The New Bedford Public Schools will shortly submit an application to the MA Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education in response to the Massachusetts 21st Century Community Learning Centers competitive Request For Proposals.

The New Bedford Public schools will propose afterschool programs at Normandin Middle School, Trinity Day Academy and Gomes Elementary School that will enlist low-achieving studentsí to pursue exciting, creative, adventurous, rigorous, demanding, and empowering out of school time activities. In each programming domain, a diverse school faculty will join with community partners to present the student body with opportunities and challenges; emphasizing the enviable position that 21st century students have as well as the immense societal need and vocational demand for creative solutions to local and global problems.

New Bedford Public schools welcomes community and family input. Please contact the program coordinator responsible for managing the proposed program:

Andrew B. O’Leary, Director, Federal and State Funded Programs,
New Bedford Public Schools                                  
508-997-4511 ext. 3257