After School Program

A high-quality, fun, hands-on after school enrichment program.

Coordinator: Tameka Anderson x5878
Assistant Coordinator: Margot Butler x2124
Family Engagement Specialist: Denesse Bolanos x5811
Academic Liaison: Nekia Robinson x2126
Assistants: Dariela Salazar & Shanique Jefferson x5890   
Aide: Reyna Salazar 


Register Now for 2014-15!  Now serving Eleven Fee-Based Sites, and Twelve 21st Century Learning Community Centers!

School's out for the day.  What Does Your Child Do Now? 
Participate in a safe, high quality After School Program! 
To see our program in action, click here!

Central After School Program Office 
Alief Support Facility, 14051 Bellaire Blvd., Houston, TX 77083
Office Hours
Monday 7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.  12:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  

Payment Option #1-Drop Box Locations
One convenient drop box locations!
*Alief Support Facility Building (ASP Office) - shared with Tax Office 
All payments must be clearly labeled with the child's name, school, and "ASP".

Payment Option #2-Online


Register Now for the 2014-2015 ASP! 

Fee Based--Open to all K-6th grade students attending:
Alexander, Boone, Cummings, Heflin, Horn, Liestman, Kennedy, Mahanay, Martin, Outley, & Miller!

21st Century Community Learning Centers--Open to Kindergarten-8th grade students attending:  Best, Bush, Collins, Hearne, Landis, Smith Youens, Budewig, Mata, Alief Middle School, Killough, & O'Donnell!
Students enjoy a safe, fun environment while receiving homework support and participating in hands-on academic activities that reinforce regular day math and language arts learning, as well as a variety of enrichment activities that include arts, science, fitness, technology, tumbling, sports, cooking, and more!  The ASP is staffed by certified teachers and other trained staff.
**The After School Program is not able to offer financial assistance
to sites not listed above for the 2014-2015 school year.**
Meaningful Magical Moments...

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who helped make the After School Rocks! Fun Run a huge success!  Read more... It was a great competition!  One hundred three volunteers and 482 participants laced up their running/walking shoes to benefit Alief ISD students by helping offset monthly tuition for qualifying students through After School Program (ASP) scholarships.  An additional 164 participants contributed to the scholarship fund.  The ASP and the Wellness Committee would like to thank all of our sponsors and vendors.

Harris County Department of Education | Cooperative for After-School Enrichment
Heflin Elementary After School Program students participated in Kids’ Day at HP on May 16, 2014.  Kids’ Day at HP is a collaboration between the Collaborative for After School Education (CASE), a division of the Harris County Department of Education, and Hewlett Packard.  This program provided Heflin’s ASP students the opportunity to design and market their own fictional robots and build robots capable of surviving various challenges. 
Heflin received first place for their presentation.  

On December 6, 2013, Kennedy Elementary particpated in the On the CASE: Entrepreneurship program which explored a variety of topics related to entrepreneurship. By designing their own businesses, conducting market research, setting profit points, investigating advertising tactics, and analyzing the differences between spending and saving money, students experienced first-hand the challenges and opportunities associated with operating a business.
21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Grant
The Alief ISD After School Program has been awarded a Cycle 8 grant through TEA’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers for Best Elementary and Smith Elementary beginning with the 2014-2015 school year. This grant will provide free after school program services for students at these campuses for up to 4 years.

Alief ISD has been awarded cycle 8 of the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant which would service over 1,000 students per year. Campuses funded include: Collins, Hearne, Landis, Youens, Mata, Budewig, O’Donnell, Alief Middle and Killough. Please contact your child's school or the ASP office for more information.

2013-2014 ASP Awards

Landis Elementary - Top Site of the Year
Michelle LaRoche - New Kid on the Block
Chiquita Estevan- Helping Hands
Michelle Pena - Veteran Award
Tracy Senf- Spirit Award
Robin Toy- Outstanding Teacher of the Year
Regina Collins- Outstanding Program Assistant of the Year

5 Years of Leadership Service in After School Program
Shequila Holmes (Boone ES), Michelle Pena (Cummings ES), Patrick Reagan (Alexander ES), and
Tracy Senf (Outley ES)

10 Years of Leadership Service in After School Program
Victor Rodriquez (Miller Intermediate)

Staff Recognition
Chiquita Estevan, Bush Elementary After School Program Site Coordinator, received the Imagine, Achieve, Believe Award on May 20, 2014 at the End of Year Celebration at CASE. She has established great relationships with the students, parents, and staff at the school. Bush Elementary is currently in Year 3 of TEA’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers, Cycle 7 grant program.

Michelle LaRoche, Mahanay Elementary ASP Site Leader, selected as
Mahanay's Teacher of the Year for 2013-2014.

Ms. Jean Menson was recently recognized as the Great Day Houston/Star Furniture’s Red Apple Award Winner. Ms. Menson is an 8th Grade Literature Teacher at O’Donnell Middle School, and she is also a proud member of the ODMS After School Program Staff. When asked about working in ASP Ms. Menson stated, “I consider working in the After School Program to be another awesome opportunity to inspire students and build learning relationships with my peers. This is my first time ever working in an After School Program, and I am happy to have the chance to work with more students and the fine staff of O’Donnell Middle School.” Ms. Menson was also selected 2013-2014 Teacher of Year for ODMS.

Upcoming Events

Contact Information

Tameka L Anderson
After School Program Coordinator
Alief Independent School District