The Everett Public Schools Foundation (EPSF) provides many opportunities for sponsors, businesses, community leaders and individuals to invest in our area's most important resources--our children and the educators who inspire them. For more information, or to support the EPSF or the EPSF Emma Yule Society, visit their website.The Everett Public Schools award winning PTSA (Parent, Teacher and Student Association) Council is an organization designed for parents, students and staff to advocate for quality education for each child. PTSA members coordinate events and educational programs at schools and across the district These forge strong school communities and strong support for students. For more information, or to find out how to become a PTSA volunteer, visit their PTSA website.
The Opportunity Council launched in Whatcom County in 1965 as a volunteer group and model project for President Lynden B. Johnson’s 1964 Economic Opportunity Act to help low income people. The private, non-profit human services organization serves Whatcom, Island, San Juan, Skagit and Snohomish counties, offering a broad scope of services including meeting immediate and crisis-oriented needs, longer-term programs promoting self-sufficiency, and early childhood education and child development support services. For more information, or to find out how to support or volunteer, visit their website.
Washington Alliance for Better Schools (WABS) was established in 1995 by several Puget Sound school districts in order to help students graduate career and college ready; WABS is designed to facilitate school districts working together more closely. Its mission is to leverage resources, talent and intellectual capital to help over a quarter million students graduate college and career ready. Signature programs include STEM teacher externships, STEM fellowships, family STEM nights, and Natural Leaders, all of which are described on the WABS website.