WakeEd investors, volunteers, and ambassadors provide Wake County educators with the support and resources they need to engage nearly 160,000 students in innovative, real-world learning.

Together, we can do more.


Every dollar that you give helps strengthen Wake County Public Schools by supporting and empowering teachers, giving them the resources they need to set students up for success after graduation.


Become a WakeEd ambassador. Help us increase community awareness and support for Wake County Public Schools by sharing WakeEd’s mission, programs, and impact with your network.


Businesses, nonprofits, and government organizations from across the Triangle are making a difference in Wake County classrooms through WakeEd programs – you can to. Scroll down to see how you can get involved.

January & September

Join Partners Read. Volunteers are placed into first-grade classrooms to develop relationships with students, share a love for reading, and add to students’ personal libraries.

Email our Director of Programs to find out how you can become a Partners Read volunteer.


Host SummerSTEM Teachers. It takes many dedicated partners, investors, and volunteers to embed more than 100 educators in businesses and organizations for hands-on professional development experiences.

Email our Director of Programs to find out how your company can support SummerSTEM.


Attend STEMposium to see how WakeEd SummerSTEM teachers engaged students in real-world, project-based learning throughout the school year.

Sign up for Insight (our monthly newsletter) to get STEMposium information sent directly to your inbox.


Celebrate Stars of Education. The stars that we honor each year are influencing and strengthening our community by supporting public education in Wake County – you can too. There are many ways to be a part of this exciting event.

Sign up for Insight (our monthly newsletter) to receive ticket and sponsorship information for 2018!