Families In Schools (FIS) recognizes the value of strong family-school partnerships in supporting student achievement. Consequently, we provide programs and professional development that fosters authentic parent engagement by building the skills, knowledge and confidence of both parents and staff on how to work together. FIS targets low-income and underserved communities recognizing that access to quality education continues to be the gateway out of poverty and the road to the American dream.
ICEF, which stands for Inner City Education Foundation, operates 12 schools educating over 4,000 students in grades K through 12. ICEF was one of the first charter school management organizations in Los Angeles and has become a leader in raising to competitive levels the achievement of African-American and Latino/Hispanic students in the state of California.
Our goal is that each scholar is fit not only to attend, compete, and graduate from a top college or university, but also to effect change as leaders within the communities they will live and serve.