DOWNEY - Global Learning Inc. has been tapped to again provide training for staff members of the ASPIRE after-school program.Global Learning's training program will feature eight themes, from "Children's Favorite Authors and Illustrators" to "Magic and Mystery." Following an initial project discussion, ASPIRE staff will meet with training leaders at least four times. Global Learning has been providing ASPIRE with training the last five years. The latest training program will cost $36,525 and will be paid using a state grant. ASPIRE (After School Program Information Recreation Education) is a joint program between the city and the Downey Unified School District operating on local elementary school campuses. Students attend the daily after-school program where they learn "enrichment components on enhancing educational skills and encouraging healthy life choices."
********** Published: June 24, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 10