Provision of Basic Needs/ Family Supports

– Two Generation Education through Family Nights –

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. Learners receive the academic and socio-economic supports they need to be successful in school. There is also a focus on healthy lifestyle and choices when planning planning meals.

– Friday Food Packs –

Food Packs include ready to eat and simple snacks that are sent home with learners 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 at Tecumseh 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 who provide a mentoring opportunity during lunchtime, one hour per week.

– After School Homework Help –

Learners from Tecumseh Compass Learning Center,Tecumseh East STEAM Center, Tecumseh West STEAM Center can stay after school on Mondays and Wednesdays to get complete homework and and receive help from NHS, Varsity Club, and Key Club students.

School Climate

– Leader in Me – 

CLC helps TPS promote leadership qualities in all learners, through the Leader in Me program. Developing these seven habits and leadership skills in the early years will help prepare learners for the future.

– 5th Grade Team Building – 

Learners 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 is active at both Tecumseh East and West STEAM Centers.

– Voices for Change –

This countywide initiative 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 in Kindergarten through second grade to teach them about safety through fun activities.

– Mayhem –

Learners build their math, organization and team building skills in a fun environment.


Post-Secondary & Career Development

– Payback for Education Tecumseh –

Patterned after a county program, local businesses and educators join together to plan hands-on job shadowing experiences for 8th graders.

– Pen Pals –

Members of the business community exchange letters with 6th graders emphasizing the importance of education in attaining career goals.

– Good to Great Day –

This event is a college / career fair with programming for high school seniors to consider their future beyond high school.

– College Application Month – 

Each October, all high school seniors statewide are encouraged to apply for post-secondary educational opportunities.

– Financial Aid Month –

Informational programming is held to discuss methods of financing post-secondary education.