Tagged with Education

Day of Action 2013

Day of Action 2013

On June 21, 2013, more than 100 El Pasoans volunteered for United Way’s Day of Action by reading to children in our community. The event was a great success thanks to the support of the volunteers and the participating sites. United Way of El Paso County chose to focus this year’s Day of Action on … Continue reading

Thank you from Kids Excel El Paso

Thank you from Kids Excel El Paso

Kids Excel El Paso is one of the new programs funded by your contributions to the Community Impact Fund. This year, the program has served 2,800 children in 30 disadvantaged schools. All Kids Excel programs are free of charge to children and their families. To thank you for your contributions which help support Kids Excel, … Continue reading

What are your kids doing after school?

What are your kids doing after school?

Thousands of our El Paso children are in safe and productive after school programs throughout the community. At United Way, we believe that every child deserves to live in a world full of possibilities. That’s why United Way after-school programs are so important. In our community, one in three children is left alone after school … Continue reading

My Day as an Elementary School Principal

My Day as an Elementary School Principal

I recently got a glimpse of the fascinating world of Public elementary school administration by participating in Ysleta Independent School District’s principal for the Day program. Through the district’s outreach program I was given behind the scenes access to our education system at work. I also happened to placed at a school in full test … Continue reading