Project GRAD USA

Project GRAD USA Helping students nationwide receive a world-class education, graduate high school, and excel in college. Project GRAD USA is one of the nation's largest college access program for students in low-income areas, opening the doors to college with academic, community, and financial assistance.

We are also authorized school operators in Massachusetts and Tennessee. In 2013, our first GRAD Academies opened in Holyoke, MA and Memphis, TN. For more information, please see www.projectgrad.org

We are also authorized school operators in Massachusetts and Tennessee. In 2013, our first GRAD Academies opened in Holyoke, MA and Memphis, TN. For more information, please see www.projectgrad.org

GRAD Academy Memphis's Girls' Varsity Softball team played in the SCIAA City Championship last Friday against Carver Hig...
04/29/2015
Spotlight: GAM’s Varsity Softball Is Going to the Championship! | Grad Academy Memphis

GRAD Academy Memphis's Girls' Varsity Softball team played in the SCIAA City Championship last Friday against Carver High School! Congratulations to the team, and good luck with the remaining games!

Spotlight: GAM’s Varsity Softball Is Going to the Championship! GRAD Academy Memphis’s Varsity Softball team played in the SCIAA High School Championship last Friday, April 24th, against Carver High School. The team is made of freshman and sophomore girls, and they worked diligently all season to br…

The Morgan School's 6th and 7th grade Earth and Life Science Teacher Brianna Rivers was named the District Winner for th...
04/15/2015
Morgan’s Brianna Rivers named District Winner for the 2015 Shell Science Lab Challenge | Project...

The Morgan School's 6th and 7th grade Earth and Life Science Teacher Brianna Rivers was named the District Winner for the 2015 Shell Science Lab Challenge!

To read more about her innovative and inspiring teaching methods, click on the link below. Congratulations, Brianna!

April 1, 2015 Morgan’s Brianna Rivers named District Winner for the 2015 Shell Science Lab Challenge Brianna Rivers, Morgan School’s 6th and 7th grade Earth and Life Science teacher, was selected as one of 18 national finalists in the 2015 Shell Science Lab Challenge, beating out teachers from Massa…

Check out the exciting positions for GRAD Academy Memphis, Morgan School, and Dean Tech for the 2015-2016 school year!We...
04/13/2015
Spotlight: Project GRAD is Hiring! | Project GRAD

Check out the exciting positions for GRAD Academy Memphis, Morgan School, and Dean Tech for the 2015-2016 school year!

We are also searching for a new Director of Data to join our PGUSA team! There is no longer a deadline for interested applicants, and you can learn more in our Spotlight and Jobs pages.

Spotlight: Project GRAD is Hiring! Become a Teacher at a GRAD Academy Project GRAD USA is currently recruiting outstanding primary and secondary school teachers for its GRAD Academies: Dean Technical High School, GRAD Academy Memphis, and Morgan (PreK-8) School. Project GRAD USA currently operates…

Did you know that 3 of our Dean students recently medalled at their regional SkillsUSA competition? You can read this st...
04/09/2015
3 Dean Students Medal at Skills USA Competition | Project GRAD

Did you know that 3 of our Dean students recently medalled at their regional SkillsUSA competition? You can read this story and more at projectgrad.org!

March 31, 2015 3 Dean Students Medal at Skills USA Competition Dean Technical High School sent 19 students to the regional Skills USA competition on March 10th, and three students returned winners, pushing them to the state competition in April. The competition was held at McCann Technical School in…

Project GRAD USA is offering a 12 month secondment opportunity as Director of Data for McKinsey & Company BAs, You can l...
04/08/2015
Spotlight: Project GRAD is Hiring! | Project GRAD

Project GRAD USA is offering a 12 month secondment opportunity as Director of Data for McKinsey & Company BAs, You can learn more about this position at our site projectgrad.org.

