District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) – Formal partnership that provides space in DCPS buildings and access to student academic data. The Learning Tree is a vetted after school and summer provider that has worked in partnership with DCPS since 2008 to provide quality out of school time programs for DCPS students.
Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) – Formal partnership and funding to provide quality after school and summer programming for TANF eligible students who attend DCPS.
Junior Achievement – Junior Achievement inspires and prepares young people to succeed in a global economy. Provides a volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs that foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students to dream big and reach their potential.
District of Columbia Department of Health (DOH) - Provides certified instructors to deliver lessons related to personal health and hygiene; as well as safety, violence and rape prevention with age appropriate lessons specifically designed for the developmental needs of each grade level.
DC Water – Provides certified instructors to provide lessons for grades k- 12 about water use, conservation and treatment process in the DC Metro area.
NBA Math Hoops - A fast-paced basketball board game and mobile app that allows students to learn fundamental math skills through direct engagement with the real statistics of their favorite NBA and WNBA players. The NBA Math Hoops curriculum is tied to Common Core State Standards and 21st Century Learning Skills, and it has been shown to improve students’ basic math skills and understanding of statistics, in addition to their interpersonal skills, driving them to collaborate more effectively with their peers.
With an appreciation and understanding of math, students will become passionate, self-directed learners, and they will have the capacity to control their personal and educational narratives. They will have a better chance of graduating from high school, attending college, and ultimately pursuing meaningful careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.