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WHO WE ARE

The CCSD Community Engagement Team seeks to engage with our community and build connections with external partners in order to increase support for our students, staff, and schools, while supporting the goals of the District’s Strategic Plan.

PARTNERSHIP

PAYBAC

MENTORING

ADOPT-A-SCHOOL

CURRICULUM PROJECTS

Partnership Opportunities

Become a partner and have a lasting impact on Clark County School District (CCSD) students and staff by connecting schools with needed resources. Your contributions are essential to student achievement and teacher success. Your support will enable students to have a richer scholastic experience, especially disadvantaged youth.

Become a Partner

Why Become a Partner?

  • Improve student achievement
  • Reduce chronic absenteeism
  • 100% of contributions go directly to the schools/students
  • Invest in the future workforce
  • Contributions are tax deductible

Partnership Examples

  • America First Credit Union contributed $15,000 in support of math and literacy programs..
  • The Vegas Golden Knights supplied over $400,000 in hockey equipment to elementary schools across the Las Vegas valley.
  • Walker Furniture revitalized teacher and staff break rooms by equipping them with new furniture and decor.
  • Jimmy John’s Student of the Month Program recognizes high-performing students from multiple schools by rewarding them with gift cards.
  • NFL Green contributed $20,000 of athletic apparel/gear to P.E. classes and school-sanctioned flag football programs
  • Las Vegas Review Journal recognizes 12 academic all-star students each year with a prize of $500 for both the student and school.
  • Green Valley Presbyterian Church stuffed 378 backpacks with school supplies, valued at more than $11,000, and donated them to 14 schools in Henderson.
  • PinkBox Donuts contributed over $1,000 in gift cards to school teachers and support staff during the Recognize a Rockstar campaign in support of their relentless dedication to student achievement.
  • Get Outdoors Nevada gives an average of 10,000 students annually the chance to experience and connect with our state’s natural landscapes through a wide range of nature and science education programs.

PAYBAC Program Speaker

Serve as an example to middle school and alternative high school students through the Professionals and Youth Building A Commitment (PAYBAC) Program. You and your experiences can serve as an example and inspiration to students, encouraging them to continue their education, set goals, and make plans for the future despite adversities. Interested speakers can expect to speak for 45 minutes to a group of35 students. *Interested volunteers should be at least 25 years of age or may be younger if currently enrolled as a college student or employed.

Speak at a School

Mentoring

The Stay in School Mentoring Project matches volunteers from the community across a broad spectrum of professions with students that need guidance and support to help them be successful in school. There are two mentorship opportunities available (1) Create “Mentor Messages” through prerecorded inspirational videos for CCSD students or (2) Meet with your matched CCSD student in person to provide positive guidance, support, and encouragement.

Become a Mentor

Focus School Projects

The Focus School Project, CCSD’s adopt-a-school program, partners businesses, organizations, agencies, and individuals to schools to bring needed resources to students. Participants work with school administrators and staff to assist in increasing academic achievement and engagement while decreasing chronic absenteeism.

Focus School Project

Curriculum Projects

The Community Engagement Office facilitates numerous curriculum-based field trips,  program opportunities, and contests throughout the year that connect business and community resources with schools to enrich the educational experiences for CCSD students. Curriculum-based opportunities include science, art, literacy, and social studies programs sponsored by various partners, and shared with schools. These programs actively engage students and enhance classroom education.

Get Involved

 

How to Get Started

  • Want to get involved but not sure where to start? Here are a list of questions to help you get on track:
  • How do you envision yourself and/or your company making an impact in schools?
  • Is there a school in CCSD that you have a special interest in?
  • How much time can you realistically dedicate to our programs?

Let’s discuss the amazing opportunities available to you and/or your company. Inquire below and we will reach out to walk you through how you can truly make a difference in the lives of students, teachers/staff, and the community!

Community Champions

Capital One
Cox
Southwest Gas
NV Energy
Credit Union
Smith Center
America First
Green Our Planet
Lens Crafters
LV Hawks
Henderson Silver Knights
LV Lights
LV Aces
Raiders
Wynn
Three Square
Resort World
YMCA
Atomic
Library
SNHD
Cafe Rio
DRI
Outdoors NV
NV Museum
UN Extension
Seaquest
Pinkbox
South Point
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