Addresses the pressing need for innovative approaches to STEM education and preparedness by providing high-potential, low-resourced high school students with the tools they need to pursue and succeed in STEM majors and careers.
Our partnership supports the Museum's educational programming, including the Science Research Mentoring Program’s work to support high school students from groups traditionally underrepresented in science and those who lack opportunities to pursue their scientific interests.
Helps redesign governance, oversight and dynamic education delivery systems to make it possible for great educators and programs to do their best work with students.
Our partnership supports the Washington Innovation Forum, which brings together policy leaders, foundations, district leaders and local and national technology innovators to consider how school innovation can lead to personalized and productive uses of curriculum, human resources, assessments and instructional strategies.
National Academy of Advanced Teacher Education Program (NAATE)
Provides advanced training for experienced, high-performing teachers to increase their effectiveness, support them as teacher leaders, and renew their commitment to the craft using the case study method--a rigorous, inquiry-based approach.
Our partnership supports the current cohort of NAATE teachers, curriculum development and teacher recruitment.
Develops students' skills in design, development, testing, analysis, innovation and teamwork through project-based STEM curricula. The centerpiece of the program is a student-designed and tested rocket launch.
Our partnership supports staff, teacher training and rocket launches.
Transforms students from underserved areas into leaders with the skills to go to and through college, engage in civic action and articulate and solve challenges facing themselves and their communities.
Our partnership supports program and communications staff to introduce high school students to community organizing, support student-led targeted projects that address community needs and provide college and career counseling.