Pleasant Grove ISD Education Foundation

Pleasant Grove ISD Education Foundation

Pleasant Grove ISD Education Foundation

8500 North Kings Highway
Texarkana, TX 75503

MISSION
The Pleasant Grove ISD Education Foundation’s mission is to provide opportunities for excellence in education, promote innovation in teaching, and partner with the community to enhance the quality of education for all students.

PURPOSE
The Pleasant Grove ISD Education Foundation will support educational excellence to enhance student achievement, to recognize exemplary staff involvement and to foster community support and involvement.

SCOPE OF WORK
The Pleasant Grove ISD Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax-exempt philanthropic charitable organization.

  • Cultivates innovation and creative involvement to benefit Pleasant Grove ISD students and staff enhance the mission of the school district
  • Supports activities not funded by tax revenue
  • Solicits funding from private and corporate sources
  • Awards funding through a volunteer committee, representing business, community and educational leaders

GOALS
The Pleasant Grove ISD Education Foundation will achieve its mission by directing resources toward the following goals:

  • Encourage all students to work at their highest potential
  • Support staff for innovative efforts
  • Recognize staff for exemplary teaching
  • Build community awareness for Pleasant Grove ISD Education Foundation
  • Involve the community in assuring a quality education for the leaders and workers of tomorrow

ANNUAL EVENTS

Great Grant Giveaway
Since 2007 we’ve invested over $400,000!

  • 121 grants awarded to classrooms
  • 330 chromebooks provided for Pleasant Grove Middle School and Pleasant Grove High School
  • 67 document cameras, 60 iPads with charging stations, & 52 interactive wireless tablets
  • 12 scholarships awarded to graduating high school seniors totaling $12,000
  • $5,000 given to College Preparation Fund at Pleasant Grove High School last year
  • 13 years of honoring the top 25% of the senior graduating class with an Academic Banquet and teh PG staff members, chosen by students who impacted their lives
  • Sent 14 teachers to the Colonial Williamsburg Institute, and others to teacher training and workshops
  • Funds given toward district projects such as Performing Arts Center lighting and Journalism equipment

Culinary Uncorked
Every spring, the PG Education Foundation hosts Culinary Uncorked to celebrate our sponsors and supporters of PG Education Foundation with music and food and wine pairings. This event also serves as a fundraiser with silent auction items.

Hawk Hustle  
Hawk Hustle was created to encourage Pleasant Grove Elementary and Intermediate School students and families to be involved in supporting the Pleasant Grove Education Foundation and to encourage students to be physically fit. In order to provide this event and to raise funds for the foundation, we encourage local businesses to support us through corporate sponsorships.

GIVING OPPORTUNITIES

Staff Campaign
Staff members are given the opportunity at the beginning of the year to opt for a a $10.00 per month payroll deduction to be donated to the PG Education Foundation. As a “Thank You,” teachers may wear jeans on the second Tuesday of each month for “Foundation Fun Day.” On these days, members of the PG Education Foundation deliver treats to each campus.

Happening NOW!

Click here to see our annual campaign website.

LATER THIS YEAR…

Hawk Hustle Corporate Sponsorship—support our Elementary and Intermediate students available in the spring. When an individual or business gives $1,000 or more, their name goes on a Great Grant Giveaway check!

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

PRESIDENT Anna Marie Hornsby
PAST PRESIDENT Mark Damron
DEVELOPMENT CHAIRS Michele Daugherty & Ashley Gibbs
PROGRAMS CHAIR Danielle Patterson
FINANCE CHAIR Pam Beck
MARKETING CHAIR Rebecca Shipp
SECRETARY Patricia Beth
MEMBER AT LARGE Renee Sheppard

DISTRICT LIAISON Shelby Akin

Hannah Addington
James Bramlett
LaMoya Burks
Phillip Jordan
Amy Lawrence
Tracy Lilly
Kun Qin
Kathleen Young
Shelli Ashbrooks
Elaine Boehmke
JW Bramlett
John Crisp
Julie Davis
Allen Garner
Layla Hazin
Becky Jackson
Monica Kelly
Susan Owens
Jessica Rich

ADVISORY BOARD
Jan Anderson
Dosha Anderson
Melanie Cockerell
DeAnna Craytor
Cody Deal
Jennifer Engstrom
Greg Flanagan
Stephen Harvey
Mishal Hemphill
Lisa Howell
Belinda Hutcheson
Nikki Laing
Jana Mayo
Lindsey McMillan
Pat Nance
Kim Oubre
Amy Pickelman
Mindi Pruett
Joseph Ramos
Trish Reed
Nancy Robbins
Kim Swanson
Gus Thornton


 

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