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Partnership Opportunities

 

There are a number of ways in which to partner with Broken Arrow Public Schools and its school sites through Engage BA. Our partners will have access to a list of specific school site needs and opportunities.

Please contact Engage BA Coordinator of Community Development Amanda Grace at 918-259-7787 for more information on how to get involved. 


In addition to specific school site needs, here are suggestions of ways to partner with us!

  1. Volunteer
    • Literacy 
      • Become a "Reading Buddy"
      • Read to classes to stress the importance of literacy.
    • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
      • Develop or assist sites with projects to support real-world oriented connections to math and science.
    • Student Development/Citizenship
      • Join food drive efforts.
      • Upgrade a classroom by painting, updating outdoor spaces, providing supplies, etc. 
      • Serve as a judge for various school events.
  2. Mentor 
    • Become a Big Brother or Big Sister to our students through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma 
      • Apply online at www.bbbsok.org/volunteer, interview and get matched with a BA student.
      • On average, you'll meet for one hour once a week at the child's school.
      • Although it takes place at school, this program is not limited to the classroom.
      • This program is all about providing friendship and guidance.
    • Be a Reading Champion 
      • Tutor a student for 45 minutes per week during the school year. 
      • Training will be provided.
    • College and Career Readiness
      • Provide classroom demonstrations on your business skill.
      • Participate in Broken Arrow High School's Career Exploration Program to give students an authentic learning experience in the business world. 
      • Host a facility tour.
      • Host a traditional workplace learning experience.
    • Financial Literacy 
      • Lead class or school presentations on financial management
  3. Sponsor
    • Be Here BA: Help provide incentives to students who arrive on-time, stay all day and regularly attend school.
    • Family engagement activities and events
    • Field trips
    • Contests 
  4. In-Kind Support
    • Donate materials to school sites or classrooms.
    • Hold a book drive for a school's classroom or library needs.
    • Plan a holiday gift drive or donate food baskets.
    • Support families in need.
      • Back-to-school supply drive
      • Angel Tree 
    • Provide food or supplies for staff appreciation and recognition
    • Publicize and promote the school district in company communications, community events, etc.