The Education Foundation for California Schools supports and recognizes the instrumental role educators play in fostering innovation and creativity in their classrooms.
“I feel called to be a Jesuit educator. This is work I’ve wanted to be part of since I was in school and realized I wanted to be a teacher,” says Chris Alling, who became Jesuit High School of Sacramento’s president this past July.
The Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) plays a leadership role in delivering quality education to the students in Sacramento County. SCOE directly educates more than 30,000 youth and adults, including thousands of district educators through training sessions and workshops each year.
The Foundation for California Community Colleges (FoundationCCC), the nonprofit partner to the California Community Colleges, serves the nation’s largest and most diverse system of higher education as an innovation hub and intermediary for transformative change at scale.
Aspire Public Schools is celebrating 25 years of offering high-quality TK-12 education to communities throughout California.
Carissa Ramirez was less than six months out of college when she realized she would never reach her goals of owning a home, starting a family and attaining financial stability if she continued a career in her chosen field.
As a newly elected member of the Elk Grove Unified School District — one of the largest in the state — a partner in a law firm representing high-tech companies and a molder of young legal minds as a professor, it’s important for Michael Vargas to give back to the community.
When it comes to navigating life and work, 916 Ink’s Jade Rodgers is a firm believer in “ubuntu,” an African word meaning “my humanity is tied to yours.” “Our experience in this life is interconnected,” she says.
Phillip Hon, executive director of Unbound Stockton, left
the sea breezes of Hawaii behind to pursue a dream. In 2013, the
nonprofit Teach for America offered him the opportunity to work
at Iroquois Point Elementary School in Oahu, where he served as
vice principal and on the National Advisory Board of the
Collective, Teach For America’s national association for alumni