Issaquah Schools FoundationMission In partnership with the Issaquah School District, Issaquah Schools Foundation drives resources to help all studentsachieve the promise of their academic potential
4primary areas of investment • Academic Enrichment Classroom Grants to fund innovation and unmet needs. • Highly Capable Program Support for Merlin & SAGE students. • Curriculum Support has enabled the District to adopt new Elementary Science, Reading and Writing curriculums. • Technology Recycle Program for elementary , middle and high school LRC classrooms. Academic Excellence
4primary areas of investment Struggling Students • Pre-K/Kindergarten Summer School early intervention for students assessed as requiring extra support to begin kindergarten on par with their peers. • VOICE (Volunteers of Issaquah Changing Education) Mentoring program serving over 300 students. • Basic Student Needs funding to develop and support programs that eliminate the underlying issues that keep students from being successful in school.
4primary areas of investment Professional Development • National Board Certification Scholarships for teachers • Training Opportunities through Academic Enrichment Grants • Career Technical Education Scholarships
4primary areas of investment Connecting Students to their Futures • TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools) Partnership with Microsoft to bring Computer Science and Web Design Classes to our high schools. • Financial Literacy Curriculum for all 8th grade students • Robotics Clubs funding for middle and high schools
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