Partners In Education
Thank you Georgia Power!
Thank you to Georgia Power for their generous donation of $50,000 for the new Learning Innovation Campus currently under construction. And another $10,000 was donated to STEM projects in our schools, including the Baker Place Elementary School Holiday Light Show! Thank you to our dedicated Partners in Education at Georgia Power!
Thank you to DeFoor Realty for their donation of $10,000, $2,500 to four schools in our school district!
Partnerships in Action!
The Columbia County School District is proud and grateful to have the support of many businesses, organizations, and individuals striving to help us meet our goal of providing a safe, positive and clean environment for our students, faculty and staff.
As a Partner in Education, interested stakeholders can make a difference in the lives of children every day.
What is a Partner in Education?
Partners contribute to the overall success of schools through four key areas:
- Improvement of Academic Performance
- Educator Support and Morale
- Enriching Students' Life Experiences
- Growing Career Opportunities
Some areas that fall under these categories include, but are not limited to, the following:
Improving Academic Performance
- Sponsoring events to promote literacy
- Routinely volunteering as a special guest reader
- Providing additional resources to improve instruction
- Engaging students in career exploration events and presentations
Providing Educator Support and Morale
- Conducting or hosting our staff at professional development training
- Sponsoring summer internships for professional development and leadership
- Offering company tours and use of facilities for training
- Collaborating, facilitating and/or promoting school projects that impact our community
- Joining the employee incentive program through Human Resources
Enriching Life Experiences of Students
- Mentoring a student or group of students
- Serving as a career day guest speaker at a school or for a class
- Sponsoring supply drives for resources for students in need and their families
- Promoting socio-emotional/wraparound support resources within schools
Growing Career Opportunities (Work-Based Learning)
- Participating in a school career day
- Hosting a youth apprenticeship student for on-the-job training
- Offering internships or job shadowing
- Providing career awareness and information on your profession's skillset
We hope you will find a place where you and our schools can create meaningful and lasting partnerships. Reach out to any of our Partner in Education points of contact at each school or contact our district office if you want to dive in!
School Level Partnerships
Partnerships at the school level include, but are not limited to, cash or in-kind donations (with receipt) directly donated to a specific school event. This includes supporting a school event such as a fall carnival or booster fundraising event.
Qualified partners are recognized at the school level. Partners who donate to three or more schools with donations totaling more than $5,000 will be recognized as a district-level partner.
District Level Partnerships
District-level partnerships include, but are not limited to, cash or in-kind donations to events that support all schools within the Columbia County School District. This could include the Teacher of the Year Banquet, principal's conference donations, Jeans Day at a business to support school social workers, back to school supply drives, new teacher inductions, etc.
Qualified district-level partnerships are recognized and highlighted each year at the annual Superintendent's Breakfast.
District Programs and Sponsorship Opportunities
Teacher of the Year/Principal's Conference
New Teacher Induction/Employee Incentive Program
REACH Scholarship Fund
Socio-Emotional Services/Wraparound Support
Bus Driver Appreciation
Partners in Education
School Supply Drives/Jeans Day for School Social Workers
Farm to Table
Partners in Education
- Abilene Baptist Church
- ACHS Insurance
- Augusta Coca-Cola
- AT&T Foundation
- Blanchard & Calhoun Real Estate
- Bob Richards Automotive Group
- Busbys, Inc.
- Carter Koenig Photography
- Chick-Fil-A (Grovetown)
- Chick-Fil-A (Mullins Crossing)
- Christ The King Lutheran Church
- Church of the Holy Comforter
- Club Car
- Columbia County Association of Educators
- Columbia Co. Chamber of Commerce
- Columbia County Foundation for Children
- DeFoor Realty
- Dunkin Donuts (Lewiston Road and Furys Ferry)
- Eagle Towing and Recovery
- Exchange Club of Columbia County
- Flowers on Broad
- Fort Gordon Spouses and Civilians Club
- Georgia Power
- GIW Industries
- Grace Baptist Church
- Grovetown Masonic Lodge #730
- HARLEM ATTIC TREASURES, INC.
- Harlem Baptist Church
- Harlem Womans Club
- Herbert Homes Inc.
- Jefferson Energy Cooperative Foundation, Inc.
- Journey Church
- Kimberly-Clark Foundation
- Kiokee Baptist Church
- Kona Ice of West Augusta
- Kroger Co.
- Ladybugs Flowers and Gifts
- Lowes Home Center (Evans)
- M. B. Jones Oil Inc.
- Marcos Pizza - Washington Rd.
- Meybohm Realtors
- Nothing Bundt Cakes
- Papa Johns Pizza (#173 - Furys Ferry)
- Papa Johns Pizza (N. Belair)
- Pediatric Partners of Augusta, LLC --
- Plumbers and Steamfitters Local Union 150
- Pollard Lumber Company
- Poythress and Associates
- Publix @ Riverwood
- Queensborough Bank
- Rob Zapata’s Electric, Inc.
- RW Allen, LLC
- S & H Construction, LLC
- Seigler's Karate Center
- Shane's Rib Shack
- South State Bank
- Sparkle Express Car Wash
- Stevens Creek Community Church
- Sunrise Grill
- Sunshine Day Stream
- Superior Academy
- T3 Solutions, LLC
- Target (Evans)
- Temp Rite
- Texas Road House
- The Barn at Sanderlin Horse Farm
- Thigpen Forest Products, LLC
- TICE CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLITION,LLC
- Traditions in Tile of Augusta
- Travis Gamble
- TUDORS CLEANERS
- United Way of the CSRA
- University Health Services Inc.
- Uptown Cheapskate
- Wal-mart (Grovetown)
- Weinberger’s Furniture
- Wesley United Methodist Church
- West Lake Country Club