Excellence in K-12 Education

Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning

Partner since 2016

 

Seeks to transform teacher education by creating a model to prepare teachers and school leaders to succeed in the diverse classrooms of today and to shape and lead the schools of tomorrow.

 

Our partnership supports the development and launch of the first class of teacher candidates, starting with teaching science, technology, engineering, and math in middle and high school. 

 

Arizona State University’s Sustainability Science Education Project

Partner since 2016

 

Empowers K-8th grade educators to teach sustainability topics, problems, solutions, and divergent thinking in their classroom.

 

Our partnership supports the development of the Teaching Time Capsule, an online space that connects educators with one another and prepares them to animate sustainability science for their students by building the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to solve complex sustainability challenges. 

Conrad Foundation

Partner since 2016

 

Promotes contextual learning, innovation and entrepreneurship, and foster students’ abilities to apply these skills to create a sustainable world for this and future generations.

 

Our partnership supports the 2017 Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge for students from around the world. 

DonorsChoose

Partner in 2016

 

Makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need, moving us closer to a nation where students in every community have the tools and experiences they need for a great education.

 

Our partnership supported the “Best School Day Ever” – a flash fund for student-led projects. 

 

Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy

Partner since 2016

 

Our partnership supports research by the Center on the Future of American Education (FutureEd), an independent education think tank.

International FIRST Committee Association

Partner since 2016

 

Expanding FIRST Robotics’ reach internationally to engage a new generation of young people.

 

Our partnership supports the startup phase of FIRST Global, including the 2017 FIRST Global competition. 

 

National Parent Leadership Institute

Partner since 2016

 

Enables parents to become leading advocates for children and become practiced change agents for the next generation.

 

Our partnership supports the development and expansion of a national organization to reach more parents and communities with the Parent Leadership Training Institute model. 

 

NewSchools Venture Fund

Partner since 2016

 

Through venture philanthropy, supports education entrepreneurs to transform public education and create great results for all students.

 

Our partnership supports NewSchools’ support for tools and services to enhance our existing schools, new school models, and diverse leaders in education. 

TED Ed

Partner since 2016

 

Sparks and celebrates the ideas of teachers and students around the world.

 

Our partnership supports TED Ed Clubs and Innovative Educators. 

 

Turnaround for Children

Partner since 2015

 

Translates neuroscientific research into tools and strategies for schools with high concentrations of students impacted by adversity, in order to accelerate healthy development and academic achievement.

 

Our partnership supports a multi-year Capital Campaign to research, develop, and disseminate scalable tools and resourcest to new schools in order to significantly extend Turnaround's impact. 

 

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