GDOE schools to begin ASPIRE program for after-school enrichment and support on Oct. 25

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The Guam Department of Education (GDOE) will begin hosting the After-School Program for Instructional Remediation & Enrichment (ASPIRE) program for elementary and middle school students on Monday, October 25, 2021. This school year, participating middle schools will be piloting the ASPIRE program for interested students and students in need of extra instructional support.

ASPIRE is designed for remediation and enrichment for student grades Pre-K through 8. This program offers additional classroom instruction, support, and time on skills taught during the regular instructional hours ASPIRE also provides students opportunities to join activities they normally would not be able to participate in during the regular school day.

ASPIRE will take place after school Monday through Thursday and will only be offered for in-person instruction. Participating students will attend on their designated cohort days. Interested parents/ guardians should contact their child(ren)’s respective schools for more information on the registration process.

For additional information about the ASPIRE, you may also contact Mr. Joshua Blas at jcblas@gdoe.net/ csai@gdoe.net, (671) 300-1254.

“This activity is administered by the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) – Federal Programs Division/ Grants Office and funded by the U.S. Department of Education – Consolidated Grant to the Outlying Areas, Education Stabilization Fund II – State Educational Agency (ESF II-SEA) and the American Rescue Plan Outlaying Areas State Educational Agency (ARP-OA SEA).”

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