Secures seed capital for innovations in education and fosters city-wide support for excellence in Seattle Public Schools to help all children fulfill their potential as learners.
Our partnership supported the creation and implementation of the Seattle Teacher Residency (STR), an Urban Teacher Residency Program hosted at the University of Washington in partnership with Seattle Public Schools and Seattle Education Association. STR prepares teachers for successful careers in Seattle’s highest need schools. Our current grant supports laying the groundwork for developing the Puget Sound STEM Teacher Residency Program (PSSTR) and expanding to additional school districts in the greater Seattle area.
Creates and supports enriched learning opportunities for traditionally underserved high school students in Texas – including internships, fellowships and job opportunities – that allow young people to see a future of better possibilities, including taking the next step toward higher education.
Our partnership supports the program’s growth from its pilot phase to its expansion in multiple high schools within its district.
Redesigns the classroom to integrate multiple modalities of instruction into the same learning space – from live teacher-led lessons to software-based lessons and virtual tutors – to address students’ unique learning needs and styles.
Our partnership supports the development and launch of a national organization and R&D to drive increased student results.
Builds a movement to eliminate education inequity by enlisting our nation’s most promising future leaders in the effort.
Our initial partnership supported Teach For America’s national growth plan, including its expansion into Washington State.
Our current partnership supports transitional funds for Teach For America's rural regions in the Deep South, Appalachia, the Rio Grande Valley, and other rural areas serving American Indian populations.
Inspires young people to become science and technology leaders by engaging them in exciting mentor-based robotics programs that build technology skills, inspire innovation and foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication and leadership.
Our partnership supports robotics teams in low-income schools in select states.