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Extended Learning & Community Schools

About Us

Extended Learning and Community Schools oversees many of the after-school programs in the district. All of these programs provide DPS students a safe, enriching place to continue their studies, explore new skills and make friends during out-of-school time.

Mission: Creating opportunities for school communities to engage and inspire Denver youth and families.

Vision: Our vision is to provide high-quality programming, every day at every site. We will support social, emotional and academic learning, increase family participation and community engagement, and expand middle school programming.


Discovery Link

Discovery Link is a licensed before and after-school program for school-age children at 43 elementary schools in DPS.

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Children in a playground
Two students working on crafts at Isabella Bird Elemntary.

Family Resources

Find resources and support to help families access and navigate before and after-school systems.

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We’re Hiring

Want to build a career working in youth development? Looking for professional growth in the before and after school space? Discovery Link before and after school program is hiring for several positions at schools across the district.

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School photoshoot at Isabella Bird in January 2020.