Housed at TASC, Every Hour Counts is a collaborative of nonprofit system-builders who take varying approaches to expanding learning before and after the traditional school hours and in the summer for students in grades kindergarten through high school. Some work with elementary or middle school students, others with high school students.

TASC is a New York City-based national nonprofit organization dedicated to giving all kids expanded learning opportunities that educate, support and inspire them.

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State education agencies, school districts, statewide afterschool networks, and intermediary organizations may be eligible to receive no-cost technical assistance in planning for or implementing high quality expanded learning opportunities for your afterschool system or school district in your community. The After-School Corporation (TASC) and Every Hour Counts assist city, state and regional leaders in education and/or youth development in:

  • Building the foundation for citywide systems of after-school
  • Creating statewide partnerships to expand learning beyond traditional school hours
  • Innovating cost-effective school-community partnership approaches to expand learning time

Types of Technical Assistance
TASC and Every Hour Counts can provide you with accessible tools to help with specific aspects of building a system of expanded learning opportunities.

You can also receive customized technical assistance in tasks that include:

  • Coordinating local resources
  • Building effective school-community partnerships
  • Guiding lead education agencies in developing expanded learning plans for districts
  • Building organizational capacity
  • Starting up, scheduling and implementing programs
  • Conducting high quality self-assessment and improvement
  • Understanding fiscal management
  • Using citywide or regional data to guide priorities, planning and implementation
  • Hiring and developing staff
  • Identifying and implementing a strong curriculum
  • Evaluating program outcomes
  • Supporting older youth

Request assistance by contacting Jennifer Siaca Curry, Director of National Technical Assistance, at (646) 943-8746 or

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