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Flying Classroom

Flying Classroom STEM Curriculum for After School Learning

November 18, 2020

Students from L. Douglas Wilder Middle, Glen Lea Elementary, and Ratcliffe Elementary will soon take part in virtual expeditions and other after-school STEM adventures and projects thanks to a partnership between the Virginia Department of Education – VDOE and Flying Classroom! Flying Classroom is a supplemental STEM+ curriculum based on the global expeditions of pioneering…

Leading From Inside Leadership Program

Leading from Inside

November 10, 2020

Recognizing the need for more leadership diversity in our community schools, HEF is excited to support an innovative leadership development program called Leading from Inside. Participants in this program will learn how successful leaders, schools, and organizations create a vibe, brand, culture and flow that draws students in and allows them to find their passion…

Survey Link

October 30, 2020

Dear Friends, Thank you for your support and friendship during a year that has been challenging in many ways. The Henrico Education Foundation is beginning a strategic planning process that will help us identify the direction we will take for the next three to five years. We are asking for your perspective on our programs…

HEF is hiring a Program Coordinator for the Learning & Discovery Program

October 13, 2020

The Program Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Director of Operations and oversee the administration and operations of the Learning & Discovery Program, ensuring a positive, safe, enriching environment, in accordance the Henrico Education Foundation policies, procedures, and mission. Duties and Responsibilities: Oversee the administration and operation of the Learning & Discovery Program,…

Tee Off for Education

Tee Off for Education Golf Tournament

October 8, 2020

Henrico Education Foundation Board of Directors and staff would like to thank our generous sponsors and event patrons for supporting the Tee Off for Education golf tournament

Art Love Founder donates art kits

September 4, 2020

5th grade Kaechele student Ava Rajappa (right) with friends Kailey & Caroline Kotze (left to right) donated more than 500 art kits for Glen Lea and Laburnum students. Ava started her own non-profit [] that so far has distributed 2000 kits across the US! Art teacher Raelyn Fines was excited to receive the kits! Glen…

Supporting Teachers, Students & Families in HCPS’ 2020-21 Mission Forward

September 4, 2020

  Since the COVID school closure in March, HEF has provided funding for HCPS teachers, students and their families. This has included food and basic necessities for Henrico’s most vulnerable students, and WiFi hotspots for students and teachers without internet access. This support has expanded to include virtual summer camps for nearly 100 disadvantaged students…

2 Henrico schools to benefit from state grant

August 27, 2020

The Henrico Education Foundation earned two of the 51 grants awarded yesterday by the Virginia Department of Education to fund 21st Century Community Learning Centers in communities across the commonwealth. Read more at the Henrico Citizen

HEF is hiring for the Learning & Discovery Program

July 31, 2020

Learning and Discovery Program Job Descriptions   Center Director Are you looking for part-time work at full-time pay? Are you passionate about supporting students and a staff team? Join the Henrico Education Foundation’s Learning & Discovery Program as a part-time Center Director! Our Center Directors earn a minimum of $20 per hour for up to…

CLC Summer Programming

How do we reach summer camp students during COVID?

July 15, 2020

It’s easy, we bring the program to them! Through HEF’s Community Learning Center (CLC) initiative, working in partnership with HCPS, we’re delivering programming to nearly 100 students in the safety of their own homes. Site Supervisors from Ratcliffe Elementary, Glen Lea Elementary, Wilder Middle, and HEF’s CLC Program Officer created a virtual learning plan featuring…