Houston A+ Challenge is an independent nonprofit that has supported local public school improvement and education leadership development since 1997.
Our mission is to be a catalyst for change and a model for innovation in education in the Houston area and beyond, to ensure that every student is prepared for post-secondary success.
Read more about Our Vision for Houston's Public Schools.
Who We Serve
In the 2014-15 school year, Houston A+ Challenge will serve upwards of 2,000 educators and community members through our various initiatives, supporting schools in 20 school districts in and around Houston.
Since our founding, Houston A+ Challenge has served as the region's advocate for public school transformation, providing a catalyst for innovations, an engine for systemic change, and a galvanizing force for public, private, and corporate investment in public schools.
Each year, more than 90 percent of our budget goes directly to helping teachers, principals and districts improve school leadership, teaching and learning for thousands of Houston-area students.
Learn more about our Key Accomplishments and Our History.
How We Work
Houston A+ Challenge works ensure that all students in Greater Houston have access to schools that prepare them for post-secondary success through diverse, linked initiatives that strengthen, innovate, and connect schools and educators.
About Houston A+ Challenge
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honoring Founding Board Member
Maconda Brown O'Connor
and Founding Board Chair