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AAUW Port Townsend supports education in East Jefferson County in many ways.

Early Literacy Tutoring
Chimacum School District  partners with AAUW in the Kindergarten Reading Project. Volunteers work on basic reading skills with groups of three to four students. For the last five school years, the project has helped Chimacum Creek kindergartners master reading and spelling skills far beyond previous classes. More information about Chimacum Literacy Project

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Math Projects
AAUW members have partnered with others in the community to improve the math competency of third graders in Port Townsend and Chimacum public schools using small-group activities and individualized computer instruction.
More information about the Math Projects

Career Days have been suspended
Each spring from 1995 to 2018, Port Townsend AAUW sponsored Career Days for eighth-grade students in Port Townsend and Chimacum/Quilcene. The middle school students had a chance to interact with local professionals and learn about careers which might interest them. Sometimes such contacts helped give students a direction, and  inspired them to continue their education.
More information about Career Day

Tech Trek Summer workshops program
For East Jefferson County middle school girls between 7th and 8th grade during the summer
More information about Tech Trek