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After School

After School Education and Safety (ASES)

The ASES program is a state grant that funds after school education and enrichment activities created through a partnership between a school and community organization.  CUSD has five ASES programs that provide literacy, academic enrichment and safe constructive alternatives for students located at the following elementary school sites:  Kinoshita, Las Palmas, RH Dana, San Juan, and Viejo.

ASES Contact Information




School Website Link

Community Partner Link




Hope Manuel, Area Manager, Beach Cities YMCA, 940-1104,


Jessica Espinosa, Director, 234-5391


Jose Luis Pedraza, Principal, Kinoshita,


Kinoshita Website


Las Palmas


Sylvia Rosenthal, Owner, CampCo,


Kristen Nelson, Principal, Las Palmas,


Las Palmas Website


RH Dana


Hope Manuel, Area Manager, Beach Cities YMCA, 940-1104,


Maricela Velasquez, Director, 661-1627


Christina Portillo, Principal, RH Dana,


R H Dana Website


San Juan


Hope Manuel, Area Manager, Beach Cities YMCA, 940-1104,


Jessica Espinosa, Director, 496-7514


Silvia Pule, Principal, San Juan,


San Juan Website




Dustin Westgarth, Area Manager, Child Care Services, YMCA OC, Saddleback Valley, 380-3513 Ext. 116,


Jackie Garcia, Director, YMCA, Viejo,


Jesus Becerra, Principal, Viejo,


Viejo Website



Stacy Yogi, Executive Director, State and Federal Programs, 234-9244,





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