A new tradition at baby showers, in the past few years, has been to bring a book, instead of a card, as a  gift to the expecting parents. I LOVE this idea! It helps to build at-home libraries and supports the idea that reading begins in infancy.  As stated by

The Chatham Education Foundation greatly respects the essential role played by all who serve as educators and caregivers for our community’s children. Not only do they contribute to the growth and development of their charges, they also are vital to the health and well-being of families and the business community.  

Dear Future Parents of Chatham Grove Elementary School, I was excited to be named Principal of Chatham Grove Elementary School and began officially on January 6th after being named by our Chatham County School Board on December 9th, 2019. As I continue to prepare for our August opening, I wanted

SOAR – Literacy Tutoring The Chatham Education Foundation will be hosting volunteer tutors at North Chatham Elementary, Pittsboro Elementary and Virginia Cross Elementary Schools to provide specialized literacy tutoring to help students achieve reading success. Student Oriented Achievement in Reading or SOAR is a program that CEF has developed to

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.