2006 Community Partners

Focus: Education

Barrio Logan College Institute
Soaring to Success

To provide academic enrichment through activities and support to middle school students with a focus on improved reading and math scores on a computer based program

Elementary Institute of Science
Science & Technology Enrichment Programs

To bridge the gaps and fulfill the educational enrichment needs of children who lack science and technology related educational experiences and resources

High Tech Middle Media Arts
Explorer Elementary: K-8 Collaborative Science Program

For the development of a collaborative science program that gives students in grades K-8, hands-on experience with science projects

International Rescue Committee
First Things First Preschool Project

For an early education program for refugee mothers and their preschool children, designed to enhance the family’s literacy and potential for long-term educational success
The IRC in San Diego

Los Penasquitos Elementary School
Los Penasquitos Academy Program

To help extend the school year by three weeks and include an additional hour of reading and science each day for 150 students in an elementary school where underprivileged children are encouraged to prepare for college

San Diego Science Alliance
PISCES, BE WiSE, and Robotics Projects

The goals for PISCES were: to reach additional classrooms with expanded scientific expertise and to conduct evaluation measures. The goals for BE WISE were: to expand the existing program including parent workshops. The goals for Robotics were to provide professional development programs for middle school teachers and their students with the Botball program and competition