Ackerley Partner Schools Network
A joint project of the UW College of Education and the Ginger & Barry Ackerley Family Foundation, the Ackerley Partner Schools are high-needs schools in the Pacific Northwest that receive additional support and resources to aid teachers and principals.
Emerging Leaders in Engineering
Emerging Leaders in Engineering recruits talented high school students and enhances the university experience of engineering majors, with scholarships and leadership-building and educational opportunities.
Mathematics Education Project (MEP)
Partners with schools and districts to transform mathematics teaching and learning so all students develop a robust understanding of mathematical concepts and accurate, reliable and efficient strategies.
Through MESA, students of color and girls achieve their full potential in mathematics, engineering and science. MESA students in grades K-12 excel in a supportive, challenging, and fun learning community.
Pacific Northwest Seismic Network
The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network (PNSN) is centered at the UW’s Department of Earth and Space Sciences.
The Parenting Clinic
The Parenting Clinic worked with more than 100 families of children with ADHD, providing extensive evaluation and intervention services with the goal of treating behavioral and learning difficulties and preventing future problems.
Puget Sound Technology Industries
Technology companies in the community that were founded by entrepreneurs with experience at the University of Washington:
- Dr. Software – creates engineering software – Seattle
- EnerG2 – develops ultracapacitors – Seattle
- F5 Networks – develops IT infrastructure – Seattle
- Impinj – develops semiconductor technology – Seattle
- Pavia Systems – web-based training programs for organizations in the asphalt industry – Seattle
Puget Sound Writing Project for Teachers
All PSWP Institutes welcome K-16 teachers who want to deepen their knowledge about the teaching of writing. Teachers will have the opportunity to practice their own writing, investigate an educational topic of their choice related to writing and share teaching strategies.
UW grad helps spark farmers’ market movement
- UW 360 profiles Chris Curtis of the University District Farmers Market in Seattle. Curtis is a graduate of the University of Washington.
Teacher Education Program
These community organizations are members of the Teacher Education Program‘s Community Based Organization (CBO) network. The program builds connections between the teacher in training, community organizations and local schools.
Young Executives of Color Program
The UW’s Young Executives of Color Program is a series of business exploration workshops for local high school students of color. Students from public and private high schools throughout the Puget Sound area come to the UW campus the first Saturday of every month.