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Educate & Elevate

Elevating abilities and aspirations!

Our Mission

The mission of the Education Elevators program is to elevate the abilities and aspirations of students to make them more confident in themselves and more receptive to learning.

Community Benefit

Our mentoring partnerships give businesses, organizations, and Elevators many opportunities to “shine,” and yet, the long-term improvement of our communities is the primary reason that Education Elevators exists!

Business Benefit

EE fosters employee engagement, satisfaction and retention while improving workplace morale and performance.

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What is an Education Elevator?

Our program participants elevate the abilities and aspirations of students to make them more confident in themselves and more receptive to learning.

As an Elevator, you’ll have a weekly opportunity to share your interests and passions with a student, opening them up to a whole new world that may spark in them a greater passion for learning! In turn, students often expose their Elevator to new ways of seeing the world. Elevators and students engage in activities they both enjoy, like reading, games, sports, arts & crafts, and more

From the Director

ee allison v2We are in the midst of a youth crisis. Students are struggling academically and every year scores of children, full of unique talents and potential, fail to become productive adults. Many students in our community are facing obstacles that are unimaginable to many of us (e.g. physical and mental abuse, exposure to drugs and violence, neglect, apathy from those they care about most) while trying to succeed in school. Most of these children are shouldering these burdens without anyone to provide consistent support and guidance to help them navigate these obstacles.

Without the necessary support, kids are more likely to become disengaged from school, engage in drug and alcohol abuse and other risky behavior, be violent towards others, and/or dropout of high school. Without some kind of intervention, the odds are stacked too high against these kids. 

However, an undisputed wide body of research has shown that by creating strong mentoring relationships between students and caring adults ... (Read More)

Our Corporate Partners

eelogoEducation Elevators is a West Virginia based, non-profit organization that partners businesses and organizations with local schools to match their employees with students in need of mentors, role models, friendship, academic support, and individual attention.

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