The Chatham Education Foundation (CEF) seeks community support for public education to provide supplemental resources to the Chatham County Schools. We do this through individual and business donations, as well as grants from organizations. Recently, three generous organizations granted funds to CEF and changed lives! Duke Energy and the Dollar
Grants from the Oak Foundation and the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation have positioned up to 200 rising kindergarteners in Chatham County for a jump on their upcoming 13 years of school. Chatham Education Foundation (CEF) secured the funds and partnered with Chatham County Schools (CCS) for the district’s inaugural Kindergarten
SOAR Supply Drive SOAR, a Chatham Education Foundation literacy tutoring program, is collecting supplies March 23rd – April 23rd to help students achieve reading success in local elementary schools. Students Obtaining Achievements in Reading or SOAR is a program CEF has developed to help students that need additional reading assistance.
Chatham Education Foundation (CEF) is holding a student logo design contest. The contest is open to any Chatham County Schools middle or high school student. Individuals or teams of students are encouraged to submit their original works. Entries are due by Wednesday, February 28, 2018. The logo should be modern,
On Friday, November 3, more than 70 Governors Club residents gathered at the new home of Chris, Jana, Max and Mason Ehrenfeld. The event, hosted by the Chatham Education Foundation (CEF), sought to bring attention to the high quality of the Chatham County Schools, offering insight into the supplemental resources
CEF is proud to announce our new literacy tutoring program, SOAR. Where some Chatham County School students, this year 2nd graders, will receive specialized, one-on-one literacy tutoring. Watch them SOAR! This new program provides specialized literacy tutoring to 2nd grade students not meeting literacy benchmarks at North Chatham Elementary and
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!! Our Books on Break program puts books into the hands of students in need at two Chatham County Schools. Both of these school host over 90% of students on the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch program. Our goal is to assure student have self-selected, and therefore high interest
PITTSBORO, NC – The Chatham Education Foundation awarded more than $35,000 in grants and scholarships to Chatham County Schools’ teachers and staff on November 1, 2016. “This year we doubled the dollar value of awards to the teachers of Chatham County Schools, and we are grateful to our individual, corporate
The Chatham Education Foundation (CEF) is excited to announce a grant received from the Duke Energy Foundation for over $17,000 to support CEF programs and a countywide collaboration, Chatham Reads. In the past year, Duke Energy’s 2015 grant providing funding for a number of valuable programs. This grant will allow
The 2016 Showcase of Schools was an outstanding success. Attendees toured school tables and saw first hand some of the outstanding opportunities available to students in the Chatham County Schools.