Social Justice 529 K to College

The Greece Teachers Association is matching $25 contributions to New York State 529 College Savings Program for all GCSD Kindergarten students.  If you have one already, just email the GTA at greeceteachers@gmail.com with your Ugift code or create a new savings account using this link. There you’ll find all you need- including FAQs and videos to learn about and help set it up.

There is never a better time to start saving than now!  Please contact us with any questions.

Greece Teachers Association establishes Kindergarten to College initiative

The Greece Teachers Association recently established its Social Justice Team to help causes in the community and it’s newest initiative, Kindergarten to College, plans for all Greece kindergarten students to have New York state 529 savings plans.The group chose English Village Elementary School with its 150 kindergarten students as its pilot school. GTA hopes to have a 529 account set up for each student, and will match the initial $25 deposit for each kindergarten student as an

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Social Justice Committee News

School Supplies

The Social Justice Committee of the GTA worked in collaboration with the Greece Central School District to significantly reduce student supply costs for many buildings in the district for this current school year.   The goal moving forward will to spread the impact of this initiative throughout the entire school district for 2016-2017.

 

 

The Social Justice Committee of the GTA wanted to make a difference for students wanting to play musical instruments who were struggling with the cost of rent or ownership.  Through a gently used musical instrument drive for district staff, almost $2,700 worth of instruments were collected.  These instruments will be used by students in the district who could not otherwise afford to participate in our district’s school music program.