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How can I get involved with Geneva 2020?

How To Help

Parents and Guardians

  • Read to and with your children every night.
  • Help with your child's homework.
  • Attend parent/teacher conferences.
  • Advocate for your child—if you have questions or concerns, contact your child's teacher.
  • Take part in the activities that support your child; i.e. Kindergarten readiness, school concerts and plays, sporting events.
  • Monitor your child's progress through the parent portal at http://www.genevacsd.org/
  • Set achievable goals and expectations.
  • Talk with your child about his/her future.
  • Contact GCSD for volunteer opportunities.
  • If you have specific expertise in an area supporting youth, participate in a Geneva 2020 Action Team by contacting Geneva 2020.

Business and Non-Profit Leaders

  • Consider funding the work of Geneva 2020.
  • If you have expertise in an area supporting youth, participate in a Geneva 2020 Action Team by contacting Geneva 2020.
  • Provide internships, apprenticeships and job shadowing opportunities for high school and college age students.
  • Share your career expertise with students.
  • Provide summer employment.
  • Mentor a student.

Community Members

  • Mentor a young person.
  • Attend school-sponsored events, such as plays, concerts and sporting events.
  • Meet and get to know the children in your neighborhood.
  • Contact the school for volunteer opportunities.
  • If you have expertise in an area supporting youth, participate in a Geneva 2020 Action Team by contacting Geneva 2020.

Anyone Can Donate

The Geneva Education Foundation, whose mission is to supplement and enhance the educational opportunities offered to the children and other members of the Geneva City School District, accepts donations to support the efforts of Geneva 2020. Donations should be sent to:

Michael Roulan, Esq.
Geneva Education Foundation
407 S. Main Street
Geneva NY 14456

Geneva 2020 Commitment Card

Now is the time to commit to offering your time, talent or financial support to the areas that fit you best. Please fill out this online form, indicating the areas of greatest interest to you, your organization or your business.


For more information on Geneva 2020 or if you have questions or suggestions, contact:

Amy Jackson Sellers
Geneva 2020 Program Coordinator
315-781-3825 | Geneva2020@hws.edu

What Will You Support?

Kindergarten Readiness

(cognitive, social, emotional, language, physical health, supporting local early childhood learning centers)

Literacy

(book donations, author visits, volunteering to read to children, stopping the summer slide)

STEAM

(supporting GCSD science and technology clubs (4H, Robotics, Aviation...), math tutoring or mentoring, supporting youth participation in community gardens, supporting local arts programming)

Graduation Rate

(funding AP exams for financially challenged students, mentoring students, helping students focus on a high school checklist (grades, clubs, sports, work and volunteer efforts))

College Readiness

(The Common Application completion, FAFSA completion, reduce summer melt, SAT/ACT preparation, visits to local colleges)

Career Readiness

(Job Shadow programs, GHS Senior Internships, GHS Career Chats, sharing career soft skill knowledge) Geneva 2020 initiative support (staffing needs, data support)

Financial donation to Geneva Education Foundation


CONTACT

To learn more about Geneva 2020, contact:

Amy Jackson Sellers
Geneva 2020 Program Coordinator
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Geneva, NY 14456
(315) 781-3825
Geneva2020@hws.edu


Thank you

Geneva 2020 gratefully acknowledges The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund for supporting our work.


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