Joshua Community Guide 2020 - Page 18

becomes more aware of the feelings and concerns of the community from the stu- dents’ interaction and input. Graduates of the class are invited to join the Joshua Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association. The purpose of the association is to support the police de- partment with volunteers during special events, fundraising for special purchases and to assist with public awareness about the functions of the department. For more information, visit the JCPAAA Facebook page. JISD Education Foundation The Joshua ISD Education Foundation is a nonprofit corporation governed by a board of directors who are dedicated to education and share a vision for excel- lence in their schools. It was created in 2008 by a cross-section of community volunteers to support and enhance the education of all students in Joshua ISD. The foundation solicits, manages and distributes funds for enrichment pur- poses in academic program areas not oth- erwise funded by the district. Contribu- JISD Education Foundation Joshua Young Life tions are received from both individuals and corporations to support projects, ac- tivities and create an endowment fund. Student enrichment opportunity grants can be funded up to $2,000 to pro- vide funds that reward excellence in scholarship and character to qualified students for academic programs that ex- tend beyond the classroom and that sup- plement and align with the district’s im- provement plan. Technology initiatives can be funded up to $15,000 to a district, $10,000 to a campus and $5,000 to a team of teachers to enable district educators to integrate cutting-edge technology that supple- ments and aligns with the district’s im- provement plan into their curricula. Instructional enhancement grants can be funded up to $15,000 to a district, $10,000 to a campus and $5,000 to a team of teachers to district educators for fund- ing resources and materials for experien- tial learning opportunities that supple- ment and align with the district’s im- provement plan. 319 N. Broadway, Joshua 817-648-0300 828 N. Main, Cleburne 817-558-0444 1666 W. Henderson, Cleburne 817-645-3545 1611 NE Big Bend Tr., Glen Rose 254-897-2621 Proudly Serving the Community Since 1999. 18 Joshua Community Guide