Adopt-a-School
Adopt a School
What is Adopt-a-School?  A unique opportunity for schools to work together with community organizations and business partners to utilize the resources of the community to strengthen and enrich the quality of education for students.  The commitment of time, energy and expertise of a community organization or business partner to an individual school; both parties set realistic goals that are agreeable to all involved.
 
Outcomes of Successful Adoptions
 
For Organization/Business Partner
  • Increased knowledge of public education
  • Gratification from volunteering in various ways such as helping with a school carnival or reading to a class
  • Satisfaction of serving as a role model to students through the Mentor Program

For School

  • Increased career awareness
  • Additional resources such as workroom treats or staff appreciation lunches
  • Enriched curriculum experience
  • Infusion of supplies from a school supply or book drive
  • Angels for students during the holidays to provide a turkey, food, clothing or gifts

The business or organization must not impose their own values or religious beliefs on the students of staff.  Volunteers and mentors must consent to a criminal history background check.