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NMEF Grants Recognize Efforts to put students at the center of learning

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Thirteen schools and organizations have been selected as recipients of the Nellie Mae Education Foundation’s Opportunity Fund awards. The awards recognize the work of organizations and schools across New England that promote student-centered learning and test or expand upon any one of the Foundation’s strategic change components: model development, policy change, and public understanding and demand. The schools and organizations have each received grants of up to $75,000 for a period of up to three years.

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RUBY IRISH JOINS THE NELLIE MAE EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

The Nellie Mae Education Foundation (NMEF) has hired Ruby Irish as the Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Programs.  NMEF is the largest philanthropy in New England devoted exclusively to education.

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JOBS FOR THE FUTURE RECEIVES RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT GRANT FROM NELLIE MAE EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Thursday, October 21, 2010

As part of its new strategic focus, the Nellie Mae Education Foundation has awarded a $700,000 grant to Jobs for the Future (JFF) to play a key role in building an emerging knowledge base on student-centered learning. The Foundation supports student-centered learning as an avenue to dramatically increase the educational achievement and attainment of all secondary students.

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