School/Community Partnerships

School/Community Partnerships
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Inspire Madison Region
Employers play a critical role in exploring new public-private approaches to closing the skills gap. The Madison region has a unique opportunity to strengthen the relationship between our business community, our education community and our future workforce. But, we need your help to ensure the initiative is successful. Inspire Madison Region can help you improve your company's local talent pipeline by connecting with students (6th grade through college), their parents and educators to inform them about your company's and industry's needs as well as work-based learning opportunities that you may offer. Enroll your company today to create a free employer profile that will reach your future talent!
Employer Involvement Guide
How to get involved
Become a STEAM sponsor
Support our new and remodeled Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, and Math facilities
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School-Community Partnerships
Schools, businesses, community organizations and parents are welcome to partner with DASD. Contact the School/Community Relations Office.
More about the School/Community Relations Department
5/12 Scholarship
Ongoing scholarship program for 5th grade students.
Provides an opportunity for local businesses to be involved with the DeForest Area School District by "adopting" a elementary school classroom.
Big Hill Environmental Learning Center
An area rich in diverse plant and animal communities and habitat: wetland, prairie, oak savanna, and woodland, owned jointly by the DeForest Area School District and the Town of Windsor. Since 2004 it has been a Wisconisin School Forest.
College Goal Wisconsin
One of three sites in Dane County, DAHS hosts this national free event each year in February to provide information and assistance to families who are filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), the federally required form for students seeking financial aid, such and grants and loans. Completing the FAFSA is the first and most important step in qualifying for aid.
DeForest Area Business & Education Partnership Committee
A joint effort between the DeForest business community and DeForest Area School District.
Holiday Gift Giving Program
Conducted each winter holiday season for families in the DeForest area, providing gifts to children in need. Sponsoring organizations include the DeForest Area Clergy Association, DeForest Area Needs Network (DANN), and Joining Forces for Families (JFF).
Lend a Hand
Sponsored by DMB Community Bank, the program helps students get the supplies they need to succeed in school.
School and community people committed to expanding intergenerational activities in the DeForest area since 1992.
Project Graduation
A safe drug and alcohol-free party to be held following the graduation ceremony. Check out upcoming events and meetings.
Scholarship Planning Guide
For those interested in providing a scholarship to a graduating senior. Use this guide to help you make decisions.
Walk of Honor
Recognizes individuals within our greater school community who have demonstrated ongoing commitment and significant contributions to their school district.