Friends of Healey supports the students, teachers, and parents of the Arthur D. Healey School in Somerville through fundraising, organizing enrichment and off-site learning opportunities, and community engagement and collaboration.
Support Healey students through advocacy, fundraising, and communication.
-Provides a forum at the Healey Community Meeting for collaboration across all parents, teachers, and staff
-Solicits community feedback on current/planned initiatives or other topics of concern
-Conducts formal or informal polls of Healey Community perspectives on Healey -Action Team proposals and other relevant topics
-Makes results of polls/discussions available to the School Site Council for consideration along with related proposals
-Provides Community Forum for input regarding budget spending to Friends of Healey Non-Profit
-Coordinates parent participation on Action Teams
-Coordinates parent representation on teacher and administrator hiring committees
-Open to all members of the Healey Community--all parents/guardians, teachers, administrators, and staff members are automatically members.
Friends of Healey 501(c)3 Non-profit provides a vehicle for people to make tax-free donations to the Healey School. Friends of Healey Non-Profit has its own four-person Board, elected by parents at a Friends of Healey Community Meeting, that manages and allocates the funds for the benefit of Healey students.