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Online Professional Learning and
Technical Assistance for
21st Century Community Learning Centers



During this introduction, you will

  • Learn how literacy is at the heart of making and communicating meaning and knowledge in every subject area
  • Understand the set of skills that comprise literacy in the 21st century and how they align to rigorous college and career readiness skills
  • Learn how literacy skills develop over time in order to best meet the needs of the young people you are serving
  • Explore a wide range of strategies for developing and reinforcing literacy skills in your 21st CCLC program

My Notebook


The Notebook is a useful way to jot down notes as you go through the various topics available on the You For Youth website. If you'd like to use the notebook, please sign in if you already have an account or register now to join the Y4Y community!