2006 Community Partners

Focus: Education


Barrio Logan College Institute
Soaring to Success
$40,000

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
www.blci.org



Elementary Institute of Science
Science & Technology Enrichment Programs
$30,000

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



High Tech Middle Media Arts
Explorer Elementary: K-8 Collaborative Science Program
$50,000

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



International Rescue Committee
First Things First Preschool Project
$25,000

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
$46,000

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
www.powayusd.com/teachers/abayro



San Diego Science Alliance
PISCES, BE WiSE, and Robotics Projects
$41,000

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
www.sdsa.org/pisces/