Education

Jul 3, 2017

An Integrated Approach to Social Change

The Omega Institute was born out of the belief that if you if you work on yourself, if you become a kinder, more compassionate person, the world will become a better place. Now in its 40th year, almost 1 million people have participated in Omega’s workshops, conferences and retreats that are designed to inspire personal and social change.

Jul 3, 2017

LEADing the Way for a New Model of Sustainability

By becoming leaner in its operations, more selective and engaged in its recruiting practices, more strategic in fundraising and development strategies, and more intentional in research and development, Shaw University’s renaissance has been nothing less than transformational.

Jul 3, 2017

Using New Media to Educate on Traditional Practices

BimBam, sometimes referred to as the "Schoolhouse Rock for Jews," has embraced new media to reach its target audience. Learn about how the organization finds inventive ways to educate on traditional Judaic practices.

Jul 3, 2017

Showing Up: A Community Who Cares

While Read and Feed provides meals and tutoring to Kindergarten and elementary school children, it is so much more than a literacy program.

Jul 3, 2017

Digital Storytelling: Elevating Youth as Agents of Change

Through the use of local technology and media arts, Footage Foundation supports young people so that their experiences are communicated, their voices are amplified, and their solutions are acted upon to inspire sustainable transformation.

Jul 3, 2017

Maureen Joy Charter School: Finding Success Through a Community of Support

Maureen Joy Charter School in Durham is one of the oldest charter schools in North Carolina. The organization has sustained due to the collaborative work of its teachers, staff, board, families and, of course, the hard work of their students.

Jul 3, 2017

Leveraging One’s Platform for Good

A good leader allows others to take ownership over the things around them. Just as he does on the field, Rashad Jennings integrates this belief into the work of the Rashad Jennings Foundation, with programs focus on literacy, mentorship, health and fitness for elementary through high school students.

Jul 3, 2017

5 Lessons in Values Based Innovation

Despite challenges facing many higher education institutions, Green Mountain College has demonstrated the ability to innovate and strengthen its reputation and financial footings. Here are some of the lessons they’ve learned along the way.

Jul 3, 2017

Supporting Members’ Quality Improvement Efforts

Central to the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships’ work is making sure provides proper support for its members of secondary educators. The organization does so through continual adaptation while promoting quality practices among its members and its own work.

Jul 3, 2017

Exploris School: Success Through Community-led Learning

Please enjoy this feature from our archives published May 2015. By bringing the community into the school, Exploris Elementary is able to provide expanded learning opportunities for students and strengthen the bond between school and community.