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$12,000 Raised! Thank You New Educator Orientation Sponsors

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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 2018 Teacher of the Year finalists, and students in a welcome session.  They were also greeted by fifty-seven 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 $12,000 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. These grants are not possible without donations from our local community, like our New Educator Orientation sponsors listed below.


Signature Sponsors:

 CHOA         GUCU      Evan Profeta

John Heath                   itslearning



Table Sponsors:

Acopia Home Loans
Andean Chevrolet
Associated Credit Union
Bales Financial Group
Beaver Toyota
Big Frog T-Shirts and More
Championship Chess
City of Cumming 
Cumming -Forsyth Chamber of Commerce
Cumming Smiles Dentistry
Cumming-Forsyth Optimist Club
Educator's First
Forsyth County Family YMCA
Forsyth County News
Forsyth County Parks and Recreation
Forsyth County Public Library
Georgia Association of Educators
Gold Medal
Homes for Heroes
HomeSouth Residential, Inc.
Horace Mann- The Brett Hicks Agency
Intercoastal Mortage Company
Jim N Nicks
Karate Atlanta 
Keller Williams North Atlanta
King Green
Lincoln Financial Group
Loan Depot
Mentor Me
Modern Woodmen of America
New York Life
North Georgia Promotions
Omega Learning Center
Orange Theory Fitness
Professional Association of Georgia Educators
Pure Barre Cumming
Relay for Life
Sawnee EMC
Stars and Strikes
The Ice Complex
United Community Bank
United Way of Forsyth County
Voya Financial
WalMart Store 7185
Warbington Farms
Wells Fargo
World Jiu-Jitsu Academy