Edit: there is no deadline for interested applicants

Spotlight: Project GRAD is Hiring! Become a Teacher at a GRAD Academy Project GRAD USA is currently recruiting outstanding primary and secondary school teachers for its GRAD Academies: Dean Technical High School, GRAD Academy Memphis, and Morgan (PreK-8) School. Project GRAD USA currently operates…

Dean Technical High School, one of our GRAD Academies, is recruiting teacher leaders as part of the T3 (Turnaround Teach...
03/31/2015
Apply to become a T3 Teacher Leader | Teach Plus

Dean Technical High School, one of our GRAD Academies, is recruiting teacher leaders as part of the T3 (Turnaround Teacher Teams) Initiative, a teacher leadership program for experienced, effective teachers in high-needs schools.T3 Teacher Leaders learn, lead, and collaborate to improve teacher practice and student outcomes.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, visit deantech.gradacademy.org, or click the link below!

What is T3? The T3 (Turnaround Teacher Teams) Initiative is an innovative teacher leadership program for experienced, effective teachers in high-needs schools.

Become a GRAD Academy Teacher in the 2015-16 School Year!We are currently recruiting primary and secondary school teache...
03/10/2015
Become a GRAD Academy Teacher in the 2015-16 School Year!! | Project GRAD

Become a GRAD Academy Teacher in the 2015-16 School Year!

We are currently recruiting primary and secondary school teachers for our GRAD Academy locations. Click below to find out more information about Project GRAD, the schools, and how you can apply for a position for the 2015-2016 school year!

January 26, 2015 Become a GRAD Academy Teacher in the 2015-16 School Year!! Project GRAD USA is currently recruiting outstanding primary and secondary school teachers for its GRAD Academies: Dean Technical High School, GRAD Academy Memphis, and Morgan (Pre-K-8) School. For over two decades, Project…

Did you know that Project GRAD USA tweets too? Check out what we say about education and our organization in 140 charact...
03/09/2015
Project GRAD USA (@ProjectGRADUSA) | Twitter

Did you know that Project GRAD USA tweets too? Check out what we say about education and our organization in 140 characters or less!

The latest Tweets from Project GRAD USA (@ProjectGRADUSA). School operator and college access model focused on ensuring all students can succeed

GRAD Academy Memphis's Poetry Slam Team has been selected to represent youth poetry at the upcoming Memphis Black Expo! ...
02/27/2015
Spotlight: GAM Featured as “Cool School of the Week” | Grad Academy Memphis

GRAD Academy Memphis's Poetry Slam Team has been selected to represent youth poetry at the upcoming Memphis Black Expo! Our students were chosen for their original poem "Opening Closed Doors", which they will perform Saturday, March 11th.

For more details about the Expo, you can visit blackexpomemphis.com.

Spotlight: GAM Featured as “Cool School of the Week” On December 19th, 2014, GRAD Academy Memphis was named “Cool School of the Week” by local news channel ABC 24 for a second time since its opening in August 2013. The feature focused on the three core principals that make GAM shine: trust, respect,…

Did you know that GRAD Academy Memphis was chosen as the "Cool School of the Week" for the second time in a year by ABC2...
02/25/2015
GAM Featured as “Cool School of the Week” | Grad Academy Memphis

Did you know that GRAD Academy Memphis was chosen as the "Cool School of the Week" for the second time in a year by ABC24?

Check out the feature on our GRAD Academy Memphis site!

February 25, 2015 GAM Featured as “Cool School of the Week” On December 19th, 2014, GRAD Academy Memphis was named “Cool School of the Week” by local news channel ABC 24 for a second time since its opening in August 2013. The feature focused on the three core principals that make GAM shine: trust, r…

“The students at Morgan Elementary have a wealth of untapped potential and the desire to share their experiences with pe...
01/30/2015
Get Involved | GRAD Academy Morgan

“The students at Morgan Elementary have a wealth of untapped potential and the desire to share their experiences with people they can trust. The minute you make a connection with one of these
students, the look on their faces reminds us all why we became educators in the first place.” Brianna Rivers, 6th & 7th Grade Science

Come see why Brianna and many other teachers are saying great things about Morgan School!

