Four HCPS innovative learning coaches are “innovation rock stars”

Twice each year, the Henrico Education Foundation awards grants to HCPS educators with groundbreaking ideas for their school or classroom. (Check out some of the amazing innovation-grant-funded projects from across Henrico County at https://henricogives.org/grants/ .) Four HCPS Innovative Learning Coaches received special recognition for their successful HEF innovative grants at a recent meeting at the…

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Full-service hub at old Highland Springs HS is key piece of new countywide strategy

When the 2022-23 school year begins, the old Highland Springs High School building will be repurposed as Henrico County Public Schools’ first full-service community school hub. Rechristened the Oak Avenue Complex, the facility will be a major step in a new strategy to connect students and families with community services. It’s no secret that challenges…

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12 groundbreaking ideas from HCPS educators win funding in latest round of innovative grants

The Henrico Education Foundation has announced grants totaling $79,282 to fund 12 innovative projects proposed by Henrico County Public Schools educators. The programs will benefit more than 9,000 HCPS students. Twice each year, HEF invites teachers and other educators to submit their ideas for groundbreaking projects that enhance the school division’s mission. The Henrico School…

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HEF is FULL of Thanks for The Rite Aid Foundation

Rite Aid Foundation

The Rite Aid Foundation has generously gifted Henrico Education Foundation with a $10,000 grant as part of its annual Giving Tuesday grant award. Our leadership has decided to use this grant to support our Community Learning Centers. HEF is one of nearly 500 partner charities across the country receiving a grant from The Rite Aid…

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Glen Lea Elementary Telehealth Clinic

Glen Lea Telehealth Clinic

A ribbon-cutting ceremony in December 2021 at Glen Lea Elementary School celebrated an innovative new clinic that will help students get better access to health care and reduce missed instructional time. The Glen Lea Telehealth Clinic uses an internet webcam and other tools to enable students at the school in eastern Henrico County to consult…

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Funding Pre-K Education

Henrico Education Foundation leads a series of Early Childhood Education support initiatives. These initiatives open spaces in private childcare centers and family day homes to preschool students ages 3 and 4 on the waitlist for public Pre-K or for those that need a full day, full year program. Knowing that 85% of brain development happens…

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