Pastor Appreciation Month

October is Pastor Appreciation Month! Keep reading to hear about a few of Nashville’s incredible pastors, and why their congregants appreciate them! Pastor Stephen Handy, McKendree United Methodist Church – My pastor knows the people in his church, and you can tell his genuine care for each person.  I love the way he shares leadership […]

Community School Coordinator Appreciation Week

Metro Nashville Public Schools understands the value of connecting families to valuable community resources, and therefore they seek to develop schools using a Community School model. Community Schools are those that bring together the strengths of a neighborhood and utilize resources in such a way that helps students and families overcome any barriers to learning. […]

Back to School Across Nashville

Jones-Paideia Elementary Magnet School’s Back to School Block Party Jones-Paideia hosted a back to school block party in August. They invited partners to participate and welcome students and their families. Dancers and drummers from Pearl Cohn entertained the attendees, and popcorn and popsicles were consumed. Students received backpacks and other supplies. Jones Paideia’s church partner, […]

Register to Become an Accelerating Scholars Tutor TODAY!

To help even more Nashville students accelerate learning and close any learning gaps in reading and math, we are working with Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) to expand the district’s successful high-impact tutoring program. The Accelerating Scholars program is actively recruiting community volunteers to tutor more than 7,000 MNPS students who need a little extra […]