available.


    PROGRAM TIMES

    *Before school: 7:30 a.m. to 7:55 a.m. each school day
    Afterschool: dismissal to 5:30 p.m. each school day  
                                                                       
    PROGRAM DATES
    August 23, 2022 to June 2, 2023
    CEEL operates only when school is in-person.
                                                                       
    FEES PER STUDENT (monthly unless otherwise noted)
    • *Before School: $55
    • Full-Time: $270
    • Registration Fee (one-time): $50
    • Payment Plan Fee (one-time, due at the time of registration): $15
    • Deposit: Due at the time of registration if utilizing the Payment Plan; equal to 2% of your total invoice amount; nonrefundable
    • Scholarships and discounts (sibling and employee) are available for those who qualify. You must complete a form requesting a scholarship or discount. That form will be available when the application period begins.

    WHAT TO EXPECT FOR THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR

    • We anticipate resuming art, STEM, physical activity and language classes in the fall. Details regarding these offerings will be made available to registered families in August. 
    • Individual inservice days will be available for registration approximately one month prior to the inservice dates. The site supervisor will share more details about this after school starts. Inservice days are $52 per student per day.
    • The Spring Break program will open for registration in January 2023. The Spring Break program is $235 for the week.
    • CEEL is open to in-person students only; the program will run only when school is in-person.
    • There will be no part-time option offered.
    • Note that Corl Street students will be bussed from Corl Street to Easterly Parkway and must be picked up from there each day. Corl Street will have a morning program, should the minimum number of enrollments be met. 

    *The Before School program requires a minimum number of enrollments to run. Families of registered students will be notified via email as to the status of the before school program on Friday, July 22 by 4:30 p.m.

  • INSERVICE/NO SCHOOL DAY PROGRAMS 
    Students must be currently enrolled in the CEEL program to participate in inservice day programming.
    Individual Inservice Days - $52/day - Inservice programs operate from 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and you will have the choice of attending the Park Forest or Easterly Parkway program. A timeline of registration dates can be found below. 
    Spring Break Inservice Bundle - $235 - This bundle will include Spring Break (3/6, 3/7, 3/8, 3/9, 3/10) from 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and will be held at Easterly Parkway. Please note that these days will only be sold as a package. Registration for Spring Break will open in January 2023.
  • DISCOUNTS & SCHOLARSHIPS

    If you are interested in applying for a scholarship or discount, please fill out the form located in the Forms tab at left (form will be linked after the initial lottery draw on May 31). This form must be completed by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, August 15, 2022 in order for discounts and scholarships to be effective prior to the first CEEL payment of the year. Form submissions received after that date will be applied prior to the next payment (when submitted at least five business days' prior to the payment date) and will not be prorated.

    Sibling Discount - Families with 2 or more children enrolled in the full-time program will receive a 15% discount on the second and subsequent child.
    Scholarships - Additional funds are available for families in need, including those eligible for free and reduced lunch. You will be notified of any scholarship offer via email and may be required to provide forms, such as free/reduced lunch acceptance, before the offer is applied to your account. 
    *Discounts and scholarships cannot be combined.
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