The Portola school budget is tighter than ever for 2012-13. If we want WriterCoach Connection back in our classrooms, we need to make it happen by raising $10,000! Donating via FirstGiving is fast and secure. Simply hit the green Donate buttons to help bring our writer coaches back to Portola students in the fall.
This past spring, WCC arrived at Portola with a pilot program and the results were powerful: 98% of Portola students served by WCC rated writer coaching as helpful and every Portola teacher rated the writing support as "very helpful" for their students.
One Portola teacher noted, "Students really began to GET the structure of an essay and how to begin to answer a prompt. The most amazing results were definitely with the reluctant and poorly skilled learners -- their confidence and skills went way up. I would just love to have writers coaches back. We need to find the funding to make it work."
Visit the WriterCoach Connection website to learn more about the program and to register for coaching opportunities.
Donations by check can be made payable to "CAFL" and mailed to Community Alliance for Learning, PO Box 6098, Albany, CA 94706. Please write "Portola" on the check memo line. All online and check donations are tax deductible and will be acknowledged with a written receipt. The Community Alliance for Learning tax I.D. is #91-2144555.
WriterCoach Connection brings our community and Portola closer together than ever, and we want our writer coaches back. Can we do it again? With your help, YES, WE CAN!