The mission of the Portsmouth Schools Foundation is to actively promote the positive accomplishments in Portsmouth's public schools and to create opportunities for further improvement.
Mrs. Alisa Smith
education, scholarships, career and technical education
Also Known As
801 Crawford St.
Portsmouth, VA 23704 USA
Elementary, Secondary Ed (B20)
Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)
Vocational Technical (B30)
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This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.
How does this organization make a difference?
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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?
Promoting Excellence in the Portsmouth Public Schools by: i. Encouraging innovation in instruction 1. Innovator Grants 2. Partnering with Teachers seeking outside grants 3. Portsmouth Reads 4. Starbase Atlantis ii. Recognizing and rewarding outstanding performances 1. Distinguished Alumnus Award 2. SAIL Awards 3. Superintendent's Scholarships 4. Awards iii. Promoting Good Choices for staff and students 1. Wellness Day 2. Career Fair
Conducted the 3rd Annual Wellness Day, a health screening fair for all employees of the Portsmouth Public Schools.
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The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.
Mrs. Alisa Smith
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Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?
Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?
Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?
Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?
Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?