About Us: 21st Century Program
21st Century Community Learning Centers (CLC) are comprehensive after-school programs that provide high quality academic enrichment for students in a safe and engaging learning environment. There are over 8,900 Community Learning Centers in the country, serving 1.5 million students. Roanoke City Public Schools operates 12 Community Learning Centers at the elementary and secondary level.
Roanoke City Public Schools 21st Century Sites partner with multiple community agencies that teach life skills and promote character education and social awareness. Enrichment workshops include cooking, martial arts, photography, conflict resolution, healthy life styles, African culture and many more.
Parent and family engagement is an important component of RCPS CLCs and parents are encouraged to attend Family Nights Programs designed to support student achievement and other educational topics related to literacy, finance, and careers.