Opportunity 180 actively recruits and supports organizations that can help us achieve our mission. We have the humility to know that we can’t do this alone and seek partners with evidence of success, scale and sustainability aligned to our four priorities.
Teach For America works to expand educational opportunity for children facing the challenges of poverty. Founded in 1990, Teach For America recruits and develops a diverse corps of outstanding college graduates and professionals to make an initial two-year commitment to teach in high-need schools and become lifelong leaders in the effort to end educational inequity.
Building Excellent Schools (BES) is committed to improving academic achievement of underserved students in our nation’s urban centers. BES trains leaders to take on the demanding and urgent work of leading high-achieving, college-preparatory urban charter schools. Las Vegas’ first BES leader will launch a school in the fall of 2017.