Discovery Link will provide Remote Learning Support Centers for Grades K-5 November 30-December 18. Click here to register!

Extended Learning & Community Schools

About Us

The Department of 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 care program for school-age children at 44 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 child care and navigate before and after-school systems.

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We’re Hiring

Love working with kids? Want to build a career working with youth? Looking for a flexible schedule? 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.