iEducate Celebrates its 3rd Anniversary

iEducate Celebrates its 3rd Anniversary

iEducate celebrated its 3rd anniversary on November 4th at the Asia Society with over 100 guests that included our team members, educators, public officials and industry partners. Special guests included Congressman Al Green, City Controller Chris Brown, the Consular...

An Interview with Veteran Tutor Donald Bici

Donald Bici, a current senior studying Petroleum Engineering at The University of Houston, sat down with Rachana Wood, Director of Professional Development, to discuss his time as an iEducate tutor. Rachana: Thank you, Donald, for being a part of iEducate and sharing...

Expanding our Horizons

After the transformative results at Crockett and Braeburn Elementary schools, Blackshear Elementary successfully launched the iEducate program in Fall 2015. Beginning in Fall 2016, iEducate added an additional 6 HISD elementary schools (Sherman, Elrod, Kennedy,...

Empowering iEducate Tutors through Professional Development

  There are four pillars to the iEducate program: Tutoring, Mentoring, Summer Enrichment and Professional Development. While the first three are focused on the elementary school students, the fourth is geared towards the college student tutors. The primary focus...

iEducate Expands Summer Enrichment to More Elementary Schools

iEducate held its 3-Day Explore! Science Workshop at Crockett, Blackshear, Sherman and Eliot Elementary schools from May 31 through June 2, 2016. The science workshop was an all-volunteer effort in collaboration with employees of Schlumberger, NASA, and Baylor College...

Summer Camp Volunteer Jeevan Kaur Recounts Her Experience

My experience as a volunteer at the iEducateUSA Bridge Camp was what one could call eventful. Interacting with elementary students kept me alert, their intricate needs were something to look out for. On June 8th, I began my 3-week volunteer journey at Crockett...

Students at Crockett Share their Thoughts

Carmen Johnson teaches fifth grade math at Crockett Elementary School, and has worked alongside┬áiEducateUSA Fellows since the program’s inception. She recently asked her students to write anonymous letters to students at a prospective school, letters that she...