LEWWWP is a virtual (online) global educational and cross-cultural organization dedicated to providing a highly interactive English language learning, practicing and teaching experience for its 675+ members age 17 and above. Using http://englishworldwide.ning.com as a portal, LEWWWP members learn, practice, and teach English.
Teen Tech Girls is all about empowering girls to imagine and achieve their future dreams in our tech-savvy world. One very important way to empower girls is by showing them the power of computing and inspiring them to share their vision with the globally connected community.
What’s the problem?
- The ratio of women studying computer science in college is less than 20% (US stat).
- Stereotypical images about computer science, like it’s boring, hard, anti-social and irrelevant, persist.
Piedmont Council for the Arts (PCA) plays a vital role in Charlottesville, Albemarle, and surrounding counties by supporting the local artists, arts organizations, and audiences that help make our community so vibrant.
Our Mission: With a unique emphasis on mind, hands, and heart, Miller School of Albemarle prepares young women and men for success in college and life. Distinguished by a rigorous and supportive program, talented faculty and staff, meaningful leadership opportunities, and small classroom settings, our congenial community builds responsible citizens, insightful thinkers, and compassionate individuals.
Funding for educational programs in Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville.
Class schoolarships for Virginia schools to visit and tour Monticello, travel costs included.
Grants to nonprofits mobilizing the disenfranchised and using community organizing to bring about systemic change leading to a more just society.
Founded in 2009, City Schoolyard Garden cultivates academic achievement, health, environmental stewardship and community engagement through garden-based experiential learning in Charlottesville City Schools. Harnessing students' innate curiosity and the garden's natural fit as a classroom, CSG develops lesson plans and curricula that enhance students' academic experience while exposing them to the joys of gardening, the rewards of healthy eating, and the delight of spending time outdoors.
Funding for organizations promoting education, environmental stewardship, community vitality, and human needs.
The NSTA invites middle and high school science teachers (grades 6-12) to illustrate replicable approaches to science lab instruction utilizing limited school and laboratory resources. More than $90,000 in lab makeover prizes will be awarded to the eighteen winning schools.