STEMpower: Empowering STEM-based careers

STEMpower: Empowering STEM-based careers Jackie Adams 2016 Presenter Educating for Tomorrow category Presented in partnership with: Jackie Adams wants to facilitating awareness and educational opportunities to improve the culture for all people pursuing STEM-based careers. She pitched her vision to launch a scholarship competition a Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) to raise awareness about the…

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Passion Grants

Passion Grants KC McKenna 2016 Presenter Educating for Tomorrow category Presented in partnership with: KC McKenna wants to motivate young people to discover what fires them up! He pitched his Passion Grant Explorers program that pairs youth with expert mentors and essential funding to engage them in experiences that will shape their futures at Accelerate 2016….

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KinderKits

Families Building Future Leaders Ben Colas 2016 Winner Educating for Tomorrow category Presented in partnership with: November 2018 Since February 2016, Ben has empowered more than 6,000 families to prepare their children for school. This year, Bedford City School District purchased KinderKits for all of their “incoming scholars,” and Ben partnered with an organization out…

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Therapals: Pay it Forward Approach to Learning

Therapals: Pay it Forward Approach to Learning Mollie Verdier 2015 Finalist Educating for Tomorrow category TheraPals is an online therapeutic approach, created by Mollie Verdier, to using video modeling for children with special needs and it provides a social platform to promote friendship, practice social skills and encourage Peer to Peer learning and teaching with…

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Flight Club

Flight Club Justo Karell & Evan Harris 2015 Presenters Educating for Tomorrow category Justo Karell & Evan Harris pitched their idea for the Flight Club, a program to teach underprivileged youths in Cleveland the basic concepts of flight, mechanics, and engineering at Accelerate 2015. Their concept used simple, yet fun and engaging lessons followed by assisted, hands…

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