APS EDUCATION FOUNDATION/JOIN-A-SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS
DISTRICT PARTNER PLAN 2012-2013
APS Education Foundation Dion’s
Join-A-School Office Home Office: 8525 Jefferson NE
6400 Uptown Blvd. Ste. 630E Albuquerque, NM 87113
Albuquerque, NM 87110 Phone: 505-858-1010
Lauren Joule, Partnerships Manager Fax: 505-515-2572
Phone: 855-5274 email@example.com JAS Contact: Carissa Rosen
Website: www.apseducationfoundation.org Website: www.Dions.com
Business Support Comments/Notes
LITERACY/ACADEMICS Dion’s and the Albuquerque Isotopes have teamed up to create an exciting reading program for children
preschool through 6 grade. Kids can join Club Read at any Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Library System,
Club Read participating APS libraries and at any Dion’s location. Membership is FREE. Club Read members earn prizes for
reading. When a Club Read member reads their first six books, they’ve hit a home run and they will bring their
First Home Run Scorecard into any Dion’s location from March through July to get their prizes. For information
on how your classroom can get involved, please contact Carissa at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Educational field trips/tours Dion’s offers an educational and fun opportunity for children preschool through 6 grade to take a behind-the-
scenes look at our restaurants. During the tour, students learn about food groups, safety and teamwork. The
children even get to help make some pizza. After the tour is complete, the students are fed lunch in our dining
A GUIDED TOUR OF THE KITCHEN
An educational and age-appropriate workbook
Pizza (up to three slices, pepperoni or cheese) and juice
Dion’s t-shirt, pencil and stickers
The cost for the tour is $3.00 per child (no tax). We request at least two weeks’ notice and a minimum of eight
children to schedule a tour. Please visit www.Dions.com for more information or to schedule a tour.
CAREER TECHNICAL ED. Dion’s employees are available to speak to DECA or business classes. Topics include:
Support for DECA Cause Marketing
For more information, please contact Marin Ziegler at 858-1010 or email@example.com
RECOGNITION Pizza or gift certificates may be donated as program incentives.
Student recognition Teacher incentives/gift certificates available on a limited basis for staff recognition.
Please visit www.Dions.com for more information and allow at least three weeks’ notice for all partnership
requests. Dion’s receives many requests each month and can only fill requests on a limited “first come, first
SCHOOL SUPPORT Over the years, Dion’s has been known for our support of schools and school athletics. Due to a large number
Pizza Fundraising of requests, we began a larger annual partnership with APS Athletics to assist programs at all of the schools.
We are currently supporting your school’s athletic programs through this partnership. Please contact Chris
Appert at 858-1010 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
DISTRICT SUPPORT **Signage and sponsorship at Milne and Wilson stadiums and all High School gymnasiums.
Athletic programs NOTES:
Dion’s Pizza has 17 locations as well as a full commissary and a bakery. Dion’s has over 1,200 employees. The
Dion’s corporate goal for this partnership is to be visible in the schools and foster the partnerships in a quality
School Support Comments/Notes
This plan is intended only as a general JAS is a reciprocal program; it is a “handshake, not a handout.” In appreciation of the business support, JAS or
guide to the business or community the participating school partner will provide positive visibility in the community to include school or APS
organization’s resources and support. newsletter or website articles, business name on school marquee, invitations to events, and student or staff
thank you notes.
(JAS information is not distributed for solicitation purposes.)