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Whitman Elementary School

Wildcat Center

Expanded Learning Opportunities Whitman Elementary School​


Expanded Learning Centers are your child’s opportunity to plug into a variety of before, during and after school academic and enrichment activities, such as sports, the arts, STEM, and mentorship. These centers are a collaboration of youth-serving community partners in Tacoma, powered by Tacoma Whole Child ​Partnership. Together we are dedicated to the social, emotional, and academic success of your child. We aim to encourage, support, and challenge while having fun!​

Program Calendar

  • ​Fall 2019 | Oct. 7 – Dec. 21
  • Winter 2020 | Jan. 7 – March 19
  • Spring 2020 | March 30 – May 30 

No ELO program during early release days, non-student days, or holidays.

What Students Receive

  • Free high-quality programming
  • After-school snacks
  • Access to sports physicals & dental screenings​

For More Information Contact:

Kayla Stewart
Senior Coordinator, Expanded Learning
(253) 327-8013​

"Not only do Expanded Learning Opportunities provide a safe place for learning, connecting, and belonging, they also serve as a catalyst to help young people tap into natural gifts, talents, passions, and leadership skills."
Fahren Johnson, Expanded Learning Program Manager, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation​