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The Education Foundation of the Summit is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization with an all-volunteer group of parents and community members dedicated to supporting the public school students and teachers in Summit County. Founded in 2010, the foundation has expanded its support of public school teachers and students in Summit to include Eileen Finkel Innovative Teaching Awards each year, partnership and grants to school PTAs, scholarships to high school seniors, and collaboration with schools and community groups to increase opportunities for students, Prek-12, in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics).The foundation has raised over $300,000 since 2010.
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Author Nathan Hale Visiting November 29
The Education Foundation, in partnership with the Summit School District, is bringing an author to visit Summit Middle School for grades 5-8 on Nov. 29 and will host a free family literacy event in the evening at the Silverthorne Library.
Presentations will be held in the Summit Middle School auditorium except for 5pm at the Silverthorne Library.
8:05 am 7th and 8th grade presentation
9:15 am 5th/6th grade presentation (5th graders will be bused over)
10:15 am 5th grade book signing
10:50am Book in cafeteria during lunches
1:00pm Nathan Hale eats lunch with illustration contest winners from SMS
5:00pm Silverthorne Library Family Author Presentation and book signing