System of Support For Expanded Learning

​​​​​​​​​​​​​The System of Support for Expanded Learning (SSEL) supports local educational agencies. The Merced County Office of Education provides field-based technical assistance and support to current and prospective After School Education and Safety (ASES), as well as 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) programs.

​For more information on the following expanded learning programs from the California Department of Education, click below:

21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) Grant

After School Education and Safety (ASES) Grant

Guidance for Expanded Learning programs related to Executive Order N-45-20.


Covid-19 Guidance for Expanded Learning Programs

For guidance related to proper social and physical distancing, and healthy practices for ASES programs operating pursuant to this memo, please refer to:

Contact Information:

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Sheilah Brooks
Program Advisor
(209) 381-6675
1850 Wardrobe Avenue​, Bldg N
Merced, CA 95341

Odessa Osby
Administrative Clerk
(209) 381-5157
​​​1850 Wardrobe Avenue, Bldg K
Merced, CA 95341