Grinnell
Education
Partnership

Creating opportunities through transformative educational partnerships

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About us

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.

Supporters

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We work with more than 20 community partners in the Grinnell area to support and enhance our educational programs.

Join the Effort

If you or your organization are interested in supporting or participating in Grinnell Education Partnership programming, contact us today!

Key Focus Areas

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Skills Gap

Supports soft-skill building programs for students, better preparing them for life beyond school

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After School Enrichment

Helps ensure literacy-related activities are integrated beyond the school day for young children

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Summer Learning

Mitigates summer learning loss for young children through enrichment programs

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Healthy Readers

Identifies a variety of health and wellness solutions for children and their families

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Family Engagement

Encourages family and parental involvement in a child’s learning path
to further engage

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School Readiness

Prepares Pre-K students with tools to successfully enter kindergarten and kickstart their learning careers

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Attendance

Identifies solutions to promote student attendance

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Equity & Inclusion

Supports youth and family programming to ensure greater access, equity and inclusion.

 

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