Investing in Education
Supporting Teachers | Informing the Community | Serving as a Catalyst
Strong Schools, Strong Commumities
Dollars invested in schools stay in our community and provide an economic engine in Wake County. Did you know that a strong public school system generates up to $1.6 billion in additional lifetime incomes for graduates? High-quality public education also leads to increased home values and reduced taxpayer costs across the county.
SummerSTEM Day Four: Tapping Into the Grid By Elise Saenger-Heyl What is “the grid”? While we talk about “the grid” all the time, and hear about it in the news, we are often unaware of the true meaning. During one SummerSTEM group’s day two of immersion, which I was...
Circuits, and 3D printers, and pharmaceuticals, oh my! Today, SummerSTEM partnered with Wake Technical Community College to understand more about some of the careers for which Wake Tech helps prepare students.
SummerSTEM Day Two: Teachers Need Field Trips Too By Elise Saenger-Heyl Did you know that Duke Energy has a water resources team that monitors the health of Harris Lake? I did not, until today when I was given the opportunity to join the site visit to Duke Energy....