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  • Florida Legislature Negotiates Education Budget

    April 26, 2017

    Author: Natalie King, Vice President and COO, RSA Consulting

    April 26, 2017

    Through Helios’ Florida Regional Student Success Initiative, the Foundation is working to ensure low-income, minority and first-generation students succeed across the education continuum and achieve … Read More

  • This Missing Piece May Be Arizona’s Key to the Higher Education Access and Attainment Puzzle

    April 19, 2017

    Author: Rich Nickel, President and CEO, College Success Arizona

    April 19, 2017

    Increased postsecondary attainment will shape the future of Arizona.The massive economic and social benefits of increasing postsecondary access and attainment will substantially enhance the state’s … Read More

  • Success in Career and Life Starts in the Early Grades

    April 18, 2017

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    April 18, 2017

    Helios Education Foundation is dedicated to creating opportunities for individuals inArizona and Florida to succeed in postsecondary education. As a result, we strategically partner to ensure more … Read More

  • Partnering for Education Success

    April 14, 2017

    Author: Paul J. Luna, President and CEO

    April 14, 2017

    At Helios Education Foundation, we believe that partnership and collaboration are essential in ensuring that more students have the opportunity to succeed in postsecondary education.  Collaboration … Read More

  • Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Success

    April 12, 2017

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    April 12, 2017

    Currently in Arizona, only 42 percent of Arizonans have a postsecondary degree.  However, we know that by the year 2020, 68 percent of the jobs will require some form of postsecondary degree, license … Read More

  • The Degree He Didn't Know He Earned

    April 5, 2017

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    April 5, 2017

    A student attending a Maricopa community college earned a large number of business course credits and intended to transfer to a business school to earn a four-year degree. But the student, Habib, had … Read More

  • Is Florida Ready To Tackle The Jobs Of The Future?

    April 3, 2017

    Author: Charles Hokanson, Senior Vice President and Chief Policy Officer

    April 3, 2017

    In 1994, the Florida Chamber Foundation released No More Excuses: What Businesses Must Do to Help Improve Florida’s Schools, which showed that assessment, accountability and improving student … Read More

  • SEED School Miami Helps Students Overcome Adversity

    March 28, 2017

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    March 28, 2017

    How do you overcome adversity when you know nothing else? Overcoming adversity is a challenge numerous students face in order to complete a college degree. Often the degrees of adversity are as … Read More

  • Challenge Grant Successful in Incentivizing Growth of Local College Access Networks

    March 23, 2017

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    March 23, 2017

    As research from Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce confirms, over 65 percent of Florida’s jobs will require a postsecondary degree by the year 2020. Florida is experiencing … Read More

  • Preparing Students for Postsecondary Opportunities: How Helios Education Foundation is Using Technology in Support of Guidance Counselors

    March 21, 2017

    Author: Dr. Paul Perrault, Vice President and Director of Research and Evaluation and Michelle Boehm, Research and Evaluation Analyst

    March 21, 2017

    High school guidance counselors have an enormous impact on the lives of students each and every day.  From ensuring that students have the correct courses to graduate, to advising them on college and … Read More

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