Duke Energy Grant



Monroe, Ohio. (May 20, 2019)  – Monroe Local Schools is pleased to announce it has received a $5,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation to support long term strategic planning. Tim Abbott, Duke Energy Government and Community Relations Manager, presented to the Board of Education in the public meeting on May 20th, 2019.

The Monroe Local School District initiated a team based process for strategic planning during the 2018-2019 school year.  The strategic planning team, made up of a diverse group of stakeholders, met over the course of 6 months to create a strategic plan.

The plan is the roadmap for student success that will bring clarity, consistency, and alignment to the effective and efficient use of resources by Monroe Local Schools. Monitoring of this plan will occur at each level of the school district throughout the upcoming school year. The strategic planning team will convene annually to discuss previous years progress and set new objectives and action steps as needed.

“Monroe Locals Schools sincerely appreciates Duke Energy‘s partnership and grant funds supporting our strategic planning process. Their grant dollars afforded us the opportunity to work with a strategic planning facilitator from HCESC and access various resources to assist us during this process.” said superintendent Kathy Demers.  

This donation highlights a longstanding partnership between Duke Energy and Monroe Local Schools.  The Duke Energy Todhunter Operations Center is located just to the North of the Monroe 2nd-12th grade school building and Duke Energy has been providing utility transmission reliably for the school district and community.

The Duke Energy Foundation is committed to making strategic investments to build powerful communities where nature and wildlife thrive, students can excel and a talented workforce drives economic prosperity for all.