- For students to develop a love of learning
- For classroom teachers to be encouraged and feel valued in their profession
- For principles and school administrators: that they would have wisdom as they lead
- For Superintendents, Administrators, and School Board members throughout the region that they would lead well
- For students experiencing homelessness and the McKinney-Vento staff who work with students and families
- For the expansion of weekend food backpacks in Shoreline Public Schools to 400 children
- For students in English Language Learning programs
- For health and wellness of students
- For State of Washington Legislature to resolve funding issues for public education
- For partnerships to form between schools and churches throughout the region
YouTube / Short films:
Justice Conference – Nicole Baker Fulgham
When Helping Hurts by Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert
Unlikely by Kevin Palau
Educating All God’s Children by Nicole Baker Fulgham
Schools in Crisis: They Need Your Help (Whether You Have Kids or Not) by Barna Group and Nicole Baker Fulgham
A Chance to Make History by Wendy Kopp
Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools by Jonathan Kozol
Take some time to read a book, watch a movie/documentary or listen to ted talk on your own.
Take an educator out for coffee and learn about the rewards and challenges they face
If you have children in schools, get involved in your schools Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
Look up Washington State Report Card
Have a book club or host a movie night as a group, where you can discuss books/movies about public education together.
Invite an educator from your church or community to share with a small group about the rewards and challenges they face
Consider teaching a sermon series about social justice and the achievement gap that exists in public education on Sundays.
Invite guest speakers to talk about public education and serving schools.
Serve the staff of a local school by volunteering. Contact school administrators to ask where volunteers are needed.The needs of every school may be different.
Volunteer for a single event or consider an on-going volunteer opportunities
Volunteer at a school office, classroom, library, or after school program
Volunteer at school events, Family Nights, Back to School Nights, Parent Teacher conferences
Volunteer to help with weekend backpack programs.
Serve together at a school event
Participate in Community Serve Day August 21, 2016
Ask a school is there are opportunities for a service project for your small group
Participate and promote Community Serve Day – August 21, 2016
Embrace Shoreline Schools
Provide meal and volunteers for Family Nights or Back to School Nights
Provide meals for staff during school events, parent teacher conferences, teacher work days
Connect with a principle to ask about service projects throughout the year