2017 north TeXas GIVING DAY - Sept. 7-13th

This year, the community foundation of texas's annual giving "DAY" will last a week!  read more about it here.  in 2016, over $2,000 was raised for our GT Teachers and students.  thank you!!


IN FALL 2016, THE COMMUNITIES FOUNDATION OF TEXAS EXPERT PHILANTHROPY TEAM REVIEWED THE FOLLOWING NONPROFIT AGENCIES AND OFFERS THEM FOR YOUR FUNDING CONSIDERATION: ALPHA PARENT SUPPORT ALPHA PARENT SUPPORT (ALPS) WORKS TO CREATE EXPANDED OPPORTUNITIES FOR GIFTED AND TALENTED STUDENTS IN MCKINNEY ISD BY INCREASING AWARENESS AMONG PARENTS AND EDUCATORS, PROVIDING CLASSROOM ENRICHMENT MATERIALS, AND OFFERING SCHOLARSHIPS TO BOTH STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS. FUNDING IS REQUESTED TO PURCHASE A CLASSROOM KIT OF INTERACTIVE ROBOTS AND ONLINE CURRICULUM TO ENCOURAGE EARLY INTEREST IN STEM SUBJECTS AMONG 150 THIRD GRADE GIFTED AND TALENTED STUDENTS. FUNDING IS ALSO REQUESTED TO SUPPORT TWO SEPARATE ONE-DAY STEM CONFERENCES, ONE OF WHICH WILL SERVE ONLY GIRLS AND ONE OF WHICH WILL SERVE ONLY BOYS. THE CONFERENCES WILL BE OPEN TO PARTICIPANTS IN GRADES 4-11 AND WILL PROVIDE EXPOSURE TO STEM-RELATED CAREERS.  

IN FALL 2016, THE COMMUNITIES FOUNDATION OF TEXAS EXPERT PHILANTHROPY TEAM REVIEWED THE FOLLOWING NONPROFIT AGENCIES AND OFFERS THEM FOR YOUR FUNDING CONSIDERATION:

ALPHA PARENT SUPPORT

ALPHA PARENT SUPPORT (ALPS) WORKS TO CREATE EXPANDED OPPORTUNITIES FOR GIFTED AND TALENTED STUDENTS IN MCKINNEY ISD BY INCREASING AWARENESS AMONG PARENTS AND EDUCATORS, PROVIDING CLASSROOM ENRICHMENT MATERIALS, AND OFFERING SCHOLARSHIPS TO BOTH STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS. FUNDING IS REQUESTED TO PURCHASE A CLASSROOM KIT OF INTERACTIVE ROBOTS AND ONLINE CURRICULUM TO ENCOURAGE EARLY INTEREST IN STEM SUBJECTS AMONG 150 THIRD GRADE GIFTED AND TALENTED STUDENTS. FUNDING IS ALSO REQUESTED TO SUPPORT TWO SEPARATE ONE-DAY STEM CONFERENCES, ONE OF WHICH WILL SERVE ONLY GIRLS AND ONE OF WHICH WILL SERVE ONLY BOYS. THE CONFERENCES WILL BE OPEN TO PARTICIPANTS IN GRADES 4-11 AND WILL PROVIDE EXPOSURE TO STEM-RELATED CAREERS.

 


DO YOU SHOP AMAZON?  

IF YES, PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO AMAZON SMILE TO BENEFIT ALPS IN SUPPORT OF OUR g/t STUDENTS AND TEACHERS!

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