The Department of Family and Community Engagement actively builds relationships with local faith-based institutions and organizations for the purpose of improving public education. The goal is to establish partnerships with the faith-based community which allows for an opportunity to serve and support our schools and/or the district.
Faith-based partnerships contribute to the mutual goals of schools and/or the district and the faith-based partner. Each partnership is unique, and is based upon:
1) The needs of your partner school
2) The size and nature of your faith-based organization
3) The time you have to contributeFaith-based Partnerships typically involve partners providing financial or in-kind donations and/or volunteering their time. Examples of support include, but are not limited to:
Student Incentives (gift cards, fun student experiences, etc.)
Teacher Incentives (gift cards, food, fun/relaxing teacher experiences, etc.)
Supporting school events such reading celebrations, financial aid nights, etc.You can contact your local school to discuss individual school partnership opportunities. The Department of Family and Engagement can assist with partnerships involving multiple schools and/or the district as well as facilitate the exploration of partnership ideas with schools.Contact Monique Stewart, Director of Partnerships and Community Outreach, at email@example.com to discuss your faith-based institution or organization becoming a partner with Duval County Public Schools.