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Connecting Families and Schools

My Brother's Keeper  

My Brother's Keeper program is a joint collaboration between Watertown City School District (WCSD) and Jefferson County 4-H Youth Development. 4-H Youth Development provides a family engagement program for students in K-12 grade who attend WCSD. Family engagement will include one-on-one assistance, small group activities, and large group education and literacy events to engage all families in their child(ren)'s education. To learn more about the My Brother’s Keeper initiative, visit nysed.gov/mbk

Community Schools    

The Community Schools program is a joint collaboration between Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County, Belleville Henderson Central School, Sackets Harbor Central School, Copenhagen Central School, LaFargeville Central School, and Jefferson-Lewis BOCES. The Community Schools Coordinators in these school districts will provide 4-H Youth Development programming to students in grades 6-12. They will also engage families in each community in a variety of events and activities. To learn more about the NYS Community Schools program, visit nyscommunityschools.org.


Amy Zukas
4-H / Parenting Program Manager
315-788-8450 ext. 254

Last updated April 7, 2023