Centennial Area Education Foundation (CAEF) Celebrating our 10th Anniversary! Thank you!!!! Your time and donations make a difference. Thank you for sharing your evening with us tonight at our Gala and supporting our efforts towards a better educational experience for our children in the Centennial District Thank you to our sponsors for the Gala! Joining efforts for a better tomorrow. Platinum Infinite Campus SaberPack Dan & Chris Wendt Gold Barbara J. Mahr, CFC, Ameriprise Financial Gray Plant Mooty Foundation Jeff & Chris O'Donnell State Rep Linda Runbeck Precision Tune Auto Care Thank you to our sponors for the Gala Joining efforts for a better tomorrow. Silver Dwight & Pat Benoy Mike & Nancy Gray Jan & Linda Kreminski McDonald's (VJ'S Food Service, Inc/VMC Enterprises) RDM Insurance Agency Steve & Barb Regnier Steve Shriener Thank you to our sponors for the Gala Joining efforts for a better tomorrow. Bronze Russel & Phyllis Eklund Dave & Kim Kelso Lakeview Family Dentistry, Dr. George Lindy Karen Lodico MN School of Business Matt & Jennifer Percy Richard & Lynn Rossiter Contributor Aynur Konar CAEF Mission Statement Helping our Students Reach for the Stars! Supporting Education to Build a Strong Community Who Are We? Your Gifts are Key to Our Success CAEF, a 501(c)(3)non-profit organization comprised of volunteers from the community dedicated to raising money to enrich the students in the Centennial District. Gifts to CAEF are allocated by way of grants and scholarships across diverse programs supporting our schools, teachers and students. How Your Gifts are Used Allocation of Gifts thru 2011 & Projected 2012 $20,000 $18,000 $16,000 $14,000 $12,000 Grants $10,000 $8,000 Scholarships Teacher of the Year Special Grant $6,000 $4,000 $2,000 $0 Honorarium Community Grants - 2012 Giving Every Child a Chance 2012 Grants have just been awarded!! Blue Heron Elementary – Before School Reading and Math Program Centennial Middle School – Rachel’s Challenge- empower students with kindness & compassion Centennial Elementary Schools – Kindness Retreat to teach respect, responsibility and address relational aggression issues Centennial High School – Peer Leader Initial Training Community Grants - 2012 Partnering with our Community Summer Fun Enrichment Program- Reading and Learning throughout the summer Chain of Lakes YMCA - Teen Leaders Youthway Center - After School Tutoring, Homework and Reading Every Day Kids After School Program 2011 Grant Cycle Make a Dream Come True Centennial District 12 – Kindness Retreat to teach respect, responsibility and address relational aggression issues Blue Heron – Before & After School Reading and Math Golden Lake – Compass Learning Software Centennial Middle School – Get it Dunn Reading Summer Fun – Reading & Learning throughout the summer 2011 Grant Cycle Building our Future Chain of Lakes YMCA – Developing Leadership Skills with Teens Paul Revere Park – After school tutoring Train Station – Tutoring for Centennial Lakes Park Noah’s Ark Preschool – Bilingual Spanish Preschool Relational Aggression Continuing our Journey CAEF continues to make a priority the reduction and eventual elimination of aggressive behavior (bullying) in our district by partnering with the Peace Makers Foundation and awarding special grants. Special Grant 2011 Teaching our Children Respect and Responsibility CAEF in partnership with Peace Maker Foundation help fund the Kindness Retreat which teaches respect and responsibility and addresses relational aggression issues in our schools. Special Grant 2010 Helping Schools with Relational Aggression CAEF partnered with the Peace Maker Foundation to make it possible for the Centennial district to administer the Olweus Bullying Prevention Survey in grades 3-12 in 2010. Special Grant 2011 Continual improving technology CAEF award a second special grant in 2011 to improve technology available in the Centennial District in 2012. iPads are being distributed to various schools to enhance the learning experience. Golden Lake Elementary Centennial Middle School Centennial High School in a cooperative joint venture with Infinite Campus Student Scholarships Helping Make College a Reality Since 2005 CAEF has awarded 23 high school students scholarships totaling $11,500. Teacher of the Year Recognizing Our Outstanding Teachers CAEF has awarded grant money to Centennial Teacher of the Year for 6 years. CAEF Fundraising Need your continued support Infinite Campus teamed with CAEF to sponsor a “Welcome Back” Wine Tasting Event. Chain of Lakes Rotary Organized a 5K “Fun Run” raising $2000 for CAEF “Reach for the Stars Gala” Individual & Corporate Donations How Can You Help? Working Together We Can Make a Difference Make a donation!!!!!!! Make a donation to our General Fund Make a donation to our Endowment Fund or Allocations Fund Think about us with a planned gift Volunteer!! Visit our WEB site, and tell others about what we are trying to achieve in our Community!!!! http://www.caefoundation.org/ Thank you again !!!! You can make a difference! Thank you for making all of this possible with your financial support! We can not make a difference in the Centennial District and the lives of our students without your support!