About


Our Goal

Our goal is to improve academic outcomes among English learners by providing evidence-based training for teachers, engaging diverse parents meaningfully in the school-family partnership, and delivering high-quality professional development to school staff.

Project STEP UP

Project STEP UP is a five-year federally funded program that provides a variety of services and activities in Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools.
Logo for STEP UP, supporting technology, educators, and parents for upward progress

Project SEMILLA

Project SEMILLA is a five-year federally funded program that provides a variety of services and activities in Topeka Public School.
The logo says SEMILLA in blue with smaller red text under reading "The University of Kansas" the S in SEMILLA is connected to a plant depicting the roots, seeds, and two small leaves connected together