What is the Union County Education Foundation?
The Education Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to Supporting Students and Encouraging Educators in Union County Public Schools. We partner with district leadership to focus on investing in teachers so they can invest in students. We are governed by 18 community volunteers who represent the entire county.
How can I support the Foundation?
-Serve as a Principal for a Day in November
-Make a gift securely here.
-Sponsor a table at Black Tie and Blue Jeans and invite your friends
-Set up a recurring monthly donation
-Give to our endowments for college scholarships
-Donate school supplies to be given to LIFT grant recipients
-Donate kid-size garden gloves for our Outdoor Classrooms
-Donate household supplies for new Dual Language teachers
The C’s of why we need a Foundation?
Champion–We celebrate excellence and recognize accomplishments.
Connector–We facilitate resources and match needs.
Conduit–We are a mechanism for communities to invest in classrooms.
Convener–We bring stakeholders together for collective impact.
Collaborator–We are a bridge for groups to work cooperatively with school leaders.
Catalyst–We spark innovation and new thinking.
Co-constructor–We work side by side to school stakeholders to build initiatives.
How will foundation funds be used?
Your gift stays in Union County for the benefit of public school teachers and students.
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