Giving Tuesday connects individuals, communities and organizations across the nation for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving (www.givingtuesday.org), and this November 27, Distinctive Schools will be participating in Giving Tuesday through #DistinctiveGiving.
The mission of Distinctive Schools is to support each child in becoming an engaged and curious learner, a confident self-advocate, and a creative problem-solver by setting high expectations and nurturing a positive culture that honors diversity, collaboration, and optimism.
Today, in partnership with Chicago International Charter School (CICS), Distinctive Schools currently manages four K-8 elementary schools in Chicago: CICS Bucktown, CICS Irving Park, CICS Prairie, and CICS West Belden. Additionally, Distinctive Schools proudly partnered with Central Michigan University in the opening of two schools in metro-Detroit: Distinctive College Prep – Harper Woods, a K-4 charter school, and Distinctive College Prep - Redford, a K-3 charter school, both schools adding grade levels each year through grade eight.
All said, Distinctive Schools is composed of passionate educators and determined leaders who are making an impact on the lives of their students every single day. Every #DistinctiveGiving gift will support programs and resources for Distinctive Schools classrooms, professional development opportunities for staff, and field trips to give students the hands-on learning experiences they deserve.
“All donations Distinctive Schools receives helps us continue to provide rich learning environments for students and teachers,” said Scott Frauenheim, President at Distinctive Schools. “We are incredibly grateful for all our supporters that have contributed to us over the years and helped positively impact our school communities.”
All #DistinctiveGiving gifts will support Distinctive Schools commitment to closing the opportunity gap in all of their schools, as well as help cultivate strong learning and working culture throughout the organization through embed cultural, linguistic, and social emotional learning supports throughout the instructional day.
Donations to #DistinctiveGiving can be made at Distinctive Schools - Giving Tuesday 2018.
About Distinctive Schools
Distinctive Schools is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and accelerating the work of charter schools serving kids from historically marginalized backgrounds. We will innovate, trailblaze and collaboratively lead a public education transformation that positively impacts the greater education community and ensure that each and every one of our Distinctive Schools students thrives in college, career and life.