Colleges and universities are partnering with community-based organizations to support students holistically—including their basic needs. We looked at what makes these partnerships successful.
Wenatchee Valley College in Washington state partnered with Education Northwest on a new strategic plan focused on equity and diversity.
Education Northwest created a suite of on-demand online training modules to help Washington state educators support learners experiencing homelessness.
Youth development programs in rural areas often lack high quality professional development opportunities for members of their staff. Ford Family Foundation partnered with us to help.
The diversity of programs makes it difficult to arrive at a single definition of a high school alternative. We took an asset-based approach offering supportive adult relationships, and providing wraparound services.
Education Northwest has helped SkillsUSA build a suite of career readiness and leadership development offerings aligned with best practices in online and blended learning.
An increasing number of U.S. students are multilingual learners, but teachers prepared to serve these students are almost always in short supply. A five-year partnership trains teachers to meet multilingual students' needs.
More than four million U.S. young adults have disengaged from the K–12 education system. We partnered with the Annie E. Casey Foundation to study reengagement programs’ goals and effectiveness.
In spring and summer 2022, the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development (DEED) partnered with Education Northwest to deliver the Alaska Science of Reading Leadership Academy.
Education Northwest partnered with CCBUTI to develop a Tribal curriculum to enable students and educators in South Umpqua to learn about the Tribe, its history, its culture, and its continuing importance in the local community.
Education Northwest partnered with Stone Child College to help them better understand the educational and career outcomes its students, many of whom are members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, experienced after they left the school.
Many college students struggle to afford the full cost of college attendance, which includes tuition and fees as well as food, housing, transportation, access to the internet, and other living expenses.
Beaverton School District has Oregon’s third largest population of multilingual students, including English learners, who bring valuable cultural, linguistic, and individual strengths, assets, and diversity to the classroom.
Career and technical education (CTE) programs help high school students make informed decisions about postsecondary education and careers.
The Colorado Department of Early Childhood partnered with Education Northwest to develop a library of self-paced e-learning courses for early childhood educators.