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Expanded Learning | Kaleidoscope

The Office of Expanded Learning leads Charleston County School Districts' after school efforts (Kaleidoscope). Kaleidoscope is a fee based program that operates using an income based sliding scale for tuition. The office also manages several 21st Century Afterschool Grants, summer programs as well as after school enrichment classes such as chess, dance, art, coding, engineering, foreign language, music, and lacrosse.

Our Mission

Provide high quality after school care in a safe, challenging environment. Our programs provide age-appropriate activities which focus on the physical, social, emotional and educational needs of our students.

How Are We Organized?

Each after school program has one dedicated site coordinator on staff to handle the day-to-day operations and management of the program. Each of our 45 site coordinators reports to one of the four regional program officers.  Our department currently has four regional program officers who oversee all programs. Each regional program officer is responsible for 10-12 after school programs.  

Contact Us

If you need immediate assistance with a question or concern,  please call Christy Bennett at 843-402-7817.

Program Site Coordinators and Central Office Team 

Meet the Central Office Team

News and Announcements

Registration for our after school programs which consists of Kaleidoscope and 21st Century Afterschool locations is underway. Space is limited in many of our programs so we encourage all parents to contact their individual site coordinators regarding questions.

Here is a list of sites with existing waiting lists.

Carolina Park
Laurel Hill
Jennie Moore
Stiles Point
Murray LaSaine
Drayton Hall (Wait list for CD only)

For end of year tax purposes, our federal tax id is 576000322.

Check out our new online registration and payment portal called RevTrak. Our new online system allows you to create an account, sign up for Kaleidoscope and our enrichment offerings, pay online, print off your tax statements and view year to date invoices and payments.  For assistance with RevTrak, please contact Wallace Bonds at 843-801-6530. 

Information on 2019 summer camps will be available in late February or early March 2019.

For Parents and Staff

For Enrichment Partners

All interested after school providers wishing to provide enrichment services with the Office of Expanded Learning must complete an application form. We accept applications on a rolling basis and review them twice a year. 

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