Wyman Center

Vision: We envision a day when all young people in America will thrive in learning, work and life.
Mission: To empower teens from economically disadvantaged circumstances to lead successful lives and build strong communities.

We envision a St. Louis region where all families, regardless of race, have the opportunity to thrive.

Teach For America is part of a community working to expand educational opportunity for the thousands of children growing up in poverty in St. Louis. Corps members and alumni are a source of talent and energy for more equitable schools and a more equitable city.

The mission of the St. Louis Public Schools Foundation is to engage and focus local, regional, and national support to promote educational success for Saint Louis Public School District students.

In 2007, Rhonda Broussard founded St. Louis Language Immersion Schools (SLLIS), a federal non-profit charter management organization funded primarily by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and guided by a agreement with SLLIS’ primary sponsor, the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

An online college success resource for St. Louis high school and college students, parents and teachers to help students get in, stay in and succeed in college.

St. Louis Artworks provides job training in the arts to creative teens in St. Louis.

We share books and adventures with preschool-age children from low-income communities to inspire a love of reading and set the stage for successful learning.

Strengthening our region’s ability to support children & youth.

Parents as Teachers promotes the optimal early development, learning and health of young children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers. We provide an evidence-based, research-informed home visiting model and are a center for innovation in promising practices and flexible, adaptive designs.