What we do

Postsecondary attainment, be it workforce credential, two-year or four-year degree, means higher lifetime earnings, lower jobless rates, a competitive edge in the global marketplace and is also linked to improved health outcomes, community vitality, and prevention of criminal justice involvement.

SUPPORTING STRATEGIES

STRATEGY 2:

Ensure learning environments are supportive, safe, culturally competent, and free from systemic racism and implicit bias.

STRATEGY 3:

Provide equitable navigation, enrollment, and completion supports to postsecondary students.

STRATEGY 4:

Provide equitable, high-quality, rigorous learning experiences from cradle to career.

STRATEGY 5:

Ensure every student has high-quality, culturally representative teachers and leaders from birth to career.

STRATEGY 6:

Activate employers and communities to advance policies and supports that remove roadblocks for students and reduce stress on families.

STRATEGY 7:

Align public and nonprofit sectors to the whole-child needs of children and youth

initiatives

Skill Up

The Regions Foundation, Chattanooga Chamber, Chattanooga State and United Way partnered to expand Skill Up, an earn-while-you-learn workforce training program deployed in high-poverty neighborhoods.

Project Inspire Expansion

Project Inspire is a Public Education Foundation unique teacher preparation initiative that uses a residency model to prepare teachers to thrive in schools across Hamilton County. In 2021, Project Inspire won funding from the National Center for Teacher Residencies to expand upon its track record of recruiting and preparing “diverse and talented” teachers for Hamilton County Schools. Click here to read more.

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