Education

Goal

Improving the academic achievement and success of at-risk children

Funded Programs

Current Education Funded Programs

Community Initiatives

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

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.

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.

Education Council

Derek Paiva | Arvest, CHAIR
Ann Rosales | Norman Public Schools, VICE CHAIR
Jennifer Dennis | Othello's
Susan Gladhill |  Moore Norman Technology Center
Noah Milligan | First Liberty Bank
Aaron Parker | Silver Star Construction
Matt Peacock | WPM Design Group
Matt Rhodes | OGE Energy Corp
Scott Williams | Farmers Insurance