Westerville Education Challenge

Because We Care

Where everyone belongs

Because We Care

The mission of Westerville Education Challenge is to help create school cultures where every student feels safe, supported and celebrated.

We do this by raising awareness and funds for Social-Emotional Learning initiatives and programming in Westerville City Schools.

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Twinkle

Read about Twinkle, the Canine Companion therapy dog at Westerville South High School funded by Westerville Education Challenge.

Our current initiatives

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Hope Squad

A peer-led suicide prevention program that trains students to watch out for peers in distress.

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Parent Prep

Offering valuable information to parents & guardians of Westerville schoolchildren at all grade levels.

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W.E.B.

Where Everybody Belongs creates a welcoming culture for new middle school students in Westerville

MODEL initiative

MODEL

Mentors Opening Doors, Enriching Lives pairs middle school girls with local, professional women mentors

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Student Scholarships

WEC each year awards scholarships to one graduate of Central, North & South

Twinkle

Twinkle!

Meet the companion dog trained to give students a stress break, sponsored by WEC

Recent blog posts

Social Emotional Resource Center (SERC)

The WEC Social Emotional Resource Center provides information and assistance that you can access immediately as well as opportunities to build social emotional skills, develop new strengths and increase understanding of our interconnectedness as a community..

Crisis resources

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