Fourth Grade Pen Pal Program
Fourth graders are learning about business through letters from their new pen pals in a large business firm. Advisory Board member Kathryn Crimmins organized the program with her friends and colleagues after signing up for the Adopt-A-Board Member initiative. Ms. Crimmins decided to set up the pen pal program to engage her acquaintances who are passionate about education.
Since October, the pen pals have written back and forth, sharing stories of winter storms, describing holiday vacations and comparing hobbies. When the letters arrived in November, the fourth graders were ecstatic. “He’s just like me!” Jadin P. proclaimed as he absorbed each word his pen pal wrote.