Twelve Days of Growing: Day 8

Twelve Days of Growing: Day 8

Twelve Days of Growing: Day 8 150 150 Way to Grow

Day 8 – Great by Eight. Our Great by Eight program expanded our successful and statistically proven home-visiting model to include children from kindergarten (age 6) through 3rd grade (age 8). Building on the strong foundation of knowledge families receive in our early learning program and through intentional collaboration with all 34 elementary schools in the Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) district plus 6 Minneapolis public charter schools, Way to Grow teaches parents the core standards their children need to graduate from high school, and be college and career ready. Since the expansion, Way to Grow’s elementary students have made great strides in reaching grade level literacy benchmarks. During the 2012-2013 school year, 71% of kindergarten thru 2nd grade students were reading at or above grade level.

Way to Grow wants to make our schools stronger. To support our efforts with a year-end contribution, please click here or phone Melissa Meyer at (612) 874-4740.  To learn more about our programs, please explore our website.

    Your Name (required)

    Address

    City

    Zip

    Your Email (required)

    Phone

    Preferred contact method:
    EmailPhoneEither

    Available days:
    SunMonTuesWedsThursFriSat

    Time of day available:
    MorningAfternoonEvenings

    Services interested in:
    preschoolspecial projectsteen parentsadministrativeeventsother

    Opportunity interested in:

    Language(s) Spoken besides English:
    AmharicArabicHmongOromoSomaliSpanish

    Other languages spoken:

    Emergency contact (name, phone, relationship):

    Volunteer agreement (required):

    I understand that during the course of my volunteering at Way to Grow, I may come in contact with information that is deemed confidential. This includes, but is not limited to, personal information about Way to Grow participants. I understand that Way to Grow is required by law to keep this information confidential, and I will treat all information I come across as such unless I am told otherwise.

    I understand and agree that I am volunteering for Way to Grow at my own risk and request. I also give permission for the free use of my name, picture and voice in any broadcast, telecast, print account or any other account in any medium of the event being recorded.


    I Accept

    Additional Message: