Since 1973, Chick-fil-A has invested in the dreams and futures of restaurant Team Members through scholarships and educational grants. Forty-six years later, the commitment to Team Members remains the same – and this year, Chick-fil-A is proud to award $15.3 million in scholarships to more than 6,000 deserving Team Members across the country through the “Remarkable Futures” education initiative.
At Chick-fil-A, we pride ourselves not only on customer service, but also taking care of our own. Three decades ago, founder S. Truett Cathy set out to encourage Team Members to further their education by awarding scholarships to help pay for their college tuition.
Atlanta Public Schools (APS) elementary students will soon experience a whole new way of learning, thanks to an innovative literacy initiative being introduced to the school system this summer. Starting this week, APS teachers will receive training in the Orton-Gillingham approach to literacy—a scientifically proven method that uses instruction in sight, hearing, touch and movement to help students connect language with letters and words. The Institute for Multi-Sensory Education (IMSE) will run the training sessions, where teachers will learn how to incorporate this approach into their daily lessons.