The I Am a Leader Foundation Provides Programs and Services that Help to Build Character in Both the Students and Staff
(PRESCOTT VALLEY, Arizona)—Recently, the teachers and staff at Prescott Valley Charter School received some very exciting news: the school has been chosen to receive an I Am a Leader Foundation grant.
As Monika Fuller, Program Director for Prescott Valley Charter School noted, the grant is through Leader.org, a non-profit corporation based in Utah, as well as through Panda Restaurant Group and their charitable group called Panda Cares. The grant will provide Leader in Me programs and services that are designed to build character in both the students and staff.
The grant money will be given directly to the Franklin Covey organization, which will then ship training materials, provide virtual and onsite training, and ongoing implementation support to Prescott Valley Charter School.
Fuller said the school was nominated for the grant by a local Leader In Me/Franklin Covey representative. The staff then had two sets of interviews and filled out a grant application to demonstrate why Prescott Valley Charter School was both in need of and deserving of the program at the school.
“We are beyond thrilled to be selected for this program. In light of the current pandemic, this is a program our students and staff need now more than ever to help them focus on the positive things in life,” Fuller said.
“The Leader in Me program will follow the ‘7 Habits of Highly Effective People,’ written by Stephen Covey, which has been translated to a student version that top schools around the world have implemented with great turn around success both behaviorally and academically.”