NEF Adopt-A-School Program

Grant

  • Type: Foundations
  • Category: Not Stated
  • Source: National Education Foundation

Award

  • Award Min: Not Stated
  • Award Max: Not Stated
  • Quantity: Not Stated

Timing

  • Deadline: Nov 30, -0001
  • Funding Available: Not Stated
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Eligibility:
Any school /school district with 35% or more students on F/R lunch

Purpose:
The National Education Foundation (NEF), In Partnership With The State University Of New York (SUNY), Has Launched The Adopt-a-School Program, A Grant Initiative Designed To Bring Science, Technology, Education, And Math (STEM) Learning Resources To Disadvantaged Schools.
The Program Asks Schools To Find Local Businesses To Sponsor Them At An Annual Cost Of $190 Per Employee. In Return, NEF Will Set Up A Virtual Adult Ed Academy To Train The Sponsor's Employees, A STEM+ Academy For Students, And A Parent Academy Focused On IT And Business, All At No Cost To The School.

In Addition To STEM Education, The Student Academy Will Also Feature Tools For English And Language Arts (ELA), Social Studies, SAT And ACT Preparation, IT, And Business Education.

NEF Will Also Provide Free "interactive, Individualized Online Courses Including The Pearson SuccessMaker" For Students In Grades K-8 And NovaNET For Students In Grades 9-12, According To Information Released By The Organization, And SUNY Will Send A Team To The School To Set Up A STEM+ Total System Solution.

Additional Info:
Contact: Ms. Tamara Stephens
K-12 Program Director, NEF
Tel: 703-823-9999
Email: tstephens@nefuniversity.org
Website: www.cyberlearning.org