Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Year of the School Volunteer

Friday, October 9, marks the official kick-off of the Year of the School Volunteer, a district-wide initiative aimed at increasing volunteer opportunities for the San Diego community, particularly where the need is greatest. A special emphasis is being placed on the importance of reading. Schools, programs and teachers who need and want volunteers are encouraged to email Ellen Tiffany at etiffany@sandi.net. Individuals or groups interested in finding a volunteer assignment can simply fill out a Volunteer Interest Form and fax to (619) 725-5599.

Research supports that individual adult attention is a key contributor to student achievement and overall success in life. The district salutes the thousands of volunteers who already give their time and support to our students. We look forward to welcoming more volunteers who share our commitment to making a difference in the lives of San Diego children. For more information, please contact the Volunteer program at (619) 725-5592.

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