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Sprouts Aftercare is a Licensed after school program located in Santa Cruz, California.  Sprouts works with the community and families to provide a fun, safe and creative space for students to enjoy during their time away from school.  We believe that exposing children to new experiences and ideas help small sprouts (children) grow, expand their boundaries, connect with others and foster self-discovery.



Jordan is Sprouts administration and teacher. He is from Ojai, California, he attended UCSC where he received a bachelors in history.  Jordan then went on to obtain a California Multiple Subjects teaching degree.  Jordan loves to play sports, hike and cook!

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Shannon is co owner of Sprouts, Director of the Creative Eden lounge and has a MA degree in education. She worked in the Santa Cruz City Schools District for 7 years as a K-5th grade teacher at Monarch Community School and Westlake. She loves dance & being creative!


Our Branciforte small schools site director is Britta! Britta is from from Tulsa, Oklahoma, and is currently in school to get her bachelors is social work! She loves to play discgolf and go camping! "Looking forward to a great year at Sprouts Monarch!"

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