2015 Champions for Children

The North Carolina Foundation for Public School Children is pleased to announce the 2015 Champions for Children Honorees:

Capitol Broadcasting Company and Mr. Jim Goodmon
The Dale, Jr. Foundation
The Honorable Howard E. Manning, Jr.
Senator Dan Blue
Rev. Dr. Nancy Petty
Senator Martin Nesbitt, Posthumously

The honorees will be celebrated at the Third Annual Champions for Children Gala on April 23, 2015 at the Grand Marquise Ballroom in Garner, North Carolina. Festivities will begin at 6:30 p.m. Ticket and more information to come soon.

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Teacher Cadet and FTA State Conference 2015

IMG_1466NCFPSC is proud to sponsor the 2015 Teacher Cadet and Future Teachers of America State Conference on February 27, 2015! This conference brings high school juniors and seniors together from all over North Carolina who are strongly considering teaching as their future profession.  The conference will be held in Raleigh. Click here for all the details.

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Grant Opportunities – Literacy and Parent Involvement Projects

The NC Foundation for Public School Children has a limited number of Literacy Project or Professional Development Grants and Parent Involvement Grants in the amount of up to $1,000 each. The submission deadline has been extended to February 1, 2015.

The Literacy Project or Professional Development Grants are designated for low-wealth schools or districts during the current school year. Named in honor of former North Carolina Governor James B. Hunt, Jr., any public school administrator or teacher is eligible to apply for a grant for his/her school or local.

The Parent Involvement Grants are designated for low-wealth schools or school districts to enhance parent involvement in their children’s education. Any public school administrator or teacher may request such assistance for a school or school district interested in working with improving the skills and/or knowledge of parents.

In the menu, click on Programs for the appropriate grant application.

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Teacher Cadet and Future Teachers of America – 2015 State Conference

The Teacher Cadet and Future Teachers of America State Conference
** ONE DAY ONLY! **

Friday, February 27, 2015 at the NCAE Center in Raleigh, NC
Registration: 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. ~ Conference: 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Guest Speaker: Mr. James E. Ford, North Carolina Teacher of the Year

Student Fee: $15. A mid-morning snack and lunch will be provided.

Online registration and details coming soon!

 

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2014 HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY WINNERS

$5,000 Grand Prize: Princess Moss, Washington, DC – Sold by John Wilson

$2,500 2nd Prize:  Jeanne Zentmeyer, Kannapolis, NC – Sold by Alexa Jacobs

$1,000 3rd Prize – Carol Guthrie – Sold by Susan Martin

$1,000 Prize for 100+ Tickets Sold Drawing:
Brunswick County Retired School Personnel

$100 Prize Winners:
Myra Best – Sold by John Wilson
Chandler Cooke, Raleigh, NC – Sold by Natalie Cook
Natalie Cook, Raleigh, NC – Sold by Natalie Cook
Deanie Griffin, Havelock, NC – Sold by Deanie Griffin
Clementine Hawkins, Norlina, NC – Sold by Lois Williams
Dawn Jones – Sold by Dawn Jones
Jesse LaPlante, Lafeyette, CO – Sold by Jeanne LaPlante
Monica Moore, Myrtle Beach, SC – Sold by Marca Hamm
Ginger Sermons, Hickory NC – Sold by Sandra Hatley
Jameel Williams, Henderson, NC – Sold by Jameel Williams

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Holiday Giveaway Winners Will Be Announced Tuesday, December 9!

Please check back with us for a complete list of winners the afternoon of Tuesday, December 9. We will also soon post our total profit that exceeded our $20,000 goal! Thank you for your support! We could not have done it without you.

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Giving Tuesday

“To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your gift, no matter how small, helps a child in school breath easier so they can succeed in school. On this Giving Tuesday, you can make the difference. Give here today.

 

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Grant Opportunities

The NC Foundation for Public School Children has a limited number of Literacy Project or Professional Development Grants and Parent Involvement Grants in the amount of up to $1,000 each. The submission deadline has been extended to December 31, 2014. 

The Literacy Project or Professional Development Grants are designated for low-wealth schools or districts during the current school year. Named in honor of former North Carolina Governor James B. Hunt, Jr., any public school administrator or teacher is eligible to apply for a grant for his/her school or local.

The Parent Involvement Grants are designated for low-wealth schools or school districts to enhance parent involvement in their children’s education. Any public school administrator or teacher may request such assistance for a school or school district interested in working with improving the skills and/or knowledge of parents.

In the menu, click on Programs for the appropriate grant application.

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Happy American Education Week!

“A word as to the education of the heart. We don’t believe that this can be imparted through books; it can only be imparted through the loving touch of the teacher.”
—César Chávez

We celebrate the multitudes who make the American Public Education System the greatest opportunity for all!

 

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“Believe” Holiday Candle to Benefit the Foundation!

1415557618791241357537 We are excited to offer you a wonderful opportunity to support NCFPSC and a North Carolina company! Kerr Lake Candles has created a special edition candle to honor the Foundation this season. A percentage of all sales from this candle, named Believe, will go to the Foundation. We are so grateful for their generosity. The 10 oz. jar candles, priced at $10 each, have a cinnamon stick fragrance and are handpoured in Franklinton, NC. They make excellent Holiday and hostess gifts! You may purchase candles and order online here: Kerr Lake Believe Candle. 

If you purchase online, Kerr Lake has provided a special code just for you to get free shipping! Enter code: NCFFPSC (yes, an extra “F” was added). Thank you for your support!

 

 

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