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  • Achieve60AZ is Arizona's Greatest Opportunity

    March 22, 2019

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    March 22, 2019

    Recently, Achieve60AZ released its first State of Attainment report.  The report provides an overview of where we stand as a state in regards to our postsecondary attainment and outlines what we … Read More

  • Take Part in the FAFSA Challenge: Deadline March 31

    March 22, 2019

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    March 22, 2019

    One of the most intimidating aspects of completing a postsecondary degree is financial. 

    Too often students with high potential but low means shy away from pursuing a degree based on the assumption … Read More

  • Promoting Degree Attainment Among Former Foster Youth

    March 4, 2019

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    March 4, 2019

    Helios Education Foundation's mission is to enrich the lives of individuals in both Arizona and Florida by creating opportunities for success in postsecondary education. Ensuring students not only … Read More

  • Measuring Our Progress

    February 22, 2019

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    February 22, 2019

    Did you know that only 37 percent of third grade students in Phoenix charter and traditional schools combined are proficient in reading while 62 percent of Gilbert’s third graders are proficient?  … Read More

  • A College Journey Built on Mentorship

    January 25, 2019

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    January 25, 2019

    January is National Mentoring Month, a nationwide campaign to honor the life-long impact committed mentors have on students and promote mentoring nationwide.  

    Helios Education Foundation is proud … Read More

  • College and Career Readiness in Arizona

    January 23, 2019

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    Author: Michelle Boehm, Analytics and Evaluation Director

    January 23, 2019

    As part of Helios Education Foundation’s College Knowing & Going initiative and the College Readiness Pilot program conducted by the Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education, over 44,000 … Read More

  • President's Message

    January 22, 2019

    Author: Paul J. Luna, Helios Education Foundation

    January 22, 2019

    As 2019 is off to a strong start, I am looking forward to new opportunities to engage in the community and create partnerships that will strengthen education in both Arizona and Florida.  In Arizona, … Read More

  • Mentorship Matters. Give, Receive, and Give Again

    January 4, 2019

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    Author: Paul J. Luna, President and CEO

    January 4, 2019

    Although the holiday season has ended and we have turned the page on another year, our opportunity to give goes on. 

    January is National Mentoring Month, a time on the calendar to honor the life- … Read More

  • SEED School Miami Students Show Gains In Reading

    December 20, 2018

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    December 20, 2018

    Helios Education Foundation believes that every student, regardless of zip code, deserves a high-quality education. In 2014, Helios Education Foundation forged a partnership with SEED School Miami … Read More

  • A Listening Tour that Spoke Volumes

    November 27, 2018

    Author: Philip Poekert, PhD, Director of the University of Florida Lastinger Center for Learning

    November 27, 2018

      As a responsive innovation center dedicated to working in community with others to create equitable education systems, it is imperative to understand the needs and realities of those we seek to … Read More

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