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  • Focusing on Early Grade Success in Arizona

    March 22, 2016

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    Author: Dr. Karen Ortiz, Vice President and Program Director, Early Grade Success

    March 22, 2016

    In laying the foundation for success in school and beyond, the ages between birth to eight are the most critical in a child's development. Research indicates that children exposed to quality early … Read More

  • [Video] Ready Now Yuma - Promoting a College Going Culture in Arizona

    March 10, 2016

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    March 10, 2016

    Click below to view a short video about Ready Now Yuma and learn more about how Helios and Yuma Union High School District are working together toward college and career readiness for all Yuma … Read More

  • Former Helios TGen Scholar Exploring New Treatments for Cancer

    March 10, 2016

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    March 10, 2016

    Each year, 45 future scientists participate in one of the nation’s most advanced summer internship programs at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen).  Each intern spends eight weeks … Read More

  • Dual Language Programs: Paving the Way for Student Success

    February 25, 2016

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    February 25, 2016

    As research continues to show, individuals who speak more than one language have higher level executive function skills including problem-solving and abstract thinking.  Having the ability to speak … Read More

  • Arizona Education Progress Meter

    February 3, 2016

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    February 3, 2016

    Recently, Expect More Arizona and the Center for the Future of Arizona launched the Arizona Education Progress Meter which represents key milestones on the path to improving educational opportunities … Read More

  • A First Step Toward Creating Equitable Funding for Education in Arizona

    February 1, 2016

    Author: Paul J. Luna, President and CEO

    February 1, 2016

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

  • Making Progress Toward College and Career Readiness for All Yuma Students

    January 21, 2016

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    January 21, 2016

    With the increasing demands on the 21st-century workforce, all students should graduate from high school prepared for college and career success. However, improving the skills students need is a … Read More

  • Florida State Board of Education Sets State Assessment Scores

    January 13, 2016

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    January 13, 2016

    Every student, regardless of zip code, deserves a high-quality education. The challenge lies in what exactly meets the standard of “high-quality”.

    Florida’s state Board of Education recently set … Read More

  • Honoring High Achievers

    December 10, 2015

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    December 10, 2015

    Recently, Arizona State University (ASU) and Helios Education Foundation recognized high achieving high school students at a special event hosted by ASU’s Barrett Honors College.  Called Helios High … Read More

  • Bilingualism is Instrumental to Workforce Success

    November 16, 2015

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    November 16, 2015

    Over the past eight years, Helios Education Foundation has made numerous investments in the area of early learning in both Florida and Arizona. These investments have focused on teacher quality, high … Read More

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