Education

Goal

Improving the academic achievement and success of at-risk children

Funded Programs

These are the programs funded through the United Way of Norman from July 2015 - June 2016

Big Brothers Big Sisters
Community, School and Amachi Mentoring

Bridges
Student Services

Community After School Program, CASP
Be Smart

Center for Children and Families, Inc.
Boys and Girls Club
Early Childhood Education and Parent Support Services

Cleveland County 4-H
Family Education

Girl Scouts
"I Can Be" Speaker Series

More Info on Funded Programs

Community Initiaitives

United Way of Norman manages the following initiatives to fill gaps between community needs and agency response.

Destination Graduation
An initiative through the United Way of Norman, Destination Graduation supports the academic and social/emotional development of students, especially at the middle school level, to enhance their abilities to graduate from high school and plan for postsecondary education.

Parent Connection
Part of the United Way of Norman’s Destination Graduation initiative, this free educational event is designed to provide helpful and relevant information for families of Norman students in grades 5th to 8th.

ABC School Supply Program
Each year, United Way of Norman distributes free school supplies to income-eligible families in Norman and some surrounding communities. Pre-K through 12th grade students in Norman ,Noble, Little Axe, Lexington and Robin Hill are eligible to apply for the ABC School Supply Program.

Education Council

Sharon Dean | University of Oklahoma K-20 Center
Susan Gladhill |  Moore Norman Technology Center
Chris LaVenture | Hitachi
Katie Merrick | Norman Public Schools Foundation
Mark Millsap | Norman Transcript
Mike Murphy | Oklahoma State Bank
Derek Paiva | Arvest
Ann Ross | Community Volunteer
Jim Wilson | Republic Bank & Trust
Rondel Youngblood | YMCA

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