Partners

We are proud to partner with the following organizations to recognize and reward progressive educators and to help spread the adoption of their innovative programs and projects. Please read to learn more about them and follow them on Facebook and Twitter to keep up to date on what they're doing to improve education!


#YesWeCode
YesWeCode is a national initiative to help train 100,000 low-opportunity youth to become high-level computer coders. A project of The Dream Corps.
American Society for Engineering Education
Founded in 1893, the American Society for Engineering Education is a nonprofit organization of individuals and institutions committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology.
Association for Career and Technical Education
The Association for Career and Technical Education is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers. It’s their mission to provide educational leadership in developing a competitive workforce.
Code.org
Launched in 2013, Code.org® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science. We believe computer science should be part of core curriculum, alongside other courses such as biology, chemistry or algebra. Code.org increases diversity in computer science by reaching students of all backgrounds where they are — at their skill-level, in their schools, and in ways that inspire them to keep learning.
Computer Science Teachers Association
The Computer Science Teachers Association is a membership organization that supports and promotes the teaching of computer science and other computing disciplines. CSTA provides opportunities for K–12 teachers and students to better understand the computing disciplines and to more successfully prepare themselves to teach and learn. 
Convergence Center for Policy Resolution
Convergence was founded in 2009 to offer an alternative solution for addressing urgent social and policy issues that were bogged down in disagreement and discord. Drawing from decades of experience solving difficult policy issues, Convergence was formed to use dialogue and collaboration to generate breakthrough solutions to important yet intractable problems. And it is working.
Donors Choose
DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need. Public school teachers from every corner of America post classroom project requests on our site, and you can give any amount to the project that most inspires you.
Edutopia
A comprehensive website and online community that increases knowledge, sharing, and adoption of what works in K-12 education. Edutopia emphasizes core strategies: project-based learning, comprehensive assessment, integrated studies, social and emotional learning, educational leadership and teacher development, and technology integration.
Getting Smart
GettingSmart.com is a community of learners and contributors that cover important events, trends, products and publications across K-12, early, postsecondary education and lifelong learning opportunities all centered around learning innovations.
Girls Who Code
Girls Who Code programs work to inspire, educate, and equip girls with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities. Girls Who Code programs are providing unparalleled computer science education to girls nationwide — giving them the hard and soft skills needed to become the technologists of tomorrow. Girls Who Code programs don’t just offer exposure to technology, they train tomorrow’s engineers.
NAF
NAF is a national network of education, business, and community leaders who work together to ensure high school students are college, career, and future ready. NAF's educational design ignites students'  passion for learning and gives businesses the opportunity to shape America's future workforce by transforming the learning environment to include STEM infused industry-specific curricula and work-based learning experiences.
National Girls Collaborative Project
The vision of the National Girls Collaborative Project is to bring together organizations throughout the United States that are committed to informing and encouraging girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This goal is achieved by developing and leveraging a network of educators through local Collaboratives. Each Collaborative is connected to an extensive network of STEM professionals, researchers and practitioners, allowing participants to share resources with and learn from one another.
STEM Education Coalition
The STEM Education Coalition works aggressively to raise awareness in Congress, the Administration, and other organizations about the critical role that STEM education plays in enabling the U.S. to remain the economic and technological leader of the global marketplace of the 21st century. Members of the STEM Coalition believe that our nation must improve the way our students learn science, mathematics, technology and engineering and that the business, education, and STEM communities must work together to achieve this goal.
STEMx
The STEMxT network is a multi-state STEM network developed for states, by states. This grassroots movement provides an accessible platform to share, analyze and disseminate quality STEM education tools to transform education, expand the number of STEM teachers, increase student achievement in STEM and grow tomorrow's innovators. The network is composed of 20+ state STEM networks.
TEALS
TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools) helps high schools build sustainable computer science programs by pairing trained computer science professionals - from across the tech industry - with classroom teachers to team-teach computer science in high schools throughout the US. TEALS volunteers and partner teachers create a ripple effect, impacting the students they teach, and the many students who will study CS in the future.
Washington State LASER
Washington State Leadership and Assistance for Science Education Reform (LASER) is a public/private partnership launched in 1999 using a science education reform model developed by the National Science Resources Center (NSRC). The Washington State LASER partnership is led by the Science and Education Division of Pacific Science Center in Seattle and the Office of Science & Engineering Education at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Pacific Science Center serves as the fiscal agent for the partnership and manages LASER's statewide technical assistance efforts.
Washington STEM
Washington STEM is focused on driving innovation, excellence, and equity in STEM education. Washington STEM works with business, education, and community partners to nurture and scale breakthrough ideas in STEM education, invest in communities to grow networks of STEM professionals and educators, and advocate for important policy changes.