Provision of Basic Needs/ Family Supports
– Two Generation Education through Family Nights –
Addresses some of the root causes to why students are struggling in school and will also support and empower families who are living in generational poverty. Family nights are developed in partnership with Tecumseh Public Schools, Community Action Agency, and Goodwill Industries to offer financial industry and financial coaching to parents. Students receive the academic and socio-economic supports they need to be successful in school. There is also a focus on healthy lifestyles and choices when planning planning meals.
– Friday Food Packs –
Food Packs include ready to eat and simple snacks that are sent home with students in need to supply nutrients over the weekends. This program is generously sponsored by Kiwanis of Tecumseh, Gleaner Insurance Tecumseh Arbor, Endless Feast and community members.
– CLC Locker Room Housed and Compass Learning Center –
New and gently used clothing is made available for elementary, middle, and high school students in need at TPS.
– Eye Care Assistance –
Students in need receive a free eye exam and glasses through the generous support of the Tecumseh Lions Club Eye Care Assistance Program.
– Children’s Special Health Care Services –
Provided through the Lenawee County Health Department, where families in need of help with medical bills for their children with chronic health conditions can receive support and connection to the community-based service.
Mentoring & Tutoring
– Lunch Pal –
Adults are paired with elementary/ middle school learners providing a mentoring opportunity during lunchtime, one hour per week.
– After School Homework Help –
Compass, East, and West Students can stay after school on Mondays and Wednesdays to get work done and receive help from NHS, Varsity Club, and Key Club students.
– Leader in Me –
CLC is helping TPS promote leadership qualities all students can learn through the leader in me program. Developing these 7 habits and leadership skills in the early years will help prepare students for the future.
– 5th Grade Team Building –
Students participate in a variety of team building activities facilitated by CLC and community members.
– Jr. Sadd (Students against Destructive Decisions) –
With the help of the Tecumseh Coalition for the Youth, a SADD chapter has been started at the middle school.
– Voices for Change –
County wide initiative that invites learners to design positive change projects for their school and community.
– Hospice of Lenawee –
CLC collaborates with Hospice of Lenawee to bring grief and loss support to TPS learners.
– Ruling Our Experience (ROX) –
ROX is an evidence based empowerment program for girls that is sparking a positive change within the social climate of our schools. The mission of ROX is to equip girls with the knowledge and skills to lead healthy, independent, productive, and violence free lives. ROX is about building confidence, and competence in ALL girls. ROX participants are given the opportunity to inspire positive relationships and model leadership skills they learn throughout the program, among their peers, and throughout their lives.
CLC Summer Programming
– T-Town Safety-
In collaboration with many local agencies and businesses, this one week program is offered to children graders K-2nd to teach them about safety through fun activities.
– Mayhem –
Learners learn in a fun environment and build their math, organization and team building skills.
Post-Secondary & Career Development
– Payback for Education Tecumseh –
Patterned after a county program, local businesses and educators join together to plan hands on work site experiences for 8th graders.
– Pen Pals –
Business people exchange letters with 6th graders emphasizing the importance of education in attaining career goals.
– Good to Great Day –
College/Career fair with programming for seniors to consider their future beyond high school.
– College Application Month –
State-wide initiative to encourage all high school seniors to apply for post-secondary educational opportunities.
– Financial Aid Month –
Informational program discussing methods to finance post-secondary education.