Business and Community Giving

What are the benefits of a School-Business Partnership?

Creating an environment that values and promotes student achievement cannot be the sole responsibility of educators and the schools. It requires the concerted effort of the entire community. Partnerships provide huge rewards for both partners including:

To the Students:

  • Improved self-image
  • Increased motivation resulting in better achievement and attendance
  • Enriched curriculum
  • Increased awareness of career options
  • Identification with successful role models
  • Better understanding of the free enterprise system
  • Improved preparation for the world of work
  • Acquisition of new skills

To the Educators:

  • Support for educational standards
  • Curricular resources and ideas
  • Increased awareness of business work force needs
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Progressive management practices
  • Recognition and support of their efforts

To the Community:

  • Strong public school system which attracts new business and industry
  • Well prepared work force which allows businesses to prosper
  • A literate citizenry
  • Employable public school graduates
  • Better informed community members
  • A more realistic view of public education

To the Business:

  • Visibility and recognition for valued community service and an enhanced corporate image
  • A chance to improve students’ basic skills and entry-level job skills
  • A more realistic view of public education
  • Tax deductions (state and federal) for donations of equipment and supplies to schools
  • Improved transfer of learning from classroom to practical applications at work
  • Personal satisfaction generated from involvement with students

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SUPPLEMENTAL FUNDING IS CRITICAL!

Good schools mean good communities, higher property values, and lower crime rates. We live in an exceptional area filled with exceptional people. Working together we can continue to offer the children in our community the exceptional educational opportunities that they deserve!

Our schools are very good. Together, we can make them even better!

In the 2014-15 school year, your donations to the Foundation allowed us to grant over $150,000 to fund certified PE, Library, Classroom Technology staffing to the benefit of every child in the district.

The Foundation’s Tech Up! initiative funded the completion of wireless networking to reach every student in every classroom, training for our EdTech teachers, and a full-time Education Technology Coach to support our teachers on a daily basis..

THE PROGRAMS WE FUND ARE APPLIED EQUITABLY ACROSS THE DISTRICT AND ARE PROGRAMS THAT MUST BE FUNDED AT THE DISTRICT LEVEL.

Thank you to all our volunteers and donors who are doing so much to make our schools the best they can be!

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