Dr. Nicholas Wahl to lead a session at the National ESEA Network Conference

Feb 10, 2021 – Dr. Nick Wahl of Equal Opportunity Schools, along with Rick Messer, San Juan Unified School District and Kristin Ingold, Pasco County Schools, will be presenting Effective Leadership: Shifting Adult Mind-Set and the use of Data to Drive Decisions at the National ESEA Network Conference. The session is Wednesday Feb 10 between 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. EST. Zoom Room: Lecture 5.

Dolores Caamano to lead a Session at TASA Midwinter Conference

Jan 27, 2021 – Dolores Caamano of Equal Opportunity Schools, along with Dr. Thomas E. RandleKaye Williams and Julie McCain of Lamar Consolidated Independent School District, will be presenting Leveraging Technology to Address Social Justice and Equity for Underrepresented Students at the TASA Midwinter Conference: Leaders Cultivating Leaders. The session is Wednesday Jan 27 between 10:00 am to 10:45 am. Zoom Room: TBD.

Students provide support as CHS expands AP programs

Centerville High School students are seeing more opportunities for Advanced Placement (AP) courses as administrators and teachers work to expand course offerings in an effort to match students’ interests in high-level content.

In 2019, the district began a partnership with Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS), whose mission is to ensure students of color and low-income students have equitable access to academically intense high school programs. CHS and EOS surveyed students and teachers about a wide variety of topics, including future goals, current interests, perceived academic strengths, possible barriers to learning, and trusted adults on staff.

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New Profit Will Invest $1 Million in Equal Opportunity Schools

Seattle, WA – January 12, 2020 – New Profit, a national venture philanthropy organization, announced that it will support Equal Opportunity Schools with $1 million in unrestricted funding and additional strategic support to help CEO Byron V. Garrett and his team expand the organization’s impact.

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EOS is a recipient of Microsoft Corp.’s Nonprofit Tech Acceleration program for Black and African American communities

Seattle, WA – December 15, 2020 – Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS) today announced it is a recipient of Microsoft Corp.’s Nonprofit Tech Acceleration (NTA) program for Black and African American communities. The Seattle-based nonprofit is one of the organizations selected for support of its digital transformation initiatives. In partnership with more than 600 schools nationwide, EOS helps ensure that students of color and low-income students have equitable access to rigorous high school programming to be poised for success after graduation.

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