NAESP Foundation has partnered with United Way to bring you a great literacy focused fundraiser for your school!
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The research is consistent and clear: Despite reading’s critical importance, over 60% of all 3rd graders in the U.S. are not reading proficiently.
This program is a chance to instill a love of reading in children while still having fun!
The United Way Club Connect Adopt-a-School Program is a partnership between the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) and United Way to provide resources to improve early grade reading levels to the schools most in need.
This is the only educational program funded, supported, and marketed on a nationwide basis, and available in all communities in the country, by both United Way and the NAESP.
The Problem: Third Grade Reading Levels
The United Way Club Connect Adopt-A-School program was specifically designed to accept the challenge of this goal, by providing the most desired resources to these elementary schools most in need:
1: More booksEach adopted school receives a Scholastic Reading Oasis with hundreds of books
Each student receives an annual membership to United Way Club Connect, a 24/7/365 resource to keep kids engaged in reading.
2: A resource to promote reading to children 24/7/365
3: Parent engagement
Each parent receives year-round incentives from our corporate partners, with messages that promote the importance of their child’s reading.