David Stricker Director, Expanded Learning

Kimberley Adkisson Explore TOSA, Standard School District (661) 444-3663

Justin Devlin Site Manager, Standard Elementary (661)-345-6823

Tracy Kisselburg Site Manager, Highland Elementary (661)-343-4308

Kacey Lemus Site Manager, Standard Middle School (661)-345-7950

Teresa Wyatt Site Manager, Wingland Elementary (661)-378-4972


After School Job Opportunities

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EXPLORE, formerly known as X-Factor, is a FREE 3-hour expanded learning program for 1st through 8th graders that provides:

  • Daily Snack

  • Supper

  • Homework Help

  • Physical Fitness & Recreation (Golf, Speed Cup Stacking Competition, Sports)

  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) Activities

  • Arts (Dance, Drama, Arts & Crafts)

  • Clubs (Rockets, Robots, Rubik's Cube, Sewing & Fencing, just to name a few)

Some of the activities that will be offered this year include science clubs, talent shows, arts and crafts, sports and active recreation, technology opportunities and much more. We will continue to partner with North of the River Recreation & Park District, Kern Athletic Fencing Foundation, Girl Scouts, UC Cooperative Extension (Nutrition Education Program) and many other community organizations. Students build confidence, relationships, and skills. For more information, contact your schools Explore Site Managers.


Each site holds a winter and spring showcase to highlight so exciting student projects & activities. We are looking forward to preparing for our winter showcases. Dates, times & more on that to come!

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Join our Team!