Intel Surprises Oak Springs Teachers with Back-to-School Supplies
AUSTIN, TX—Intel employees will surprise Oak Springs Elementary School teachers with school supplies to help reduce the costs of setting up their classrooms.
Who: Intel representatives and Oak Spring Elementary School teachers
What: After an Intel executive speaks briefly, the teachers will be led to the cafeteria, where they will be surprised with bins filled with grade-appropriate supplies. Intel employees purchased the supplies for teachers, while Intel supplied the bins.
When: Tuesday, Aug. 20; Set-up at noon, teacher surprise at 1 p.m.
Where: Oak Springs Elementary School, 3601 Webberville Road
Background: Intel worked with Austin Partners in Education to identify a school that would benefit from supplies based on need and the size of school. Oak Springs Elementary School, located in East Austin, has a 98.1 percent economically disadvantaged student population. The school participates in numerous programs from College Prep and UT Neighborhood Longhorn Tutoring to Reading Is Fundamental and Marathon Kids.
A manager from Intel will work with an Oak Springs Elementary School teacher throughout the year to assess further classroom needs.