About Children Interacting Afterschool (CIA)
Children Interacting Afterschool provides educational, enrichment, and recreational activities that develop each student's educational competence, physical and social development, and community and family involvement in the educational setting.
CIA Vision Statement
To ensure that students have the opportunity to participate in a safe,
inclusive program with fun, hands-on age appropriate activities which includes increasing academic success,
enchancing character development, and building life skills through educational, recreational, enrichment and community activities.
The program will provide a supervised environment that promotes educational competence,
physical and social development, and community involvement.
Children Interacting Afterschool is Alief Proud!
During the 2017-2018 school year the CIA Program impacted 1,928 students in grades K-8th
Tuition-Based: 264 students
Grant-Funded: 1,664 students
21st Century Community Learning Center
Harris County Department of Education-CASE for Kids Partnership
Tuition Based programs are open to all Kindergarten through sixth grade students attending:
Alexander (at Liestman), Boone (at Cummings), Budewig, Cummings*, Heflin, Kennedy (at Cummings), Liestman, Mahanay*, Martin, Miller, Outley, Smith (at Cummings), and Youens (at Mahanay).
( ) Indicates campus where programming occurs.
*Accepts Pre-K students.
21st Century Community Learning Centers are open to first through eighth grade students attending:
Albright Middle, Chambers Elementary, Chancellor Elementary, Holub Middle, Horn Elementary, Klentzman
Intermediate, Olle Middle, and Owens Intermediate.
These programs are grant funded.