Our Partnerships with the community evolved from the Adopt-A-School program which was created by legacy Memphis City Schools and the Volunteer Center of Memphis in 1979. The purpose of forming partnerships is to foster a better understanding of our public-school district and to establish a relationship between the Community and Shelby County Schools. To date, our partners have grown to more than 1000 business/community partners.
The Adopt-A-School Partnership Program is a Shelby County Schools District initiative that brings businesses, civic and faith-based organizations, individuals, or any other community-based group together with a school to form a partnership. During the partnership, adopters and school personnel commit themselves to specific goals, activities, resources (human/financial) all of which are intended to make a sustainable impact on student success.
Once your organization has identified the resources and/ or areas of expertise that may be shared, choose an individual to serve as your company's Shelby County Schools Liaison to coordinate the partnership activities and contact us at [email protected]