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Dads of Great Students

The ninth year of the Matt Wilson Elementary Watch D.O.G.S. program.  We are excited to welcome our returning volunteers and many new volunteers!  The program was founded by Behavior Specialist Jennifer Ivey, who serves as the volunteer coordinator.


What is WATCH D.O.G.S.® (Dads Of Great Students)?

WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) is an innovative father involvement, the educational initiative of the National Center for Fathering. Learn more about WATCH D.O.G.S. 

What are the goals of a WATCH D.O.G.S. program?

1) To provide positive male role models for the students, demonstrating by their presence that education is important.

2) To provide extra sets of eyes and ears to enhance school security and reduce bullying.


Who are WatchDOGS and how does WATCH D.O.G.S. work?

WatchDOGS are fathers, grandfathers, uncles, and other father-figures who volunteer for at least one day each year at an official WATCH D.O.G.S. school.

Contact the school at 229/387-2440 to find out how to volunteer.