Please consider how your business or organization can support elementary and middle school students in Steele Creek.

Please contact the school (contact names and emails are listed at the end of the Partnering Needs) or Jeanne Smith, Coordinator for Alignment Southwest Charlotte at

Share your experience and expertise: 

Partnering NeedSchools Involved Time Frame
Mentors and coaches to help with after school robotics, science or engineering clubs;  Odyssey of the MindKennedy MS
Berewick E.
Steele Creek E. 
Winget Park E.
October – March, 1 hour/week, choose part or all of the school year
Be a career speaker in a classroomKennedy MS
Berewick E.
Winget Park E.
Flexible Timing
Provide a field trip to your job site for students and/or teachersKennedy MS
Southwest MS
Winget Park E.
Flexible Timing
Be a speaker or set up a table for a Career Day or Career Fair; 
Provide general help for the event
Kennedy MS
Winget Park E.
Steele Creek E,
SCES:  March 28th,  Other schools: TBD
Volunteer for STEM nights or Science/Engineering Fairs: as an activity leader, judge, etc. Kennedy MS
Steele Creek E.
Schedule: TBD
Mentor individual students All SchoolsOn-going 
Marketing, public relations and advertising assistance for school programs Kennedy MS
Southwest MS
Flexible Timing 

Provide prizes or gifts to students or teachers: 

Partnering NeededSchools InvolvedTime Frame
Provide small items as prizes for science and engineering Fair winners (Can be items from business or trade shows)Kennedy MS
River Gate E.
Winget Park E.
Steele Creek E. 
Schedule for fairs: TBD
Provide food or small gifts for teacher appreciation All schoolsMany opportunities throughout the year
Provide small gifts (pencils, food coupons, etc.) for student award ceremoniesRiver Gate E.Quarterly Honors Assemblies Pro

Be a volunteer for needed school initiatives: 

Partnering Need SchoolsTime Frame
Literacy Support – 
Reading Buddies 
2nd & 3rd grade 
Middle School students
All Schools1 hour/week; 
flexible timing
Read Charlotte Berewick E.
Steele Creek E. 
Various timing
Math Tutoring – guided by Heart Tutoring Berewick30-60 min/week
8:30 -9:30 T-Fri
12:30 – 1:30 M-Thur
Proctors for end of school assessments/examsAll Schools May 2019

Provide funds for scholarships for 5th grade class field trips ($350 – $375) for Steele Creek and Lake Wylie Students 

Contacts are listed below.

Elementary Schools:

Berewick:  Mojdeh Henderson:

Lake Wylie:  Bobby French:

Palisades Park: Gina O’Hara:

Rivergate:  Jeremy Lundgren:

Steele Creek:  Gregg Petty:

Winget Park:  Rick Mohrien:

Middle Schools:

Kennedy:  Rebecca Grgurina:

Southwest:  Vickie Johnson: