Partners - k12

Tools of the Mind

Partner since 2017


Tools of the Mind is a research-based pre-K and Kindergarten program that combined teacher professional development with curriculum supporting development of cognitive, social-emotional, and self-regulatory skills that underpin academic success.


Our partnership supports the development and testing of a digital, interactive, individualized reading curriculum, designed to support self-regulated learning and address challenges in the teaching of reading.

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. 


Uncommon Schools

Partner 2010-2015


Launches and manages outstanding urban charter public schools that close the achievement gap and prepare low-income students to graduate from college.


Our partnership supports expansion of a network of high-performing charter schools in New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts. 

University of Washington College of Education - U-ACT

Partner 2014-2015


Elevates the field of education through prestigious programs from undergraduate courses, to teacher preparation, leadership preparation, and graduate studies. The UW Accelerated Certification for Teachers (U-ACT) is an alternative pathway for teacher certification that is driven by in situ practice and coaching by expert educators.


Our partnership supports researching the effectiveness of translating U-ACT to other teacher preparation programs.  

Univision Education Week

Partner in 2013


Leverages the power of its network to educate viewers on early childhood education, STEM education, college readiness and other education topics and provide communities with ways to improve education outcomes.


Our partnership supports the Education Week Summit, part of Univision’s ongoing education initiative, “Es el momento” (the moment is now).  


Partner since 2004


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. 

Washington STEM

Partner since 2011


Advances innovation, equity and excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in Washington State by investing in, elevating and sharing breakthrough practices in STEM education.


2011 and 2012 partnership supported Washington STEM’s entrepreneurial and portfolio investments. Our current partnership supports the STEM teacher Professional Development program, a reimagining of professional development for STEM teachers.


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. 


World Science Festival

Partner since 2009


Gathers great minds in science and the arts to produce annual live and digital content that allows a broad general audience to engage with scientific discoveries.


Our partnership supports the event and educational programming.