Project Tomorrow

Rating: 4.83 stars   6 reviews

Issues: Arts & Culture, Technology, Education

Location: 15707 Rockfield Blvd Suite 250 Irvine CA 92618 USA

Mission: Founded in 1996, Project Tomorrow's mission is to support innovative, research-based uses of science, math and technology resources to develop critical thinking, problem solving and creativity in students.  Our vision is to prepare today’s students to be tomorrows innovators, leaders and engaged citizens.
Results: **370,000 K-12 students, teachers, parents and administrators shared their ideas on 21st century education through the Speak Up 2009 surveys to improve teaching and learning. **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.
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
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 **
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EIN 95-4581958
949 609-2660
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Rating: 5 stars  

Project Tomorrowis that rare organization that not only develops critical thinking, problem solving and creativity in students, but then gets feedback from the students as to the effe ctiveness of the program. They do a great job of preparing students to be the innovators and leaders and of the future. If your focus is science, math or technology, Project Tomorrow can make a difference in your school district.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

This organization has the most mature feedback program of any educational organization. Their Speak Up results are reviewed all the way up to the congressional level. I have seen how the feedback helped shape follow-on programs.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The innovation and the desire to get direct feedback

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Very professional and very committed

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

help all schools add the creative, discovery-based programs that we need to be competitive in today's economy

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-9-01

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