Sarah Fairweather, Clover Park School District‚Äô new Family and Community Partnership Coordinator, got her start in the community relations office Jan. 5. The family and community partnership coordinator is a new position, created as part of the district‚Äôs plan for improvement.
Fairweather will be responsible for coordinating volunteer partnerships to accommodate each school‚Äôs individual building plans and the volunteers working within each school. She will also build and maintain a volunteer database overseeing volunteer recruitment, selection and retention. To continue the district‚Äôs community outreach efforts, Fairweather will develop and manage partnerships with community-based organizations to support the district improvement plan acting as a liaison between school, business and volunteer activities.
“I’m so excited to be joining the Clover Park team,‚Äù said Fairweather. ‚ÄúThis position provides a unique opportunity to combine my interests in education, volunteerism, and community and family engagement. I look forward to collaborating with the Clover Park community in its work to provide all students with an excellent education.”
Fairweather comes to the district from Care Force, a division of City Year, Inc., where she served as a project manager for four years in Boston and Seattle. At Care Force, Fairweather worked with corporate partners and their employees in high-impact community service events to improve youth and family-focused educational, recreational and residential facilities.
Before joining Care Force, Fairweather taught first grade in urban California through Teach for America. She is fluent in Spanish‚Äîboth written and verbal. Fairweather holds a bachelor‚Äôs degree from the University of Virginia and a master‚Äôs degree from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
Fairweather is located in room 16 of the Student Services Center and can be reached at email@example.com or 583-5043.