K-12 Alliance Members

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Khan Academy

Khan Academy

A free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Khan Academy is a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. All of the site's resources are available to anyone. It doesn't matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology. Khan Academy's materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge.
  • Pamela Fox
KISS Institute for Practical Robotics

KISS Institute for Practical Robotics

KISS Institute is a not-for-profit organization that uses educational robotics programs to actively engage students in science, technology, engineering, math, and project management. KISS Institute strives to improve the public's understanding of science, technology, engineering, and math, develop the skills, character, and aspirations of students; and contribute to the enrichment of our school systems, communities, and the nation.

  • Steve Goodgame

Level Playing Field Institute

Founded in 2001, the Level Playing Field Institute’s mission is to eliminate the barriers faced by underrepresented people of color in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and foster their untapped talent for the advancement of our nation. To improve access and opportunity for underrepresented students of color in STEM, LPFI executes the following programs: SMASH: Summer Math & Science Honors Academy, Saturday Math & Science Honors Prep, Research & Evaluation, Computer Science Initiatives.

  • Alexis Martin

Maker Education Initiative

Maker Ed provides training, community of support and resources to educators  so that they have what they need to create learning experiences that engage and motivate students. Maker education is an interactive, open-ended approach to learning that allows students of all abilities to develop diverse skills, knowledge, and ways of thinking.

Our programs, such as our Maker VISTA (Americorps) program, focus on underserved and unrepresented communities.

  • Trey Lathe
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Microsoft

Microsoft has been supporting NCWIT's work since 2004 and is an active Strategic Partner. Microsoft and Microsoft Research have supported many initiatives to increase women's participation in technology across the K-12 education pipeline and into the IT workforce. Its programmatic support includes the Academic Alliance Seed Fund and the Aspirations in Computing program.

MOUSE

MOUSE

MOUSE is an innovative youth development organization that empowers underserved students to provide technology support and leadership in their schools, supporting their academic and career success. The MOUSE Squad program trains students to become digital media and technology experts in their schools, improving the use of technology to enhance learning, while also building confidence and developing skills for 21st century innovation. MOUSE connects students around shared interests as a national network of youth technology leaders.

  • Daniel Rabuzzi, Susan Schwartz
My College Options

My College Options

My College Options is the nation's largest college planning program, operated by the National Research Center for College & University Admissions (NRCCUA).  This free, online community offers assistance to students, parents, educators and counselors nationwide in exploring a wide range of post-secondary opportunities, with special emphasis on the college search process.

National Academy Foundation (NAF)

National Academy Foundation (NAF)

The mission of the National Academy Foundation (NAF) is to sustain a national network of career academies to support the development of America's youth toward personal and professional success in high school, in higher education, and throughout their careers.

  • Brenda Barry

National Academy of Engineering

Founded in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. The mission of the National Academy of Engineering is to advance the well-being of the nation by promoting a vibrant engineering profession and by marshalling the expertise and insights of eminent engineers to provide independent advice to the federal government on matters involving engineering and technology.

  • Simil Raghavan
National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE)

National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE)

The National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE) is a consortium of state and local agencies, corporations, and national organizations that collaborate to create equitable and diverse classrooms and workplaces where there are no barriers to opportunities. NAPE promotes programs and policies that reduce barriers commonly found in education and workforce development systems. NAPE provides members with a network of information, resources and technical assistance. NAPE promises resources to support education equity at the state and local level.

  • Mimi Lufkin, Claudia Morrell

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