Forward in the Fifth’s initiatives serve students, educators, parents and the communities of Southern and Eastern Kentucky. Through partnerships, programs emerge every year aimed at increasing educational achievement in the region. By working together, there is greater engagement and a stronger voice for education.
Energizing students. Empowering communities.
Assisting educators and other leaders to get students talking and thinking about how they make important decisions regarding their education.
Educating high school students on credit/debit card use and abuse, predatory lending and student loans from knowledgeable attorneys and financial managers.
Creating an early interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math by allying scientists with middle school students.
Changing the learning culture in elementary schools by implementing the shared language and understanding of Stephen Covey’s The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.
Building community excitement and action to raise educational attainment by starting Local Educational Affiliate Programs county by county.
Helping middle school students through challenging times by pairing them with college student mentors.
Capturing the voices of students as they identify key educational issues and successes by creating and publishing their own videos.
Encouraging high school students to become actively involved in pursuing college and career readiness.