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The Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Promise provides scholarships to Pittsburgh Public Students for postsecondary education. EFL has several lines of work with the Promise.

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Winchester Thurston:
City as Our Campus

Winchester Thurston is a PK-12 independent school located in Shadyside. Their City as Our Campus leverages the vast resources available in Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas to provide deep meaningful learning experience for their students.

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Summer Dreamers
Evaluation Infrastructure

Summer Dreamers is a summer learning program for students of Pittsburgh Public Schools. The program aims to provide students access to rigorous academic learning coupled with fun and new recreational activity opportunities.

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NSF Includes: Broadening Participation in Postsecondary STEM

This NSF Includes grant is aimed to understand how participation in postsecondary STEM can be supported for underrepresented students and to build pathways to admission through participation in precollege STEM programs.

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United Way:
Be a Middle School Mentor

BAMSM is a mentoring program offered through the United Way to students in Pittsburgh Public Schools. This project explored the impacts of the program on socio-emotional, college aspirations, and other academic and behavioral indicators.

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Katz School of Business: Experience-Based Learning in MBA

The Katz School of Business MBA program incorporates experience-based learning into its programming. While the benefit it is often intuitively known, there is typically little evidence to support the assertion. This projected was an effort to build a valid and practical measurement infrastructure.

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Other current and past work includes:

  • The Batch Foundation
  • The Heinz Endowments
  • Pittsburgh Cares
  • The Pittsburgh Foundation
  • A+ Schools
  • National Writing Project
  • The Skillman Foundation
  • Reading is FUNdamental Pittsburgh
  • Fox Chapel Area School District
  • Boundless Readers
  • City Charter High School