Providing high quality out-of-school-time and after school community events for West Valley City families and students, resulting in increased opportunities for learning.

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CEP Board of Directors Meeting

CEP Board of Directors Meeting

Certificates of Appreciation awarded by CEP Chairman, Stephen Buhler to the University of Utah School of Medicine Office of Inclusion and Outreach – Melanie Hooten, Director and Donna Eldridge, Presenter. The School of Medicine has partnered with CEP for the past 8 years by providing […]

Expand Your Horizons 2018

Expand Your Horizons 2018

Expand Your Horizons – STEM Careers for Girls Sponsored by Salt Lake Community College March 10, 2018. CEP sponsored 66 girls and 11 adults at this exciting event held at SLCC South Campus. We listened to a great presentation from keynote speaker, Gretchen McClain, about […]

A Day on the Hill

A Day on the Hill

The first Utah Afterschool Day on the Hill organized by the Utah Afterschool Network to promote increasing funding for afterschool programs.

Angie Keaton – CEP Board Member & Tennis & Tutoring Director, Margaret Peterson – CEP Executive Director, Kristy Critchlow – parent speaker from Hillside Elementary
Stansbury Elementary Afterschool Choir
Silver Hills Elementary Afterschool Choir

Dry Creek Charity Donation

Dry Creek Charity Donation

We are excited to announce – our partner Dry Creek Charity has contributed to the afterschool mini grant program for the third year. 16 afterschool projects are funded.  Projects include:  art, Navajo culture, coding, music, STEM, chess, Spanish culture, photography, Lego League, running club. Dry […]

Parent Letter

Parent Letter

October 25, 2017 Re: Afterschool Program Funding Dear Whom It May Concern: I am a proud member of my West Valley City, Utah community, I love that my children have been able to be a part of this community for the eleven years we have […]

Senator Orin Hatch’s Assistant Jessa Reed visits CEP programs June 8

Senator Orin Hatch’s Assistant Jessa Reed visits CEP programs June 8

Jessa Reed representing Senator Orin Hatch visited CEP afterschool summer programs June 8 at 3 of our 23 partner schools – Hunter High, Stansbury Elementary and Kennedy Jr. High. Jessa spent 5 hours learning about afterschool programs in West Valley City.  She learned about the importance of 21st Century grants, and the need to continue congressional funding to ensure the outcomes of our children and youth will lead them to a productive and independent future.

CEP Chair Steve Buhler, Stansbury Asst Principal Alison Banks, Jessa Reed, Margaret Peterson, Kwamane Harris, Stansbury Coord Pat Burton

 

Kennedy Jr. Internet Safety class at Hunter Library
Representative Mia Love’s Assistant Laurel Price visits CEP program April 26

Representative Mia Love’s Assistant Laurel Price visits CEP program April 26

Laurel Price, Rep. Love’s District Director and Melanie Sanchez, Robert Frost’s Afterschool Program Co-Coordinator

Robert Frost Elementary Afterschool Program coordinators invited Congressional Representative Mia Love to visit their program.  Laurel Price, Rep. Love’s District Director, visited on April 26.  She listened to stories from parents and students about the benefits the program has on their lives and education.  Ms. Price visited every class, interacting for 1.5 hours with students and teachers.

KUTV news – Federal budget cuts could end after-school programs

KUTV news – Federal budget cuts could end after-school programs

Click here to watch the video (KUTV) For hundreds of students at Monroe Elementary in West Valley City, the final bell doesn’t signal the end of the school day. Almost a third of Monroe’s 650 students participate in the school’s 35 extracurricular activities, which include […]