August News from Educate Fairfax

Michelle Reid speaking on a stage.

Save the Date: "Education is Everybody's Business!" 

Educate Fairfax will host its community fundraising event, "Leaders & Learners: Education is Everybody's Business" on Wednesday, November 9 from 8:00 -10:00 am

With schools starting back next week, it's an ideal time for business leaders to consider how they will work with their local schools in the coming year. "Education is Everybody's Business" is an event designed to bring area employers and leaders from Fairfax County Public Schools together - strong schools are the bedrock of a vibrant community.

Show your support of FCPS with your sponsorship of the Leaders and Learner breakfast on November 9th. Check out our website for more information. 

This event will feature a key-note address from new Superintendent Michelle Reid, and awards to two incredible supporters of FCPS and Educate Fairfax, the Claude Moore Charitable Foundation and Len Forkas. 

Single Tickets are available with a discounted price of $65 until October 1 through this link

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Hope to see you there!

Head Start

Teacher Grant Applications  Open Now!

Are you a teacher or do you know an FCPS teacher? Applications are open now for the next round of teacher grant funding. Learn about the process and see the types of projects Educate Fairfax has previously funded, on our website

Grants this year will focus on projects that support work-based learning and career exploration as part of the regular class curriculum. Grant amounts will be from $1,000 - 2,000 and will be distributed in early November.  

Interested in supporting our grant program? Your donation to Teacher Grants will go directly to a teacher to help realize their project.

Donate now! 

Your Contribution Makes a Difference to Students and Teachers!

Educate Fairfax invests in long-term outcomes for FCPS students, whether through gap needs for disadvantaged students, recognition of stellar educators, literacy efforts for the youngest learners, or direct grants to teachers to support work-based learning. We believe that strong schools are the bedrock of a vibrant community.

Your monetary donation will help students achieve their maximum potential and create lasting impact, one child at a time. 

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Our mission: Educate Fairfax energizes the power of the community to invest in educational excellence and prepare students for the future. 

Our vision: Every FCPS student has a path to success.  

Visit our website for more information.