Silicon Valley Education Foundation
Silicon Valley is one of the most forward-thinking regions in the world, setting the standard for innovation across industries. Yet, this is not always reflected in the performance in their schools. In the face of tight budgets, inconsistent resources, and an increasingly diverse population, more and more students are left unprepared to graduate college and expand their career options.
It is through their established legacy and strong partnerships with districts, educators, and the for-profit and nonprofit sectors, that Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) champions education solutions that inspire underserved students to succeed in college and careers. As the largest education nonprofit in Silicon Valley, SVEF is dedicated to raising student performance in the critical areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
The vision of Silicon Valley Education Foundation is that every student becomes a successful and productive adult.
In a healthy society, individuals are active and engaged with the world around them. SVEF is dedicated to creating economic opportunity through quality education. As the demands on their workforce change, post-secondary education has become increasingly necessary for 21st century careers.
The mission of Silicon Valley Education Foundation is to deliver and advocate for STEM education that inspires underserved students to succeed in college and careers.
Student successes in the STEM subjects have been repeatedly recognized as indicators of future achievement. With a twenty-year history, SVEF’s proven programs have supported over 27,000 students and 1100 teachers in over 62 school districts with its scalable supplemental STEM programs and support of teachers and districts.See more