The Grinnell Education Partnership consists of three pillars supporting youth educational programs in Grinnell, Iowa. Grinnell College provides the primary infrastructure, while the Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation supplies and secures funding through its various networks. Rounding off the support team includes the ever-important community organizations which provide host sites, funding, guidance, technical assistance, taskforce members and more resources.
Key Focus Areas
Supports soft-skill building programs for students, better preparing them for life beyond school
After School Enrichment
Helps ensure literacy-related activities are integrated beyond the school day for young children
Mitigates summer learning loss for young children through enrichment programs
Identifies a variety of health and wellness solutions for children and their families
Encourages family and parental involvement in a child’s learning path
to further engage
Prepares Pre-K students with tools to successfully enter kindergarten and kickstart their learning careers
Identifies solutions to promote student attendance
Equity & Inclusion
Supports youth and family programming to ensure greater access, equity and inclusion.