Chatham Reads is a partnership led by Chatham County Schools and the Chatham Education Foundation partnering with other local organizations to bring awareness of literacy and literacy resources to the community. The mission of Chatham Reads is to foster community partnerships that are dedicated to ensuring that literacy and reading

Can you believe the holiday season is upon us? Are you struggling, once again, on gift ideas for thechildren in your life? Why not give the gift that keeps on giving? Educational subscription boxes!Subscription boxes will not only keep the children entertained but will also educate and allow them tobe

Rain, rain, go away…. This was our exact sentiment when we saw the forecast for The Chatham County Schools’ (CCS) Back-to-School Bash event scheduled for August 20th. Chatham Education Foundation, CCS staff and a dedicated group of volunteers put countless hours into making this event a fun and successful family

CEF Board and staff deplore actions that are racist and discriminatory as harmful to the well-being of all of our students and to the community. CEF fully supports the district’s commitment “to dismantling racism and other negative influences that affect our school community.” We take seriously the district’s pledge to

Reading is fundamental to the success of all students. It is the most critical academic skill because it sets the foundation for all learning. Without a strong foundation in reading, children can be left behind at the beginning of their education.  According to Nationwide Children’s, “Language and literacy develop together

The Chatham Education Foundation’s (CEF) mission is to engage our community as public school advocates and to raise funds and resources to support innovation and education excellence in the Chatham County Schools. In our continued efforts to accomplish our mission, we are pleased to announce that we awarded almost $10,000

We are in need of volunteers to help us sort books for our Books on Break program. This is an integral part of this program. If you are unable to volunteer a whole shift, that is okay…we appreciate any amount of time you are able to volunteer! December 15, 2021:8:30

School can be difficult and does not come easy or naturally for some. Establishing effective study habits at a young age will help your student to be successful throughout their academic career. It will also help reduce stress, anxiety, frustration, and save a lot of time. Studying is not just

“This is the BEST DAY EVER!” exclaimed a student from Virginia Cross Elementary.  The excitement and anticipation in the air was almost tangible in the building on selection day for our Books on Break program. The children walking the halls to their next class anxiously await their class’s turn to