Get Involved Morgan is fully committed to our students’ success, and so we are always seeking dedicated, passionate, and qualified individuals and groups to join our team and work towards our educational goals. There are many ways to become involved! Donate Your tax-deductible donation to Morgan, a…

Project GRAD USA is currently recruiting outstanding primary and secondary school teachers for its GRAD Academies in Mem...
01/26/2015
Project GRAD USA is hiring for the 2015-2016 School Year | Project GRAD

Project GRAD USA is currently recruiting outstanding primary and secondary school teachers for its GRAD Academies in Memphis, Tennessee, and Holyoke, Massachusetts. For over two decades, Project GRAD has been a national leader in transforming student achievement and opportunity in schools serving students in low-income communities. Distinguishing GRAD Academies is our conviction that learners’ ideas, cultural backgrounds, and communities are central resources for rigorous learning and achievement.

To find out more about Project GRAD USA and its GRAD Academies, visit our website at www.projectgrad.org or click the link below.

January 26, 2015 Project GRAD USA is hiring for the 2015-2016 School Year Project GRAD USA is currently recruiting outstanding primary and secondary school teachers for its GRAD Academies in Memphis, Tennessee, and Holyoke, Massachusetts. For over two decades, Project GRAD has been a national leader…

Please share our Project GRAD Giving Library page! It will help others learn more about the work we are doing, and we wi...
02/03/2014
Project Grad USA on Giving Library

Please share our Project GRAD Giving Library page! It will help others learn more about the work we are doing, and we will also receive a donation of $5 each time the link is shared.

Do a good deed, help those in need. Just share Project Grad USA, and the Giving Library will donate $5 to them. #Share2Give

12/19/2013
Jobs | Project GRAD

As we grow our GRAD Academies in New England, we're hiring talented school leaders and teachers. For more information and to apply to join our team, please see http://projectgrad.org/get-involved/jobs/

JobsGRAD USAProject GRAD USA is seeking a Vice President for Data and Analytics, overseeing the development and coordination of GRAD Academies data systems. She or he will lead the conceptualization and design of the GRAD Academies data infrastructure, and guide the selection of system data manageme...

Great Philadelphia Inquirer story on GRAD's success in Pennsylvania, where more students than ever are heading to colleg...
06/11/2012
Program boosts Chester High students' college participation

Great Philadelphia Inquirer story on GRAD's success in Pennsylvania, where more students than ever are heading to college. (Don't miss the profile of Brishonna Palmer, "who could not hold back tears last week as she talked about the road she traveled to admission at a Pennsylvania State University-affiliated technical college in Williamsport.")

In Delaware County's beleaguered Chester Upland School District, one statistic highlights the grim picture for students: Last year, fewer than one in five graduating seniors — 18 percent —...

06/09/2012

I would like to say Congrats to the Milwaukee Harold S. Vincent Class of 2012!!!! You made it !!!!

05/30/2012

Congratulations Class of 2012!

02/15/2012

“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.”
--Michaelangelo (1475–1564)

01/11/2012

Never miss a class. Study life your life depends on it. Get those late books back to the library. It's resolution season! Have any good ones?

12/01/2011

Question of the Week! Biggest surprise about your first semester of college?

Davis High School Goes from Dropout Factory to National Model  -  Project GRAD USA
12/01/2011
Davis High School Goes from Dropout Factory to National Model - Project GRAD USA

Davis High School Goes from Dropout Factory to National Model - Project GRAD USA

Project GRAD is helping disadvantaged students graduate from high school and get into college. Helping children from low income families earn their high school diploma is not charity. It is a way to ensure the future of our communities.

GEAR UP grants to 2 GRAD Sites  -  Project GRAD USA
12/01/2011
GEAR UP grants to 2 GRAD Sites - Project GRAD USA

GEAR UP grants to 2 GRAD Sites - Project GRAD USA

Project GRAD is helping disadvantaged students graduate from high school and get into college. Helping children from low income families earn their high school diploma is not charity. It is a way to ensure the future of our communities.

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