TCOG Matters to Schools
In 2013, TCOG supportedfor schools.
Here are 8 more reasons how area school districts benefit from a TCOG membership:
Prepared to learn
TCOG’s Grandparents As Parents program conseled, supported & provided school supplies for children in 35 grandparent-headed families.
TCOG provides safe and affordable housing through Section 8 to 462 children.
TCOG provides schools with 9-1-1 education and outreach opportunities.
TCOG provides classroom demonstrations on composting and recycling.
Warm beds in winter
TCOG weatherized homes and paid utility bills for 774 Texoma families with 1,082 children.
Extra attention for students
TCOG’s Foster Grandparents assist and support teachers by tutoring, mentoring, and encouraging Texoma’s special needs students.
School counselors and administrators are often the go-to people for children and families that are in crisis.
Dial 2-1-1 and TCOG will provide you with appropriate information and referrals to assist those families.
School administrators need access to current technology and data to allocate limited resources and plan for the future.
TCOG can provide maps, current demographic and geographic data, and research support to administrators.
Is your school district a member?
Check out ourto see if your school district has a current membership. If your school district is not listed, your community and students may be missing out on some of these benefits. Contact your school board representatives and let them know you want the benefits of a TCOG membership.