“Reading Rockets” Pilot Blasts Off to a Great Start!
This summer, a group of Northfield elementary students got a special “boost” in reading through a pilot initiative of the Northfield Promise Reading Team and the PRIMEtime out-of-school-time network. Working to reverse the summer academic slide, “Reading Rockets” ran as part of the Summer PLUS program at Greenvale Park Elementary School.
Strive Together National Conference Coming to the Twin Cities in October – Reserve Your Spot Today!
Northfield Promise is one of approximately 60 communities nationwide that have been accepted into the Strive Together National Network. Strive Together is the national leader in the field of collective impact.
Northfield Promise Receives State Pilot Funding
Northfield Promise was one of five collective impact initiatives that received pilot funding from the State of Minnesota during the recently completed state legislative process.
Record Number of Northfield Youth Take Part in Summer Academic Programming
For five hours per day for seven weeks this summer, a record number of Northfield youth received an extra academic boost and connections with community resources. These young people (in grades K-8) participated in the Summer PLUS and Summer BLAST programs.
Northfield Promise Featured in Star Tribune Column
Northfield Promise, along with its other Educational Partnerships Fund partners, was featured in a piece in the Sunday, August 4, 2015, edition of the Star Tribune.
Northfield Promise Featured in Northfield News
In case you missed it, the Northfield News ran a front page story in Saturday's paper on Northfield Promise.
Watch Your Mailbox for the Northfield Promise Report to the Community
The first Northfield Promise "Report to the Community" will be coming to your mailbox soon.
Northfield Promise Needs YOU!
Northfield Promise is a community-owned initiative. As a result, its success depends on the willingness of community members to share their time, talents, ideas, and energy. Please consider getting involved with Northfield Promise!
Accelerate Northfield Tutors
A key focus of the Northfield Promise initiative is to help close the academic achievement gap that exists in the community.
Marketing and Communications Volunteers
A key to collective impact success is ensuring all partners remain informed/updated on the project. Northfield Promise seeks volunteers to help communicate between partners and promote the work of Northfield Promise in the Northfield community.