Our Mission and Values
LACAL is a statewide network whose mission is to support and encourage high quality out of school time learning opportunities throughout Louisiana.
Advocacy Champions: Promoting quality and access to Louisiana's out of school time programs, so together, schools, communities and families can create an inspiring day of learning for all children.
Community Partnerships: Building collaborations that enhance the quality of out of school time programs and account for all community stakeholders.
Experiential Learning: Fostering highly competent staff through data driven trainings to help advance the diverse out of school time community.
Quality Programs: Promoting and supporting a continuous program quality improvement system that advances best practices for all of Louisiana's out of school time programs.
Statewide Voice: Creating a statewide network which includes a broad range of stakeholders that reaches all corners of Louisiana, with every region represented.