to do more.
- 76%of teacherssaid that Verizon Innovative Learning schools enhanced student engagement.
- 58%of studentswere more proficient in STEM sciences.
- 42%of studentsliked school more after participating in the program.
Featured school profiles
Two teachers use tech to transform their classrooms.
Verizon recognizes outstanding teachers for improving test scores, creating leaders and inspiring kids to love school.
"Verizon Innovative Learning takes student learning to another level."
Dimitres Pantelidis, Principal at P.S. 171
“He became a leader instead of that kid in the classroom. Academically his grades shot up because he feels like he's accomplishing it on his own."
Jean Nicoleau, Chaperone and Teacher
“With the students that were in the [program], I can see a world of difference. They're more confident and stepping up to the plate and taking on leadership positions.”
Helen Howell, Instructor
“The structure is essential, and it’s engaging. When the kids engage in the learning environment, they engage elsewhere.”
Marilyn Dieppa, Instructor, Florida International University
“That's what I see her getting from this [program]. She's getting that smart is cool; that smart can bring you places.”
Liz Lynch, Instructor, Patrick Henry Community College