SHADES of Development believes that children and families have the right to participate in after-school programs that support their beliefs, values and goals. SHADES programs are concerned about the whole child. Therefore, SHADES of Development is diligent in learning about the goals families, schools and communities share for the children in each of our after-school site locations. We realize that each family, school and community is unique and should be celebrated for that uniqueness.

Fall registration is here!

To Pre-register for fall click the enrollment tab to begin the pre-resgistation process.  Remember that your child is not actually registered until you have completed and submitted the fall enrollment forms and paid a registration fee and a deposit.  We look forward to seeing you this school year!

Stay Informed

  • Be sure to click the "News" tab to read about upcoming and past events.
  • Click the "Curriculum" tab to access the SHADES Events Calendar.  The SHADES Events Calendar has details about days that SHADES is open or closed, weekly themes throughout the school year and the summer and any special events happening at SHADES.  Our goal is to help keep you informed about past, present and future events at SHADES.   
  • Remember to check your parent mailbox each day

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Latest News

Celebrating Lights on Afterschool
Hundreds of children, parents, business and community leaders will come together for Lights On Afterschool rallies... Read More
October 20, 2016


2016-2017 Fall Enrollment

Contact one of our seven afterschool locations today to inquire about our afterschool programs.  You may pre-register online; however spaces are limited.  Your child will not be enrolled... Read More
August 06, 2016


Fall Enrollment
Knox county Schools start August 8th!  Let SHADES help you relieve your afterschool stress by enrolling today in the SHADES Afterschool program.  Complete... Read More
August 02, 2016