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$11,000 Raised! Thank You New Educator Orientation Sponsors


At the end of July, FCS welcomed around 400 new educators from across the district at New Educator Orientation at Denmark HS.  The new educators were greeted by Dr. Bearden, the Board of Education, our 2019 Teacher of the Year finalists, and students in a welcome session.  They were also greeted by fifty-three local businesses and organizations lining the hallway with giveaways, drawings and information on the local community about everything from dentists to places to volunteer.  These businesses and organizations each hosted a table in the vendor fair by donating funds to the Forsyth County Education Foundation (FCEF).  The vendor fair raised $11,000 for the FCEF.

 In July 2015, the FC Board of Education approved the creation of the FCEF as an opportunity for the community to partner with FCS to support innovative teaching and increased student achievement.  In September 2016, the FCEF gave out their first grants to five schools.  Then in September 2017, they gave out $33,000 worth of grants to nine schools.  In February 2018, $100,000 worth of grants was given to 13 schools through a donation from Beaver Toyota. In October 2018, FCEF gave out over $40,000 to 11 schools.  They will be giving out more grants this September thanks to the first annual fundraiser- the Duck Dive for Education.  These grants are not possible without donations from our local community, like our Duck Dive for Education sponsors and our New Educator Orientation sponsors listed below.


Signature Sponsors:

 CHOA         GUCU      Evan Profeta

John Heath                   itslearning



Table Sponsors:

American Cancer Society Relay for Life
Andean Chevrolet
Arise Family Chiropractic
Associated Credit Union
Atlanta Gladiators
Bank OZK
Brookside Heights Apartments
City of Cumming
Club Pilates Cumming
Cumming Smiles Dentistry
DentFirst Dental Care- Cumming
Educator's First
Edward Jones
Empower Krav Maga and Fitness
Forsyth County Family YMCA
Forsyth County News
Forsyth County Parks and Recreation
Forsyth County Public Library
Forsyth-Cumming Optimist Club
Georgia Association of Educators
Homes for Heroes
Horace Mann
Instant Imprints of Cumming
Karate Atlanta Martial Arts
King Green
Living Down South Realty
Mathnasium of Coal Mountain
Mentor Me North Georgia
Modern Woodmen of America
Morrow Family Medicine
North Georgia Vein and Wellness
Omega Learning Center
Power Marketing and Printing
Preferred Risk Insurance Services
Professional Association of Georgia Educators
Pure Barre Cumming
Redline Athletics
Synovus Bank
The Place of Forsyth County
United Community Bank
United Way of Forsyth County
Voya Financial
Wells Fargo
Young Engineers