Resources for Educators

Those of us at RT Fisher Educational Enterprises™ and the Educators' Institute™ understand the value of constantly "sharpening our own saws". We enjoy sharing resources that we have discovered that have been created by people and other organizations that are helping to close the achievement gap.

Check out the variety of resources below to help continue to expand your knowledge and awareness about improving education to help students create successful lives.

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Partners and Organizations On The Move

Alliance for Regional Collaboration to Heighten Educational Success – ARCHES

ARCHES provides grants and technical assistance to increase the success of regional collaborative work to close opportunity gaps and increase college readiness, enrollment, and completion rates for students from socio-economic and racial-ethnic communities with historically low college-going rates.

ARCHES also serves as a professional community in which members engaged in collaborative efforts to improve student achievement can learn from each other; identify and promote effective practices; provide professional development and technical assistance; mentor new collaboratives; share strategies to optimize efficiency and effectiveness; and advocate for public policies that lead to educational attainment and elimination of the achievement gap.

Choose College Educational Foundation™

Founded in 2005, Choose College Educational Foundation, Inc™. (Choose College™) promotes the benefits for pursuing higher education beyond high school.

Our motto, Choose College™: Not Just 4 Years, Choose College 4 Life™ speaks to the belief that education doesn’t end in high school rather it is a lifelong journey for all. We believe that all students have the ability to academically succeed and pursue post secondary education if provided with resources, information, guidance, and support. To that end, Choose College™ services include youth and family programming, a public awareness campaign, and college going resources and materials.

Bay Area Search Engine Academy

Hands-on workshops to master Search Engine Optimization and Internet Marketing.

The Bay Area Search Engine Academy is licensed by the Search Engine Academy. Their focus is to teach the same curricula as the Search Engine Academy, and impart a standardized methodology to doing proper, "white-hat" search engine optimization techniques.

They are based in the San Francisco Bay Area, and only teach workshops in the Bay Area, Sacramento and surrounding counties.

Nectar Consulting, Inc.

Business Coaching & Consulting. Helping business owners and executives implement effective strategies for sustainable growth.

Bringing Clarity to Business - Nectar Consulting works with small to midsize organizations to help leaders awaken their spirits and realize their full potential from the inside out. Their services allow them to enhance their capacity to lead and develop others to actively grow into powerful, collaborative decision makers for superior business results.

California GEAR UP

GEAR UP, which stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, is a federal program funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

GEAR UP provides federal funding for 213 state and partnership grants serving over 748,000 low-income students in 48 states, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Palau, and Puerto Rico. The goal of the program is to significantly increase the number of low-income middle and high school students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.

Roth Consulting

Helping companies, entrepreneurs and investors achieve their goals and do things the right way the first time.

Roth Consulting works with clients to:
  1. develop a winning Strategy, a strategy that will drive success, raise capital and focus management on the core issues facing the business.
  2. then raise the Capital necessary to make the Strategy a success
  3. augment the Management team to effectively utilize the capital to implement the strategy.

Southern Alameda County Alliance of African American Educators (SACAAAE)

The Southern Alameda County Alliance of African American Educators (SACAAAE) promotes excellence in education by providing services, support and professional development oppotunities for educators that enhances the success and performance of all students.

JL Davis Family Resource Center

Building healthy families in the African American community through family strengthening, educational programs, and support services in order to improve the well being and academic outcomes for our youth.