Project Tomorrow Overview
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Target demographics: Primary audience: K-12 students in public and private schools nationwide
Secondary audience: Parents, teachers and administrators that support the educational opportunities for K-12 students
Direct beneficiaries per year: 375,000 K-12 students
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: 1. Contact your local schools and encourage them to participate in the annual Speak Up National Research Project. You can share with them how to participate, the value of listening to stakeholders and the benefits of participating. Learn more: http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/speak_up_faq.html
2. Host a group of high school students at your company who want to learn more about jobs and careers in the STEM fields. Learn more: http://www.tomorrow.org/programs/teach2learn.html
3.Tweet and blog about Project Tomorrow and our programs.
Programs: Speak Up National Research Project ** YouthTEACH2Learn Career Exploration Program **
Innovation in Education Awards for STEM Excellence **
Innovators' Road Trips for STEM Career Exploration **
Youth Leadership Summit in Math and Science **
**5,700 schools and 1,215 districts used their Speak Up data to inform local educational programs, policies and funding
**Federal agencies and state departments of education throughout the country used Speak Up data to inform their K12 education programs, policies and funding.
** 2296 elementary students were engaged and motivated to learn science and math as a result of the YouthTEACH2Learn program in the 2009/10 school year.
** 61% of our YouthTEACH2Learn high school student participants were more interesting in a career in teaching as a result of this program.