Are you a father figure of a student at Cottage Lake Elementary? Are you looking for a way to make a positive impact in your child's life at school? WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) is a national organization of fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, uncles, and other father figures who volunteer at least one day during the year in their child's school. Cottage Lake Elementary is thrilled to have partnered with this organization and help provide an extra set of eyes and ears to enhance school security, reduce bullying and provide a greater sense of campus safety allowing students and teachers to focus on learning and instruction. This can only be successful with your help.
If you are interested in volunteering,
please sign up here.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is WATCH D.O.G.S?
The Dads of Great Students WATCH D.O.G.S. program is one of the nation’s largest and most respected school-based, family, and community engagement, organizations designed and developed by educators, experts and parent & guardian volunteers over more than two decades. The program helps provide positive male role models for the students, demonstrating by their presence that education is important. Meanwhile, providing an extra set of eyes and ears to enhance school security, reduce bullying and provide a greater sense of campus safety allowing students and teachers to focus on learning and instruction.
2. Who can sign-up?
All dudes, fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, uncles, and other father figures.
3. What is the time commitment?
One day (9 am - 4:15 pm) during the school year.
4. What do I have to do to sign-up?
In order to participate, you must be an approved Northshore School District (background check level 1) volunteer. Please complete your application here. You must also complete Cottage Lake Elementary's Volunteer Training with Ms. Welch. Please use the sign-up link above to register for a date to volunteer.
5. Who do I contact for more information?
Please contact WatchDogs@cottagelakepta.org if you have any questions or would like to sign up on a date not noted on the SignUpGenius.
You can also visit http://dadsofgreatstudents.com to learn more about the program.