Education changes a child's life. Our extended care programs give children opportunity, imagination & a dream!

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Our passion for children does not stop when the school day ends, but extends into the nontraditional learning environment. Through a collaborative partnership Hot Spots, School Day educators and Community Leaders extend children’s learning experience outside of the “typical school day hours!” Learning changes a child’s life offering opportunity, imagination and a dream.

History

Hot Spots Extended Care Program Inc. originated within the structure of Celebree Learning Centers, a for-profit early child care provider, as an external provider to students attending schools in the local community. As a sister organization of Celebree, HSECP was formed to support the voices of parents requesting in-school educational enrichment that eliminated transportation.

Team

Hot Spots Extended Care Program gives children opportunity, imagination and a dream. The Executive Team behind HSECP has extensive experience in childhood development and a constant drive to make a difference in children's emotional and intellectual growth. Learn more about the Executive Team here.

Our Goals

Our vision is to promote academic achievement by extending learning outside of the classroom and strengthening the school-community relationships through collaboration and partnerships with educational leaders and community stakeholders.

Our Partners

Hot Spots Extended Care Program partners with and serves institutions including but by no means limited to, schools, libraries and districts. Discover them here.

How We Help

Curriculum

At HSECP, students learn lessons that can be applied to school and to life. Learn more about the ideology behind the student curriculum here.

Student's Experience

Student confidence, creativity and collaboration are heightened through the Hot Spots Extended Care Program curriculum experience.

School Community Engagement

HSECP collaboration forms two-way relationships that are rooted in goal alignment, communication and constructive group reflection.

Careers

Interested in a career with Hot Spots Extended Care Program? We have a variety of paths to offer. Click below to see which path suits you best!

Blog

Kindness Matters at Joppatowne Elementary School

March 24, 2017

Kindness matters, which is why our programs decided to focus their February philanthropic initiative on connecting with a local charity called Simple Sacrifice.  150 students spent March and February putting thoughtful detail into their philanthropic outreach initatives, from decorating lunch bags with their own artwork to writing friendly notes.  On the last day of the club  students made 200…

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21st Century Enrichment Grant

Hot Spots Extended Care Program has partnered with The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools to launch for the first time during this school year 21st Century Enrichment Grants to BCPS elementary schools to fund innovative projects not funded in the school budget.

Join Us

As a not-for-profit, we are interested in developing relationships with organizations who understand the value of our vision and the importance of developing our youth.