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  • Arizona Third Graders Are “Reading to the Final Four”

    January 26, 2017

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    January 26, 2017

    Basketball fever has descended on Arizona.  The 2017 Final Four tournament will be hosted by the NCAA and Arizona State University on March 31 – April 3.  To start the celebration,  Governor Ducey, … Read More

  • Be The One. Be A Mentor.

    January 25, 2017

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    Author: Jillian Hasner, President and CEO, Take Stock In Children

    January 25, 2017

    If someone were to ask me as President and CEO of Take Stock in Children what is it about our program that has had the most impact on our students?  The answer is easy.Our mentors. As a scholarship … Read More

  • College Football National Championship A Success On And Off The Field

    January 11, 2017

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    January 11, 2017

    Tigers, Tide and Tampa Bay…oh my! 

       

    The momentum that engulfed Tampa Bay for both the Clemson Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide could only be eclipsed by the impact the College Football … Read More

  • Move On When Reading: Implementation of a Third Grade Retention Policy in Arizona

    January 5, 2017

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    January 5, 2017

    At Helios Education Foundation, we believe that the early grades are critical to a child’s future academic success. We believe that strengthening early childhood systems to promote language … Read More

  • Mentoring - A Critical Component for Postsecondary Success

    January 2, 2017

    Author: Karla Robles, Chief Strategy Officer, Be A Leader Foundation

    January 2, 2017

    January is national mentoring month and many of Helios' partners provide critical mentoring services to help students on the path toward college and career readiness.  Be A Leader is one of those … Read More

  • Education is the Foundation of our Economic Future

    December 20, 2016

    Author: Paul J. Luna, Helios Education Foundation

    December 20, 2016

    This article originally ran on The Renewal Project Blog.  

    Helios Education Foundation was formed in 2004 with the sole mission of creating opportunities for every individual in Arizona and Florida … Read More

  • Arizona’s Path to Prosperity: Next Steps after Prop. 123

    December 1, 2016

    Author: Janice Palmer, Vice President and Director of Policy, Helios Education Foundation

    December 1, 2016

    We know that the long-term prosperity of Arizona and its residents depends on a quality education system that effectively prepares its students with the critical thinking and life skills for success … Read More

  • Make Better Informed Career Decisions with Future Plans

    December 1, 2016

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    Author: Dr. Paul Perrault and Michelle Boehm

    December 1, 2016

    High school guidance counseling has become more challenging than ever.  With growing numbers of students and multifaceted jobs, high school guidance counselors have become overstretched with less … Read More

  • Increasing Degree Completion by Giving Credit When It’s Due

    November 17, 2016

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    November 17, 2016

    The enthusiasm that Samantha Franks has to serve others is evident by the way she describes her internship at Heartland for Children in Bartow, Florida. Franks is driven to serve others, ensuring … Read More

  • College Football Playoff Foundation Benefits Local Classrooms

    November 14, 2016

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    November 14, 2016

    On the competitive football field, every yard counts. Off the field, equally as valuable are the extra yards the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation is willing to go for education.

    The College … Read More

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