If you are interested in education, the DAR has several areas where your interest and skills can be utilized. As a professional educator or a mother or a woman with just an interest in education, the Andrew McBride Chapter has a place for you to learn and share your interest and skills. Below are samples of some of the DAR committees that work with education and school projects.

American History: Sponsors American History Essay contests for students in grades 5 to 8 including home-schooled children.

American Indians: DAR has assisted American Indians with financial and scholarship aid since 1936. Over $75,000 is contributed yearly.

Children of the American Revolution: Founded in 1895 by DAR, this committee provides training in patriotism and leadership to today’s youth.

DAR Good Citizens: Promotes dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism among high school seniors with national and state awards.

DAR Scholarship: Over $80,000 for NSDAR American History, Political Science, History, Government, Historic Preservation, Economics, Music, Nursing, Medical, and Occupation Therapy scholarships available annually.

DAR School: Support given to Kate Duncan Smith DAR School, Alabama; Berry College, Georgia; Crossnore School, North Carolina; Hillside School, Massachusetts; Hindman Settlement School, Kentucky.

Junior American Citizens: Citizenship training program for boys and girls, kindergarten through high school. JAC Clubs are available to parochial, private, public, and home-schooled students, as well as in community centers, etc.

Literacy Promotion: Promotes adult literacy and involvement in literacy programs.