School Districts Embrace Support from Community Financial
|Chris Swanson, Maria Mitter, and John Dignan|
from the Wayne/Westland Consolidated
School District accept a check at
|Community Financial is a proud supporter|
of the Novi Educational Foundation!
Teacher Grants Help Satisfy Teacher Needs
|Johannesburg-Lewiston High School is part|
of our Community Shares program benefiting
schools in the North.
In the past, grants have been used for a wide-range of ideas and projects. Some examples of teacher grants throughout the years have been for mindfulness training, book clubs, classroom libraries, 3D printers, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) resources, and even auto-shop classroom technology! By allowing school districts to allocate the funds, we are able to touch the lives of thousands of students through amazing and unique classroom programs.
|A student at Holmes Middle School in Livonia|
explains how a 3D Printer work to a
Community Financial team member.
For our Northern Michigan school districts, the Community Shares donation is usually made directly to the schools themselves. Manager of Community Relations, Natalie McLaughlin, works with Northern Michigan school superintendents to help allocate the donations—choosing where the funds are most needed each year.
|Parkview Elementary School in Novi used|
grant funds to purchase books
for their Friend Book Club!
If you would like more information about our Community Shares program, or about our school partnerships, please visit cfcu.org/schools.
Your Turn: Which teacher(s) have had a positive impact on your life through their classroom programs and teaching initiatives? Share your stories with us in the comments!
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