Uplift Education: Symptom-Free COVID-19 Testing Sites

To promote the safety of our entire Uplift in-person community, we are highly encouraging our families, scholars and staff to get their annual flu shot and consider getting tested for COVID-19 prior to their first day of in-person or hybrid learning. This is particularly important if your child is in the Middle School or High School, or is participating in sports or […]

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A Career that Changes Uplift Education Students Lives – A School with Lifetime Support

The successful navigation of a college and career fair is a valuable life skill. This event helps our students at a time when students can benefit the most from career exploration, a process of building self-awareness, learning about potential careers, and developing a plan for reaching future goals. The Uplift College and Career Fair is […]

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Despite COVID-19

Hispanic Heritage Month began more than 30 years ago, when President Ronald Reagan expanded the nation’s Hispanic Heritage Week. Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated every year from September 15 through October 15. This year is no different. Despite COVID-19 throwing a wrench in our plans, there are still a variety of different ways to commemorate […]

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My journey thus far by: Paloma Diaz, a proud uplift alumni

In the past three and a half years I have moved to San Francisco, been awarded enough scholarships to fully cover my tuition and fees, obtained seven internships, (three of which have become lasting clients), been a leader in my community, and built a portfolio I am proud of. As I slowly check off my […]

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Uplift Education: 4 Tips to Calm Back-to-School Nerves

Each year as the summer winds down, scholars naturally start to feel the excitement and nervousness of returning to school. With this year kicking off differently than usual, many of us may need additional support and encouragement as we transition back to campus. Here are some ways you can help scholars manage their back-to-school jitters: […]

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Uplift Education: 6 Steps to Prepare for A Virtual Learning Environment

Preparing for a new school year can be challenging for many parents and scholars, and transitioning to a new virtual learning environment due to the COVID-19 pandemic adds additional challenges during an already stressful time. This school year will be unique to say the least, but we are prepared to help our families thrive in […]

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SENIOR DECISION DAY 2020: VIRTUALLY THE BEST CLASS EVER

Another complete school year is another chance we get to celebrate the achievements of our accomplished Uplift Senior Class of 2020. Under incredibly difficult circumstances, 839 Uplift seniors had to quickly adapt to online learning in the spring. The Uplift community is incredibly impressed by our seniors’ determination to make their last moments at Uplift meaningful, […]

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Uplift Education was Awarded to be in the First Cohort for a State-Funded Incentive Pay to High-Performing Teachers

Uplift Education will prioritize our teachers and provide 90% of the funds directly to teachers who have earned the TIA designations. Uplift Education was awarded to be in the first cohort of the Teacher Incentive Allotment (TIA) program to provide state-funded incentive pay to high-performing teachers. Uplift anticipates 136 of their teachers receiving a state […]

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2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR: FREE SCHOOL SUPPLIES NEAR YOU

The Dallas/Fort Worth communities play a vital role in supporting children who are returning to school in an in-person, virtual, or hybrid learning environment.  Business, churches, and community groups are stepping up to help ensure students have the supplies they need during these unprecedented times. Now more than ever, our families need support to prepare for learning […]

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