Celebrating 10 Years of Impact
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Building and Connecting Education Systems.
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Early Grade Success
Strengthening Early Childhood Education Systems. Read more »
College and Career Readiness
Preparing Students for College and Career. Read more »
Increasing Postsecondary Success. Read more »
Community Conversation: Latino Student Success
Arizona education leaders met recently to discuss ways to increase the preparedness of the state’s Latino population – currently the fastest growing segment of our population. The event was sponsored by Helios Education Foundation and Raza Development Fund with support from Chicanos Por La Causa, Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Alfredo Guterriez, author of To Sin Against Hope.
Helios Education Foundation Supports UA College of Education and Amphitheater School District Math Project
The Helios Education Foundation has awarded a $49,926 grant to Improving Fifth Grade Students' Understanding of Rational Numbers, a project instituted by the University of Arizona College of Education.
Waiting for Superman To Open in Select Theaters around the Country
The statistics are staggering: among 30 developed countries, the U.S. is ranked 25th in math and 21st in science. Literacy is the number-one predictor of a child's ability to succeed in school. In fact, the majority of kids who read below grade level in first grade will most likely still read below grade level in the fourth grade and may never catch up. Now, a new documentary film dares to shed light on the country’s educational system and hopes to spark a social action wave aimed at ensuring a quality educational system for every student in the country.
New Partnership to Serve Students in Urban Phoenix
A new partnership with Helios Education Foundation is allowing New Schools For Phoenix to continue its mission to transform urban education in Phoenix and dramatically change outcomes for low-income students.
Helios Education Foundation Announces Election of Mr. Vada O. Manager to Its Board of Directors
Helios Education Foundation recently announced the expansion of its Board of Directors with the election of Vada O. Manager, an internationally-recognized global business and brand strategist. With the addition of Mr. Manager, the Foundation’s Board of Directors now consists of 10 members who each possess a strong passion for education and the visionary belief that every individual in Arizona and Florida should have the opportunity to pursue and complete a postsecondary education.
Our Mission - Enriching the lives of Individuals in Arizona and Florida by creating opportunities for success in postsecondary education.