Degrees and Certifications:
Dr. Eric Van Slyke
After-School Program Director
Middle School After School Programs
Each middle school in Allegany County will offer an After-School Program that will positively impact student grades, provide enrichment in English, science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM), and connects students with partners that support STEAM, health, environmental literacy, college, careers, civic readiness, and drug-free lives. After-school programs are an imperative support mechanism that can substantially increase academic achievement, creativity, health, and wellness for at-risk students in Allegany County. The middle school After School programs are currently funded by Cares and local funding sources. The vision of the program is for all Maryland youth to become positive, productive citizens engaged in their community.Program times are as follows:
- Braddock - 3-5:30 p.m.
- Washington - 2:50-5:20 p.m.
- Mt. Savage - 2:45-5:15 p.m.
- Westmar - 3-5:30 p.m.
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online HERE, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal-opportunity provider.
MSDE Nondiscrimination Statement
The Maryland State Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry/national origin, color, disability, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation in matters affecting employment or in providing access to programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
For inquiries related to Department policy, please contact:
Agency Equity Officer
Equity Assurance & Compliance Office
Office of the Deputy State Superintendent for Finance and Administration
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2595
410-767-0426 - Voice
410-767-0431 - Fax
410-333-6442 - TTY/TDD