Graustein Discovery/National League of Cities Initiatives

  • Graustein/School Readiness/NLC meetings will be held the second Wednesday of the Month at 5:30 PM.
  • Our Discover Mission Statement & Goals have been written and we will be deciding on an acronym and logo this fall.  A Brochure will then be created.
  • Needs Assessment Survey of Preschool & Kindergarten Families will be completed by the end of September.
  • Preschool Curriculum Kick Off - Thursday, September 22 @ 6:30 PM at the North Thompsonville Fire Station.  Area daycares, (including home care), and preschool teachers are invited to a dinner to learn about the Efnield Schools new preschool curriculum.  Implementation ideas will be shared with those attending.  Everyone will receive a copy of the curriculum.  Workshops on differenct curriculum areas will follow determined by a survey of thos who attend.
  • National League of Cities Kick Off - End of October.  A reception will be held for town, civic, religious and business leaders.  An overview of our NLC work will be given and we will suggest ways for the various groups to get involved.
  • Community Campaing on Early Education - October - We will be parternering with many organizations and businesses in our community to create a community wide campaign on early education.
  • Parenting Conference - March - We will be partnering with Youth Services and New Directions to offer this to families.