Black Couple Wins $1.2 M Grant to Reimagine STEM Education

 Steve and Sheila Conner, founders of Heph Foundation
-A +A
0

Photo: PRNewswire

OAK PARK, Ill., Nov. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The HEPH Foundation, an education-focused foundation, is proud to announce that it has been awarded a $1.2 Million grant to support its commitment to learners. The grant is provided by the How We Learn Fund, a fund administered by the Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation.

"We are excited to receive support for our mission to prepare learners for the future of work," said HEPH Foundation founder Steven Conner. "Our work helps children quantum leap beyond their fears of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) to find pathways to the future." He continues: "This support is essential in helping us continue our work to advance appreciation, acceptance, and excitement around the importance of STEM."

HEPH Foundation helps diverse students embrace STEM-related study. Students are provided access to tools and new ways of learning that enhance current educational practices.

With a robust and sustainable organizational infrastructure coupled with a comprehensive proprietary curricula and program offerings, the HEPH Foundation will use the funding to successfully implement a STEM/STEAM learning initiative for America's students starting with the Chicagoland area, delivering on national educational standards, cultivating lifelong love of learning, and building collaborations with parents and teachers to problem-solve, build trust and evolve the educational landscape to benefit every learner.

SOURCE: Heph Ed
www.HEPHfoundation.org.
www.howwelearngroup.org
www.oprfcf.org

Also Check Out...

the 1488s, a violent, prison-based Neo-Nazi gang
Alaska: Five White Supremacists
New head coach Ansu Keita has called for patience as he seeks to help Liberia qualify for its first Africa Cup of Nations
Soccer: New Liberia Coach Calls
Bronze Goddess Beauty is a go-to spa for women in Sacramento and nearby areas
This Black-Owned Spa Created With
26 Million People in All 50 States Applied or Were Automatically Eligible for One-Time Student Debt Relief
26 Million, In 50 States, Eligible
Ethical Society of Police is proud to support Senate Bill 78. Returning the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department
Missouri: ESOP Announces Support
A former Bureau of Prisons (BOP) correctional officer was arrested Wednesday in Oahu, Hawaii,
Prison Guard Arrested For Sexual