After-School All-Stars (ASAS) Cleveland strives to engage as many students as possible through daily after-school programming. Our attention to student retention goes beyond student engagement—we are committed to checking up on our students whenever they stop attending after-school programs. Additionally, we have high attendance competitions to honor students who consistently show up to their program activities. As a result, average daily attendance has increased by 47% in the last year. In other efforts to increase engagement with students and overall growth, ASAS Cleveland applied and received a 21st Century grant, which will allow students’ afterschool time to be extended by half an hour and allow for the hiring of more college interns that can provide additional support and mentorship to students.
95%QUALIFY FOR FREE OR REDUCED LUNCH PROGRAM
- Black/African American 87%
- White 6%
- Native American/Alaskan Native1%
- Asian American/Pacific Islander 1%
- 80% Program
- 19% Administration
- 1% Fundraising
Before After-School All-Stars, Traci L. Jadlos, served as the Vice President of Community Impact, 2-1-1 and Engagement, as well as, the Director of Corporate Engagement in three United Ways in Ohio. She now serves as the Executive Director for After-School All-Stars in Cleveland, Ohio. Traci has over 19 years of direct program experience in the field of adolescent development, program delivery and community mobilization. She also currently serves as the Chair for the FBI Cleveland Foundation Board. She resides in North Royalton with her family, where she can be found spending the weekends with her three children at the ballpark, golf course, or hockey rink.