Spring Benefit 2017 - 5.2.2017
Join us in celebrating our reaching 1 million students this school year!
2017 United Airlines NYC Half - 3.19.2017
Thank you to Team ExpandED for running to close the learning gap!
Thank you to everyone who sent a note of encouragement to a 6th grader in the Bronx, welcoming them to middle school!
Spring Benefit 2016 - 5.5.2016
On May 5, 2016, we held our spring benefit at the Hippodrome in New York City to support our mission to increase education and enrichment opportunities for kids who need it the most. Emceed by Soledad O'Brien of Starfish Media Group and member of the Board of Directors at ExpandED Schools, the event honored Ramón González (principal of The Laboratory School of Finance and Technology X223), Danny Meyer (CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group) and Merryl Tisch (Chancellor Emeritus, New York State Board of Regents). Attendees enjoyed breakdancing and step dance performances by ExpandED kids, wrote about education experiences on the Reflection Wall, bid on items in our silent auction, and met students and educators in our expanded learning showcase. Click here to view event pics.
2016 United Airlines NYC Half - 3.20.2016
Meet the five runners of 2016's Team ExpandED Schools here.
Leap Day 2016 - 2.29.2016
See how we celebrated the #ExpandEDyear!
ExpandED Salon at YouTube Space NY - 11.17.2015
Hosted by the ExpandED Schools Junior Board at YouTube Space NY, this salon was a two-part discussion with ExpandED Schools Board Chair and Starfish Media CEO Soledad O'Brien about increasing access to enriched education experiences and closing the learning gap for kids in underserved communities. Soledad was joined by panelists New York Times best-selling author Dale Russakoff, YouTube Creator Kevin Lieber of Vsauce2 and EducationNews.org's Editor-in-Chief Matthew Tabor.
Spring Benefit 2015 - 5.27.2015
On May 27, 2015, we held our spring benefit at the Hippodrome in New York City to support our mission to increase education and enrichment opportunities for kids who need it the most. Emceed by Soledad O'Brien of Starfish Media Group and Chair of the Board of Directors at ExpandED Schools, the event honored Roger Ferguson (TIAA-CREF), Christina Fuentes (NYC Department of Education) and Herb Sturz (Open Society Foundations) for their commitment to closing the learning gap.
Click here to view event pics.