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.
The National Coalition of Girls' Schools (NCGS) is a leading advocate for girls' education with a distinct commitment to the transformative power of all girls' schools. The Coalition acts at the forefront of educational thought, collaborating and connecting globally with individuals, schools, and organizations dedicated to empowering girls to be influential contributors to the world.
The vision of the National Girls Collaborative Project is to bring together organizations throughout the United States that are committed to informing and encouraging girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
New York On Tech (NYOT) is on a mission to prepare the next generation of technology leaders emerging from New York City. We are committed to developing, mentoring and providing support to low-opportunity students interested in the field of technology.
The Online School for Girls is both the first single-gender online school and the first independent online school in the world. The School is a consortium effort of over seventy of the best nationally and internationally known schools. Our schools share a commitment to girls’ education and have proven expertise in creating school environments for girls that, according to research, have resulted in higher academic achievement and self-confidence.
Project Lead The Way (PLTW) is the nation's leading provider of rigorous and innovative Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programs. PLTW's comprehensive curriculum is collaboratively designed by PLTW teachers, university educators, engineering and biomedical professionals and school administrators to promote critical thinking, creativity, innovation and real-world problem solving skills in students. The hands-on, project-based courses engage students on multiple levels, expose them to areas of study that they typically do not pursue, and provide them with a foundation and proven path to college and career success.
Science Club for Girls (SCFG) strives to provide the very best in girls-specific programming, by connecting girls in K-12 grades, especially those from underrepresented groups, with female mentor-scientists through free science and engineering programs in a fun, nurturing, interactive environment. Our leadership program for teenage girls gives them the opportunity to be role models, teach young children science, learn life skills, conduct outreach, and explore careers in science and technology.
SciGirls is a weekly television series and educational outreach program for elementary and middle-school children based on proven best practices for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education for girls. Launched in February 2011 and produced by Twin Cities Public Television, the episodes are broadcast on most PBS stations. SciGirls is designed to encourage girls to pursue STEM careers, in response to the low numbers of women in many scientific careers.
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is a non-profit educational and service organization that gives women the tools they need to succeed and advance in the field of engineering, and to be recognized for their contributions as engineers and leaders. SWE provides an array of training and development programs, networking opportunities, scholarships, and outreach and advocacy activities that help make engineering a desirable career choice for women.
Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates and professionals who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong leaders in the effort to expand educational opportunity. The mission is to build the movement to eliminate educational inequity by enlisting our nation’s most promising future leaders in the effort. They currently place teachers in 43 regions and 31 states across the country.