After School Programs

Student Services

Partnering for Youth After School Program (PFY)

funding attribution

Partnering for Youth is in its 27th year of providing academic, enrichment, and recreational activities for students at Queen Anne’s County schools directly after dismissal. The programs are funded by grants, contributions, and student enrollment fees. The staff are caring adults who are school staff, community members, parents, and college students. PFY strives to help children thrive as they grow, developing the skills to overcome challenges, build positive relationships, and make good decisions through participating in the after school program.


To ensure all school-age children in Queen Anne’s County have access to high quality, affordable, and educational after school opportunities.

Program Goals

  • Provide a safe & positive after school environment
  • Strengthen attachment to school & community
  • Improve academic success
  • Enhance physical fitness & personal well being
  • Heighten family investment through involvement

We are Hiring for Our Afterschool Programs

Are you interested in working with a dynamic team to provide exceptional, enrichment experiences for our Queen Anne’s County youth?


We have full and part time positions available to coordinate and facilitate programs in our schools.

Do you have a skill, talent or profession that you’d like to teach? You can submit your own activity proposal or we can assist you in designing and implementing your own activity. Submit your activity proposal today, or contact Paula Harris, [email protected] for more information!

Do you want to work with kids, but don’t know where to start? We have activities we will train you to learn how to implement or assist other instructors. Apply today to be an activity instructor or assistant!

Current QACPS Employee, apply here: After School Staff Application

Registration Information

Fall Programs are underway! Reach out to the Site Coordinator for your school listed below for Registration Information, today!



Christine Alois
Federal Grant Specialist
PFY Program Director
(410) 758-2403 ext. 157
202 Chesterfield Avenue
Centreville, Maryland 21617
[email protected]

Keara Matthews
Administrative Assistant
(410) 758-2403 ext. 114
202 Chesterfield Avenue
Centreville, Maryland 21617
[email protected]


Grasonville Elementary School
Dawn Sweeney
[email protected]

Matapeake Elementary School
Mandy Pettis
[email protected]

Matapeake Middle School
Stephanie Mackenzie
[email protected]

Church Hill Elementary School
Shenay Johnson
[email protected]

Stevensville Middle School
Lisa Kelly
[email protected]

Sudlersville Elementary School
Carol Byerly
[email protected]

Kennard Elementary School
Brenda Spence
[email protected]

Centreville Middle School
Victoria Naegeli
[email protected]

Sudlersville Middle School
Samantha Brown
[email protected]