Cardinal Community Learning Centers (CCLC) is the Out of School Time (OST) program serving public, parochial, and homeschool families within the district boundaries of Crete Public Schools. CCLC is the only OST program in Nebraska to offer programming to all K-12 in a single community.

CCLC is supported in part by 21st Century Community Learning Center federal funds under Title IV, Part B of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act as amended.


To contribute to the closing of achievement gaps by facilitating a profound enrichment learning environment where students are supervised, safe, and fed.


  1. Improving overall student academic success

  2. Increasing positive behavior and social interactions

  3. Increasing active and meaningful family and community engagement.

CPS is proud to offer CCLC programming at all four campus locations. For more information about CCLC, please contact Joel Bramhall, Director of Federal Programs, via email at