The North Canton City Schools CARE Team (Coordinate and Align Resources to Engage, Empower and Educate youth, family and community) is designed to assist students and their families with nonacademic barriers. The implementation of CARE Teams is comprised of teachers, administrators and staff from multiple community agencies including law enforcement, mental health, alcohol and drugs, and other social service agencies located throughout the county. The team works together in a school-based environment to address challenges facing the at-risk student population and their families.
Mrs. Judy DeMarco, a retired school counselor from North Canton City Schools, is the Family Support Specialist. Mrs. DeMarco serves as the liaison, working closely with all stakeholders involved. Her most recent contribution to the CARE Team initiative is implementing a Spirit Closet for those who are new to the community, or current members who can not afford the expense. Donations of monetary value, or new North Canton apparal are being accepted. Please contact Mrs. DeMarco if you wish to assist in this area: firstname.lastname@example.org
Funding for this program is partially supplemented by United Way of Greater Stark County. To learn more about CARE Teams, please take a moment to visit the Stark County CARE Team Initiative.