We are beginning the new school year just as we left the last one, with at-home learning. Although, this may not be ideal for some families, we must make the best of the situation and help our children to be successful during these unprecedented times. Following are some tips to


Every year, the Chatham Education Foundation’s Books on Break program brings excitement, joy, and memories to children and adults, alike! It is a very heartwarming experience. The program is essentially a free book fair for students in some of our most economically disadvantaged schools in Chatham County. Depending upon their

Since the COVID-19 pandemic closed schools across the nation and we are unsure of what the next school year will bring, we need to support our children and families  in every way possible to help prevent even more damage caused by this pandemic. I think we have all heard of

For most of us, the old saying, “You don’t know what you have until it is gone,” rings so true right now. During these unprecedented times, nearly 300 million students worldwide have been displaced from school. Parents and guardians have now essentially become the teacher. Personally, I have never been

Determined. Motivated. Independent. Do these adjectives describe your child? This is the type of student that would excel at the Chatham School of Science and Engineering (CSSE). CSSE is an early college high school right here in Chatham County. It is located in Siler City. It is a bold approach,

The Chatham Education Foundation (CEF) is pleased to announce that we awarded over $13,600 in grants to the teachers and staff of the Chatham County Schools. That is over $2000 more than was awarded last year! CEF received 25 submissions totaling over $36,000. Grants were awarded in the following categories:

FREE?!?! Who doesn’t love free? But free college…wouldn’t that be a dream come true? Well, it is true! Right here in Chatham County! It is called the Chatham County Promise. The Chatham County Commissioners voted in December 2018 to pass the Chatham County Promise, an agreement with Central Carolina Community

Is your senior year in full swing? Are you trying to juggle classes, sports, college applications, work, and a social life? You are so close! You have now completed over 75% of your high school career and the light is shining at the end of your high school tunnel. Does